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Flashlite #431

May 11th, 2017

Today we check out the new stuff from the legendary Greg Dulli and his Afghan Whigs. Also Low Cut Connie have a new single that announces a record coming out soon. San Mikulec from Zagreb, Croatia who we know most notably from Sloming Moops has a new project called Van Klokan Band. Aaron Lee Tasjan [...]

Flashlite #401

October 13th, 2016

Today we have new music from the Australian band Chook Race and the spanking brand new tune from Tav Falco and his Panther Burns with Mike Watt on bass. We alco introduce Beware of Darkness from California, Apocalypse Blues Revue from Florida, Bob Hillman also from Cali and The Meredith Hunters from France. Safeties are [...]

Flashlite #396

September 7th, 2016

Today we start off with the new Dinosaur JR album that they call Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not. Then, Low Cut Connie stopped by Cleveland on August 26th and played some brand new songs from the upcoming album. Death Lens come from LA and they play a tune from their new album Fuck [...]

Flashlite #385

June 23rd, 2016

Our show today brings the new music from Mitski, Kate Maki and duet of Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle. We introduce the new band out of Boston Sandwich Police, that features Evan Dando of The Lemonheads, who made a surprise Cleveland show recently. Starling Electric from Ann Arbor is another new band introduced in today’s [...]

Andy Gabbard – Fluff

January 13th, 2016

Andy and Zach Gabbard are in a hard rocking, jammy band from Cincinnati called Buffalo Killers. As a band, Buffalo Killers delivered a string of five notable albums and both brothers wrote the songs. This year, Andy decided to try something on his own. As a solo artist, Andy could expand his interests beyond the hard [...]

Faux Killas – Gravy

January 13th, 2016

Just when you think rock’n’roll is ready to be sent into history as a past musical expression that has nothing to offer to a new generation of listeners, a band like Faux Killas shows up to prove us wrong. Rock’n’roll is not dead, it just smells funny. So here they are, four young boys from [...]

Warm Soda – Symbolic Dream

January 13th, 2016

Warm Soda are lead by Matthew Melton from Austin TX. Symbolic Dream is their third album already, although somehow I missed the previous two records. That shouldn’t be too surprising, after the initial local success with Someone For You in 2012, the second album Young Reckless Hearts did not sound the way Melton really wanted, [...]

Tav Falco’s book on Memphis Ghosts Behind Sun: Splendour Enigma and Death┬ábegins as a story narrated by the city itself, continues with a detailed and informed description of the city’s rock scene and throughout it’s never clear if it’s the city itself telling the story, Tav Falco or his alter ego Eugene Baffle. That’s what [...]

Soldiers of Fortune – Early Risers Improvization in rock music is not an easy thing to do well. Making records has become a serious art business over the years. Careful songwriting, big concepts, thoughtful producers, long practicing, multi-tracks and overdubbing are as important as an electric guitar in rock music. In fact, one could say [...]

When Mick Jagger was in his late forties he recorded Primitive Cool and Steel Wheels. Certainly not the highest point of his career. But, it seems that the generation of musicians who are in their late forties these days are growing up a bit slower, putting better and better records as the time goes by. [...]

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