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Posts tagged ‘Big Star’

Flashlite #532

April 18th, 2019

Today we start off with the retro 50s sound of Crystal & Runnin’ Wild from Belgium. We follow that up with another retro band, Fever Feel lead by two brothers from Canada Landon Franklin and Logan Gabert. They are inspired by the 70s sound. Luther Russel is probably the most faithful keeper of Big Star […]

Flashlite #380

May 19th, 2016

The best news for this show is that Jody Stephens from Big Star and Luther Russel of Freewheelers formed a new band called Those Pretty Wrongs (after a Shakespeare’s poem). Their new record is made in Memphis Ardent Studios with the old Big Star equipment and while it definitely draws on that sound, it’s definitely […]

Flashlite #261

February 6th, 2014

Another international edition of the Little Lighthouse. We have new music from Italy, Ireland, Russia, Sweden, Iowa, Louisiana and Texas. Legendary Michael Doucet and his Beausoleil have a new record called From Bamako to Carencro. Then, Radio Moscow from Iowa have a new single. Talking about Moscow in Russia, I just recently heard about a […]

Games (Hozac)

December 31st, 2013

One friend of mine classifies albums that he likes into big and small records. Not according to the dimensions, but according to impact and depth of a concept laid out on the record. According to that classification, Games is a small record. Simple three minute love songs, no impact or concept whatsoever. Still, simple can […]

The last Little Lighthouse for 2010 is dedicated to wonderful rock musicians and rock personalities that left us in the past year. We have a practice at the show where we give small tributes whenever someone leaves this ugly world we live in, but we missed to pay a proper tribute to Andy Hummel, bass […]

Just a few short months ago we lost Jim Dickinson. And now another Memphis rock’n’roll legend left the planet. Dickinson and Chilton are actually much more than Memphis rock’n’rollers. They are an epitome of a true rock’n’roll star anywhere in the world. Beautiful, uncompromising, larger than life but at the same time. Alex Chilton also […]

Flashlite #57

October 22nd, 2009

As you probably know by now, every Thursday, Zagreb radio staion Radio SC takes over this podcast and broadcasts it in their lunch-time time slot. So, in some ways, my local scene is now Zagreb, maybe even more than Cleveland. Therefore, todays show pays a special attention to three Zagreb bands – legendary Babies and […]

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