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Flashlite #450

September 21st, 2017

We lost Grant Hart about a week ago. Grant Hart was a man who lived his life with curiosity of a wide-eyed kid. His poetic and abstract way of writing stood as a counterpoint to the calculated and equally strong songwriting of Bob Mould in Husker Du. His post Du records gave him an opportunity [...]

Flashlite #449

September 14th, 2017

We of with two new interesting records form two ladies. Hayley Thompson-King kicks off with a surprising mixture of americana and europeana, and Lilly Hiatt who steadily provides great sounding records. Tall Juan is a new name from Queens, New York City, and in some ways, it does pay a tribute to the original pride [...]

Flashlite #447

August 31st, 2017

Today we have the new music from Ben Vaughn, who covered an old Randy Crowell song, When Losers Rule The World. Honeymoon Disease from Sweden are back with the new record, and so are The Forty Nineteens, out of San Francisco. We also introduce the new band from Tim Parnin (also in Cobra Verde and [...]

Flashlite #442

July 27th, 2017

Today we introduce a few new names in this show. Freak Genes, two guys from Manchester, Male Gaze from San Francisco, and we introduce Rod Bryan from Arkansas. Rat Columns from Perth are back with the new record and so is Benjamin Booker. My Buddy Moose from Rijeka are finally out with the new record [...]

Flashlite #440

July 13th, 2017

Today we have a brand new epic double album by Melvins, apparently the last album for Matthew Melton’s Warm Soda, new one for Miranda Lee Richards. We introduce Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Feral Ohms and School Damage. Daniel Romano and his Ancient Shapes are live in Cleveland. We pay a very special respect to the [...]

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 [...]

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