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Flashlite #514

December 13th, 2018

Today we open with the new tune from Bevis Frond. They are still putting out great dense albums. Bob Mould will be back with the new record next year, but the advance single from it is already there. Thee Melomen over in Zagreb Croatia have a new single and the new album is out too, [...]

Flashlite #512

November 29th, 2018

We reported earlier this year that Porcupine over in Minneapolis had recruited Greg Norton from Hüsker Dü as a bass player. Their new album is out and there’s a cover of a Hüsker Dü song Standing By The Sea among other really good originals. Tav Falco also has a new record out. Thalia Zedek is [...]

Flashlite #506

October 18th, 2018

Billy F Gibbons from ZZ Top has a new solo record and so does Richard Thompson, the legendary guitarist of Fairport Convention. We also introduce some new names today: Dumb Punts from Melbourne Australia, Brandy from New York City and Ike Reilly from Chicago. Colleen Green is interesting, she released several cassette tapes in the [...]

Flashlite #505

October 11th, 2018

Today we are saying goodbye to one of the greatest sound engineers in the world for rock’n’roll. Geoff Emerick passed away last week at the age of 72. We listen to some the music he recorded, but we also check out a good dose of new stuff. Alejandro Escovedo teamed up with Don Antonio Gramentieri [...]

Flashlite #504

October 4th, 2018

Raul Rudolph of the Pink Fairies still pushes on with the band, so we check out their new album. Instrumentalist from Memphis TN, Impala, are also back with a new album in almost 20 years. We introduce Thee Dagger Debs from UK, Echotest from Italy, Big Bite from Seattle and Velveteen Rabbit from New York [...]

Flashlite #491

July 5th, 2018

Today we introduce the new power pop band Hawk, which features David Hawkins along with Ken Stringfellow and Gary Louris from Posies. Nick Lowe is back with an new EP and also Wilko Johnson, legendary Dr. Feelgood guitarist is back with the new record. We check out the new music from La Luz over in [...]

Flashlite #489

June 21st, 2018

Today we have a new tune from Eamon McGrath. Giant Sand also came back with a re-recording of one of their oldest tunes Tumble and Tear. Eli Paperboy Reed teamed up with High and Mighty Brass Band on a new album. We also introduce Texxcoco from the picturesque Las Palmas, Garage in July from Grabovec [...]

Flashlite #488

June 14th, 2018

We have a lot of new music from our heroes today. Matthew Sweet has a new album and so does Holly Golightly with her Brokeoffs. Krist Novoselic returned as a bass player and accordionist of a new band called Giants In The Trees. Jillian Raye, however, is the front woman of the band. We also [...]

Flashlite #487

June 7th, 2018

King Khan and Sean Spits have a new album together as Louder Than Death. Catl is also back with their new album Bide My Time Until I Die. We introduce Habibi from Brooklyn, Sunny Slopes from Carrboro, NC, Black Rainbows from Italy and Blind Owls from Corpus Christi, TX. Mike St Jude And The Valentines [...]

Flashlite #484

May 17th, 2018

Today we first visit Scandinavia, where we check out the new tunes for the Sweden’s Ghost and Norway’s Death By Unga Bunga. Then we visit Ohio. We hear the new music from Guided By Voices and Public Squares who we caught live at Blue Arrow Records. Elsewhere in America, we hear new music from Brooklyn’s [...]

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