11 a.m., Oct. 17
Sound description: Hard-rock spin on '80s new wave.
RIYL: Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, the Cure, Billy Idol, the Go-Go's, Soft Cell, Devo, Simple Minds, Men at Work, Flock of Seagulls, New Order, Berlin, Dead or Alive, Nena, Madonna
Inception: San Diego, 2007
Influences: '80s new wave.
Southern California’s RadioStar brings to the stage an original spin on the new-wave hits of the '80s.