On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. This installment is taken from a 1980 interview with Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie, as the band was enjoying huge success from their #1 single, “Call Me.” This was animated for Radio.com by Max Werkmeister of Ugly Cupcake Entertainment.
Last night, (May 14) Blondie celebrated their 40th anniversary on The Daily Show with a performance of “Sugar On the Side” and “One Way or Another,” but that’s not all that happened.
Earlier in the week I posted a story regarding the soundtrack to the new movie coming out about the CBGB Club in New York. Now, the trailer is out. It looks pretty funny! It comes […]
CBGB & OMFUG. Manhattan, NY. It stands for Country Bluegrass Blues and Other Music For Uplifting Gormandizers. It never really catered to Country, Bluegrass or Blues…ever. On October 11th, there will be a new movie coming out called […]
If it is your Birthday today, a BIG Happy Birthday shout out goes to you! You celebrate it with some pretty KOOL people! One is a B-52, another was a Playboy Bunny turned punk rock […]
Blondie is hitting the road again, and unlike past shows they have done with Cheap Trick, the B-52’s, or Pat Benatar, they are headlining their show and bringing the band ‘X’ with them. It’s called […]
Devo will spend this month on the road alongside Blondie, playing “Whip It,” “Girl U Want” and other new wave classics to the nostalgic masses. But they also have a brand new song that’s likely to make the setlist, one that finds its inspiration in an unlikely place – Mitt Romney’s dog.
New wave may have peaked in the mainstream 30 years ago, but Blondie and Devo are hoping to bring it back with a new tour together. The ’80s mainstays, both with the majority of their […]