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Once again, I arranged a DJ set at The Blue Arrow Records, my favorite records store in Cleveland. Many thanks for Pete and Debbie who run this store with an amazing enthusiasm. Thanks also those who stopped by. See you again over there soon I hope! This is the entire playlist from that set.   [...]

Flashlite #206

January 17th, 2013

Crowdfunding is a cool new way to help musicians make their albums ahead of time, get some special releases in return and maybe even influence the content in some ways. I mean, without your help, the stuff wouldn’t even be out. Today we introduce two artist that took the road of crowdfunding. Clara Engel is [...]

Last week we introduced the list of 20 best LPs that we liked to listen to here at The Little Lighthouse. This week, we move on to the list of five best reissues and archival recordings that came out in or around 2012. The title goes to Tav Falco and a gorgeous reissue of Beyond [...]

Flashlite #201

December 13th, 2012

We start off today with the new single for Sweet Apple. It’s a cover of Alice Cooper’s Elected. Then we check out the new band from Los Angeles, Blackfeet Braves. Los Straitjackets follow with their instrumental version of Nirvana’s Teen Spirit. Then we introduce new band from Australia, The Laurels. Shivering Timbers from Akron are [...]

Flashlite #184

August 16th, 2012

Today’s show is dedicated to all meteor observers in the occasion of the annual Perseid meteor shower that happened last weekend. We have a large block of songs about meteors, falling stars… We also have a new single for Bob Mould which represents his return to the his synthless past. Thee Oh Sees also have [...]

Flashlite #161

March 8th, 2012

Interesting premier in this show is the New Multitudes album, which marks this year as a 100 years from when Woody Guthrie was born. It’s another project where the Guthrie’s estate hands out his old unseen lyrics to modern day artists to write new tunes to the old words. First project like that was back [...]

Flashlite #143

November 3rd, 2011

So, Beach Boys finished Smile… I don’t know exactly what to think of it. This album probably never even had a clear vision, and it’s unclear how you can complete it with chaotic pieces that the Boys recorded back in the day. Still, the concept behind it is so intriguing that it will hunt the [...]

Flashlite #140

October 13th, 2011

Ladies night today! First 40 minutes is nothing but ladies… Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss from Sleater Kinney have a fresh, new band called Wild Flag. Self title album is out on Merge. Singer songwriters Pieta Brown and Ana Egge are also here with interesting albums. Egge’s new record is called Bad Blood and it’s [...]

Flashlite #138

September 29th, 2011

And… we’re back from our usual Summer break. The break was long, but without huge shakes in musical world. Also, not too many great records happened in the past two months while we were gone. My favorite record this summer is definitely Rainer Ptacek session with Calexico members that came out now, but it was [...]

Flashlite #133

July 7th, 2011

It’s my father’s birthday and I am in my home town. My dad collects music just like I do and I learned a lot from him. So, two of us decided to make a show together. He picked all songs in today’s show. He’s an expert in early rock’n’roll and today’s selection are songs that [...]

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