Flashlite #719

Fiona Horne

After a week long break, we’re back. This time we have a killer overview of the most recent garage rocking gems! We have the new stuff from the supertrio Wolfmanhattan Project with Mick Collins, Kid Congo Powers and Bob Bert. Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman has a new album. His fellow Australians, Los Palms are also back with new music. Also from Australia, we check out Michael Beach. We introduce Fruit Tones from Manchester, Downhauls from Boston, Ace of Spit from St. Louis, Class from Tucson AZ, Toxics from Helsinki in Finland and an interesting LA duet The Christian Family. Rock with us!

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Hunx & His Punx – White Lipstick;
Michael Beach – Out In A Burning Alley;
The Toxics – Different Lies;
Mini Skirt – DIY Nightmare;
S.U.G.A.R. – Nobody;
CLASS – Cockney Rebel;
The Christian Family – Whatcha Got;
Harlan T Bobo – Nadine;
Ace of Spit – Nadine (Won’t Make It to Memphis);
The Downhauls – Green;
Personal and the Pizzas – I Can Reed;
Schizophonics – Rain Down;
Fruit Tones – Back In The Night (Again);
Wolfmanhattan Project – Silky Narcotic;
Mad Mojo Jett – Pity Like;
Oog Bogo – New State;
Deniz Tek – Taking One for the Team;
Los Palms – Scared Of Saturday Nights;
Gee Tee – Someone Else.

Flashlite #718

Fiona Horne

Heavier sounds today! We have new tunes by Datura4 from Perth, AU, Clutch from Maryland, Build To Spill from Idaho, Afghan Whigs from Ohio and Keith Morris’ project Off. We also check out the new tune by Yurt from Ireland and introduce Meat Wave from Chicago, Seawtich and Mark of Cain, both bands from Australia.

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Frank Zappa – Muffin Man;
Datura 4 – Secret Society;
Meat Wave – 10k;
Status Quo – Down Down;
Stray – Alrigt Ma;
Clutch – Nosferatu Madre;
Seawitch – Witches Forever;
Sisteria – Star Child;
Built To Spill – Gonna Lose;
The Afghan Whigs – I’ll Make You See God;
Komodor – Believe It;
The Mark Of Cain – The Hammer;
Yurt – Paralyse;
Off – Peace or Conquest;
El Perro – Black Days.

Flashlite #717

Florence Shaw

Today we check out some of the darker and colder rock novelties around the planet, beginning with Glass from Berlin in Germany. Also from Germany, but in Leipzig we check out Doc Flippers. Then we check out new music from Tess Parks over in Toronto. Dry Cleaning from UK have a new record and we introduce Stroppies and Eggy, both bands from Melbourne AU. We check in with Cleveland’s Frayle, their mew single and from Little Barrie who digs into the back catalogue together with Malcom Catto. The last block closes with two new American acts: New Brutarians from Florida and Mick Trouble from Brooklyn.

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Shilpa Ray – Lawsuits and Suicide;
GLAAS – Easy Living;
Tess Parks – Do You Pray;
Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe – Bindle;
Alicja-Pop – Incandescent Time Continuum;
Dry Cleaning – Don’t Press Me;
The Stroppies – Up to My Elbows;
Bronze – Crack in the Surface;
Doc Flippers – Steel Splinters;
Eggy – A Toast to Good Health;
Little Barrie – I Cant Wait;
Little Barrie & Malcolm Catto – Rest In Blue (Early Version);
Frayle – Skin & Sorrow;
Vukovar – Place To Rest;
Psychedelic Furs – Love My Way;
New Brutarians – (Rock Me) I´m A Dadaist;
New Brutarians – 16 Savior;
Mick Trouble – Wasted Light;
The Trend – She’s Hi-Fi;
Bill Nelson’s Red Noise – Revolt Into Style.

Flashlite #716

Kimberly Morgan York

This is a nice little overview of the new female country rock scene. We start off with Kimberly Morgan York from Southern Kentucky. Then we check in with Nikki Lane from Nashville. Also in Nashville, we have Kelsey Waldon and Caitlin Rose. Over in Finland, we check out Erja Lyytinen. On the other side of the planed, we check in with Tami Neilson and Freya Josephine Hollick. In Canada, we hear the new stuff by Mariel Buckley. Stateside, Sunny Sweeney from Austin has a new record and so does Mean Mary from Geneva, Alabama.

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Julie Christensen – Gloryland;
Kimberly Morgan York – Fallen;
Nikki Lane – Denim & Diamonds;
Sophie & The Broken Things – Heavy Metal;
Erja Lyytinen – Bad Seed;
Tami Neilson – Mama’s Talkin’;
Sarah Petite – Runnin’;
Mariel Buckley – Neon Blue;
Kelsey Waldon – History Repeats Itself;
The HawtThorns – On the Way;
Freya Josephine Hollick – Impossible to Love;
Sunny Sweeney – Someday you’ll call my name;
Sylvia Rose Novak – A Better Euphemism, Still;
Mean Mary – No Man’s Land;
Caitlin Rose – Black Obsidian;
Jamie McDell – Botox.

Flashlite #715

Ruby The Hatchet

A lovely update today with the new music from the legendary Robyn Hitchcock of the Soft Boys. We also check out new tunes from Ruby The Hatchet from New Jersey, Futurebirds deliver a solid cover of Roky Erickson, Hooten Hallers are back with the new album and so is The Intelligence and Lithics. We introduce Amplifier Heads for the first time at the show. We also check out a new colab between Mike Watt, Jim Keltner and Mike Baggetta. We close the show with the new single from the Zagreb band B. Confidential & The Secret Four. We also pay a tribute to Bob Neuwirth, a legendary singer songwriter, originally from Akron, who passed away on May 18 this year.

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Tropical Fuck Storm – Stayin’ Alive;
Ruby The Hatchet – Deceiver;
Robyn Hitchcock – The Shuffle Man;
Soft Boys – Insanely Jealous;
Roky Ericson – I Think Of Demons;
Futurebirds – I Think of Demons (Roky Erickson);
The Hooten Hallers – Back In Business Again;
The Hooten Haller – Further From Shore;
Peter & The Silhouettes – Claudette Jones;
The Amplifier Heads – Space Cadette;
Bob Neuwirth – Rock And Roll Time;
Janis Joplin – Mercedes Benz – Janis Joplin;
The Intelligence – How to Improve Your Hearing Without Listening;
The Intelligence – My Work Here is Dumb;
Lithics – Lost Signal;
Minutemen – Maybe Partying Will Help;
Mike Baggetta, Jim Keltner, Mike Watt – Everywhen We Go;
B. Confidential & The Secret Four – Satan Is Her Name;
Crveni koralji – Johnny Guitar.

Flashlite #714

White Hills

Today we check in with one of our favorites from the previous seasons, Philadelphia’s 2nd Grade who just have announced a new album. Another one of my favorites, but from the high school days, Godfathers from London are back with yet another album. New faves from Akron, Librarians with Hickeys check in with the new song and so do the Disheveled Cuss from LA. Weyes Blood is also back with new album. We introduce today Pictures from Melbourne, Doctor Explosion from Spain and Cleveland’s own Nick Cross. Our show today is dedicated to Anton Fier, legendary Clevelander and drummer who passed away on September 21, this year.

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Bob Mould – Black Sheets of Rain;
Librarians With Hickeys – Ghost Singer;
The Pictures – I Can’t Hold It Back;
2nd Grade – 100 Hrs;
2nd Grade – Favorite Song;
2nd Grade – Beat of the Drum;
Doctor Explosion – Vestir De Mujer;
Godfathers – Love Is Dead;
Godfathers – Midnight Rider;
Nick Cross – Azalea City;
Disheveled Cuss – Wanna Be My Friend;
Disheveled Cuss – Ben Tramer;
Weyes Blood – It’s Not Just Me, It’s Everybody;
Weyes Blood – Picture me Better;
Jadranka Stojakovic – Sta ti je;
Golden Palominos – (Something Else Is) Working Harder;
Lounge Lizards – Do the wrong thing.

Flashlite #713

White Hills

Today we review the newest in on the psych scene. We check in with Sweden’s Motorpsycho who have a new record and also with Osees and Aquarian Blood over in Memphis. We introduce Double Cheese from La Rochelle in France, Chris Forsyth in Philly, Baby Cool from Brisbane, White Hills from NYC. Ghost Woman, fronted by Evan Uschenko is particularly an interesting project! The show is dedicated to a Yugoslav psych and prog rock pioneer Kornelije Bata Kovac who passed away recently at the age of 80.

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Sonic Youth – Brave Men Run (in My Family);
Double Cheese – Talk, Drink, Bleach;
Osees – Too Late for Suicide;
Pridjevi – Tavra Zorpro;
Aquarian Blood – Hold Out Now;
Chris Forsyth – Bad Moon Risen;
Sonic Youth – Ghost Bitch;
Ghost Woman – Do You;
Baby Cool – Magic;
David Nance – A Flight Of Stairs;
White Hills – Radiate;
Motorpsycho – Chariot Of The Sun To Phaeton On The Occasion Of Sunrise (Theme From An Imagined Movie;
David Craven & Jon S Williams – Festival;
Indexi – Plima;
Korni Grupa – Put Za Istok.

Flashlite #712

Rose & The Bros

Time for our annual Cajun and zydeco review, music either inspired by Louisiana or made over there. We check out the new tunes from Rose & The Bros from Ithaca, Shemekia Copeland and Leyla McCalla. We introduce Le Winston Band from Montreal, Seth James from Texas, David Donar from Toronto, Zydeco Soul Shakerz from France, Andy Baylor from Australia and Rodney The Cajun Spur Morgan from Austin. We close our show with a delightful classical music piece inspired by zydeco by Californian composer William Susman.

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Kat Eaton – Dreaming About You;
Le Winston Band – Fais-moi tien;
Rose & The Bros – You and Me;
Jack Broadbent – New Orleans;
Seth James – Mamarita;
David Donar – Johnny Can’t Dance;
Delbert McClinton – Two Step Too;
Zydeco Soul Shakerz – The Whiskey River;
Shemekia Copeland – Fried Catfish And Bibles;
Martha Fields – J’entends Siffler Le Train 500 Miles;
Andy Baylor – Kipps Horn’s Favourite Two-Step;
Rodney The Cajun Spur Morgan – Cowboy Skies;
Michael Tarbox – Louisiana Dream;
Josh Hyde – So Long;
Leyla McCalla – Artibonite;
William Susman – Zydeco Madness.

Flashlite #711

Hunx and his Punx

Today we review the best in new garage rock genre. We have the new tunes from Schizophonics in San Diego, Personal and the Pizzas from New Jersey and Hunx & His Punx from LA. We introduce Oog Bogo from LA, Class from Tucson AZ, Mini Skirt from Byron Bay in Australia, Bikini Wipeouts from Toledo, Spain, Mad Mojo Jett from Minneapolis, Gee Tee from Sydney, Australia and S.U.G.A.R. from Berlin Germany.

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Dion Lunadon – By My Side;
Schizophonics – Creature;
Oog Bogo – Goon;
The Mings – Run Aground;
Devils – Roll with Me;
Sweet Reaper – Rock Alone;
Class – Wrong Side of Town;
Mini Skirt – Bag of Bones;
C.O.F.F.I.N – City Sun;
The Replacements – You Ain’t Gotta Dance;
High Time – Dead Weight;
Bikini Wipeouts – Yolanda;
Personal and the Pizzas – Don’t You Go In That Ground;
Bad Mojos – i`m A Sinner;
The Golden Boys – Dear Work;
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Stoned Mullet;
Mad Mojo Jett – Rosegarden;
Hunx & His Punx – Lose My Mind;
MalaBrava – Enredadera;
The Lost Pepes – Let Them Talk;
The Vapors – Prisoners;
Gee Tee – Rock Phone;
S.U.G.A.R. – 1984;
David Nance – Ham Sandwich.

Flashlite #710

Ghost Funk Orchestra

Today we check out new music from Mo Troper from Portland OR, Ghost Funk Orchestra from NYC and Goat from Sweden. David Nance released a cover of Motorhead’s album Bomber. Daniel Romano has a new single with Ancient Shapes. Natalie Sweet and Brad Marino joined forces for some new tunes. Fernando Perdomo and Nick Berrling also joined forces into a new project called Life Boat. John Larson, who used to be with Marlowes, joined forces with The Silver Fields and we check out their new tunes. Show is dedicated to Shawn Cripps who used to be active with Limes in Memphis. He passed away recently.

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Bram – Girl Of My Dreams;
Mo Troper – I’m The King of Rock ‘n Roll;
John Larson And The Silver Fields – Mile A Minute;
The Marlowes – If You Wouldn’t Mind;
Warm Soda – Young Reckless Hearts;
The Speedways – A Drop In The Ocean;
Life Boat – All For Leyna;
Natalie Sweet & Brad Marino – Second Time;
L.A. Mood – Happy Boy;
3rd Secret – Right Stuff;
Ghost Funk Orchestra – Scatter;
Goat – Under No Nation;
Dream Machine – Prisoner of His Mind;
Crossword Smiles – The Girl with a Penchant for Yellow;
Ancient Shapes – Bird With an Iron Head;
David Nance – Secret Fox;
The Berries – Exceptional Fabric;
Harlan T. Bobo – Rachel’s Arm;
Limes – Under My Head;
Limes – Bottom Of The Hole;
Blue Ash – Smash My Guitar.

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