Flashlite #715

Ruby The Hatchet

A lovely update today with the new music from the legendary Robyn Hitchcock of the Soft Boys. We also check out new tunes from Ruby The Hatchet from New Jersey, Futurebirds deliver a solid cover of Roky Erickson, Hooten Hallers are back with the new album and so is The Intelligence and Lithics. We introduce Amplifier Heads for the first time at the show. We also check out a new colab between Mike Watt, Jim Keltner and Mike Baggetta. We close the show with the new single from the Zagreb band B. Confidential & The Secret Four. We also pay a tribute to Bob Neuwirth, a legendary singer songwriter, originally from Akron, who passed away on May 18 this year.

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Tropical Fuck Storm – Stayin’ Alive;
Ruby The Hatchet – Deceiver;
Robyn Hitchcock – The Shuffle Man;
Soft Boys – Insanely Jealous;
Roky Ericson – I Think Of Demons;
Futurebirds – I Think of Demons (Roky Erickson);
The Hooten Hallers – Back In Business Again;
The Hooten Haller – Further From Shore;
Peter & The Silhouettes – Claudette Jones;
The Amplifier Heads – Space Cadette;
Bob Neuwirth – Rock And Roll Time;
Janis Joplin – Mercedes Benz – Janis Joplin;
The Intelligence – How to Improve Your Hearing Without Listening;
The Intelligence – My Work Here is Dumb;
Lithics – Lost Signal;
Minutemen – Maybe Partying Will Help;
Mike Baggetta, Jim Keltner, Mike Watt – Everywhen We Go;
B. Confidential & The Secret Four – Satan Is Her Name;
Crveni koralji – Johnny Guitar.

Flashlite #714

White Hills

Today we check in with one of our favorites from the previous seasons, Philadelphia’s 2nd Grade who just have announced a new album. Another one of my favorites, but from the high school days, Godfathers from London are back with yet another album. New faves from Akron, Librarians with Hickeys check in with the new song and so do the Disheveled Cuss from LA. Weyes Blood is also back with new album. We introduce today Pictures from Melbourne, Doctor Explosion from Spain and Cleveland’s own Nick Cross. Our show today is dedicated to Anton Fier, legendary Clevelander and drummer who passed away on September 21, this year.

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Bob Mould – Black Sheets of Rain;
Librarians With Hickeys – Ghost Singer;
The Pictures – I Can’t Hold It Back;
2nd Grade – 100 Hrs;
2nd Grade – Favorite Song;
2nd Grade – Beat of the Drum;
Doctor Explosion – Vestir De Mujer;
Godfathers – Love Is Dead;
Godfathers – Midnight Rider;
Nick Cross – Azalea City;
Disheveled Cuss – Wanna Be My Friend;
Disheveled Cuss – Ben Tramer;
Weyes Blood – It’s Not Just Me, It’s Everybody;
Weyes Blood – Picture me Better;
Jadranka Stojakovic – Sta ti je;
Golden Palominos – (Something Else Is) Working Harder;
Lounge Lizards – Do the wrong thing.

Flashlite #713

White Hills

Today we review the newest in on the psych scene. We check in with Sweden’s Motorpsycho who have a new record and also with Osees and Aquarian Blood over in Memphis. We introduce Double Cheese from La Rochelle in France, Chris Forsyth in Philly, Baby Cool from Brisbane, White Hills from NYC. Ghost Woman, fronted by Evan Uschenko is particularly an interesting project! The show is dedicated to a Yugoslav psych and prog rock pioneer Kornelije Bata Kovac who passed away recently at the age of 80.

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Sonic Youth – Brave Men Run (in My Family);
Double Cheese – Talk, Drink, Bleach;
Osees – Too Late for Suicide;
Pridjevi – Tavra Zorpro;
Aquarian Blood – Hold Out Now;
Chris Forsyth – Bad Moon Risen;
Sonic Youth – Ghost Bitch;
Ghost Woman – Do You;
Baby Cool – Magic;
David Nance – A Flight Of Stairs;
White Hills – Radiate;
Motorpsycho – Chariot Of The Sun To Phaeton On The Occasion Of Sunrise (Theme From An Imagined Movie;
David Craven & Jon S Williams – Festival;
Indexi – Plima;
Korni Grupa – Put Za Istok.

Flashlite #712

Rose & The Bros

Time for our annual Cajun and zydeco review, music either inspired by Louisiana or made over there. We check out the new tunes from Rose & The Bros from Ithaca, Shemekia Copeland and Leyla McCalla. We introduce Le Winston Band from Montreal, Seth James from Texas, David Donar from Toronto, Zydeco Soul Shakerz from France, Andy Baylor from Australia and Rodney The Cajun Spur Morgan from Austin. We close our show with a delightful classical music piece inspired by zydeco by Californian composer William Susman.

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Kat Eaton – Dreaming About You;
Le Winston Band – Fais-moi tien;
Rose & The Bros – You and Me;
Jack Broadbent – New Orleans;
Seth James – Mamarita;
David Donar – Johnny Can’t Dance;
Delbert McClinton – Two Step Too;
Zydeco Soul Shakerz – The Whiskey River;
Shemekia Copeland – Fried Catfish And Bibles;
Martha Fields – J’entends Siffler Le Train 500 Miles;
Andy Baylor – Kipps Horn’s Favourite Two-Step;
Rodney The Cajun Spur Morgan – Cowboy Skies;
Michael Tarbox – Louisiana Dream;
Josh Hyde – So Long;
Leyla McCalla – Artibonite;
William Susman – Zydeco Madness.