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Flashlite #436

June 15th, 2017

New stuff today comes from Justin Townes Earle with his new record and Daniel Romano from Welland, Canada. Black Lips from Atlanta have a new record and so does John NĂ©meth, blues singer from Boise, ID. We also introduce Chris Bathgate from the Detroit area and a Californian singer songwriter Jade Jackson. At the very [...]

Flashlite #424

March 23rd, 2017

Today we celebrate life and times of the great Chuck Berry! We lost him last weekend. I think he is basically the reason we have rock’n’roll today. If you hear some new band and you can’t hear Chuck Berry in their sound, at least a little bit, then it’s not rock’n’roll. All the greats were [...]

Flashlite #419

February 16th, 2017

Today we pay a tribute to Pete Overend Watts, bass player of Mott The Hoople who passed away from throat cancer on January 22 this year. His old buddy from the band, Ian Hunter, is going strong, with a new record and we check it out today. We also sample the new Chuck Prophet’s new [...]

Flashlite #417

February 2nd, 2017

Today we bring you the new music from the legendary John Mayall. Also Wolf People are back with the new record. Valerie June has a new one out called The Order of Time. We introduce guitar-sligner Philip Sayce, heavy Crobot from Pottsville, PA and James Hoare (ex Veronica Falls) brings us his new project called [...]

Flashlite #415

January 19th, 2017

It’s a heavy show today, at least in the beginning. We begin by introducing Ruby The Hatchet fronted by Jillian Taylor, from New Jersey. Then from Maryland, via the new Heavy Nuggets compilation, we check out The Obsessed. Then we pay a tribute to Rick Parfitt, the rhythm guitarist of Status Quo who passed away [...]

Flashlite #408

December 1st, 2016

Today we pay a tribute to one of the greatest jazz musicians and songwriters that the world had ever known. Mose Allison. We will explore his influence to the classic and contemporary rock’n’roll and at the same time we will listen to his original jazz versions. A special treat is a three song chain from [...]

Flashlite #406

November 17th, 2016

Sadly, in the past week we lost three important characters in this play we call rock’n’roll. Leonard Cohen, Leon Russell and Billy Miller. Leonard and Leo need no description, but Billy Miller might not be well known to a casual rock consumer. Yet, he was one of the founders of Norton Records – a greatly [...]

Flashlite #405

November 10th, 2016

Today we have the new music from Alejandro Escovedo who found his new collaborators in Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey. Will Oldham is back together with Trembling Bells, of course using his moniker Bonnie Prince Billy. His friend from many projects, Angel Olsen is also back with some new tunes. In addition to that we [...]

Flashlite #403

October 27th, 2016

Today we have new music from Danny Kroha and his Darleans and the new record for Terry Malts. We also introduce Wesley Fuller from Australia and French Boutik from Paris France – all of them showcasing their upbeat feel-good style. We also have a block in which we say goodbye to the legendary founder of [...]

Flashlite #399

September 29th, 2016

We start off with Cool Ghouls out of San Francisco and their new album Animal Races. Then we introduce a new name, American Sharks from Austin TX and their heavy sound. Singer songwriters Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lee Richards are here with their new tunes. And we also introduce a one man band from France, [...]

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