- R.I.P. filmmaker Jonathan Demme, director of “Something Wild,” “Stop Making Sense” & other Night Flight faves
- Record Store Day, every day: You got it nicer at Licorice Pizza stores in the 70s and early 80s
- “TV Party”: Glenn O’Brien’s weekly late 70s public-access punk cocktail party TV show
- Zinelandia: Night Flight talks with Joe Biel about “$100 & a T-Shirt,” his documentary about zines
- In 1977, Prince appeared on “The Gong Show,” but no one has ever talked about the episode, until now
- The Wu Tang Collection: The weirdest “Ku Fung Theater”-style mostly-Asian action flicks you’ll ever see
- Bullseye! Arrow Films’ exploitation, Italian horror, spaghetti westerns, drive-in sleaze & more, now on Night Flight Plus!
- “Dynaman”: Night Flight’s popular series featured rubber monsters, good looking Japanese teens, silly jokes, and cool pop music!
- “All Dolled Up”: Night Flight’s exclusive interview with director Bob Gruen about his New York Dolls documentary
- “The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
All posts tagged "music video"
Men at Work’s ominous “It’s A Mistake” warned of an accidental nuclear war in 1983
In this episode of Night Flight’s “Take Off to Politics” — which originally aired on September 9, 1983 — viewers were taken on a tour of rock music’s political points-of-view, beginning with the 1960s and then fast-forwarding...
- Posted April 26, 2017
“Directions in Jazz”: Miles Davis’s “Decoy” bridged two phases of his ’80s comeback era
Night Flight’s “Directions in Jazz” — which originally aired on September 20, 1986 — featured music videos by a handful of the genre’s key players, including the legendary Miles Davis, whose “Decoy” video was directed by Annabel...
- Posted April 25, 2017
“Science!”: It’s 2017, and we’re still marching to Thomas Dolby’s enduring ’80s synth-pop hit
Future post-apocalyptic dieselpunk sound wizard Thomas Dolby is featured in this special episode of Video Flash Tracks, featuring his quirky 80s synth-pop hit “She Blinded Me with Science,” ostensibly about a mad scientist falling in love with...
- Posted April 24, 2017
“Ways to be Wicked”: Petite dynamo Maria McKee and her rockin’ L.A. band Lone Justice
In Night Flight’s “Take Off to New American Music” — which originally aired on May 7, 1986 — we took a close look a few of the local bands in regional rock scenes across the country who...
- Posted April 20, 2017
The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo’s odyssey from absurdist theatre troupe to new wave octet
Night Flight’s “Take Off to L.A. Rock” — which originally aired on May 9, 1987 — featured a closer look at some of the bands which had already made their mark in Los Angeles during the 1980s,...
- Posted April 11, 2017
Storytelling Giants: Night Flight’s video profile of Talking Heads featured five of their best videos
“In the 1970s, a group called Talking Heads became staples on the Bowery music scene…” explains Pat Prescott in our Talking Heads Video Profile, which originally aired on September 20th, 1986. You can now find it streaming...
- Posted April 4, 2017
“Candy Man”: Motown’s Mary Jane Girls were protégées of the late punk funk idol Rick James
In Night Flight’s 25-minute Video Gallery: Sex collection — it originally aired on March 22, 1983, but you can now find it streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — Pat Prescott told audiences watching at home...
- Posted March 30, 2017
Viewers Choice: “Vienna” and Ultravox’s huge influence on the British synth-pop movement of the early ’80s
In this “Viewers Choice” episode of “Night Flight” — which originally aired on September 19, 1986, and is now streaming over on our Night Flight Plus channel — Pat Prescott introduces the video for Ultravox’s “Vienna” by...
- Posted March 27, 2017