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Posts tagged ‘Howe Gelb’

Flashlite #175

June 14th, 2012

Four old legendary rockers are back these days with their new projects. Neil Young once again got on his Crazy Horse and this time he covered eleven songs from the history of the American continent. Thus the title Americana. Howe Gelb expanded Giant Sand to Giant Giant Sand and a busload of musicians from two […]

Flashlite #166

April 12th, 2012

New names in today’s show is the Portuguese duet called New Kind of Mambo and The Horrors from Cedar Rapids in Iowa. New Kind of Mambo has a new ep on their bandcamp page (free download) and Horrors have a new album called Vent produced by one of the heroes of this show Greg Cartwright. […]

Flashlite #131

June 23rd, 2011

Today’s show is dedicated to Clarence Clemons, the original saxophonist of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. We start with three E Street songs in which I think Clarence particularly shined. We also have new albums for the Serbian band Eva Braun and college rock legends The Silos. Their new album is an unusually shiny summer […]

Kate Maki is the most interesting female songwriter that emerges silently and slowly out of Canada. Her records are gentle reminder that one does not need to blast out loudly to say something, it will still get where it needs to be. She gets a lot of support from Howe Gelb, who guest stars on […]

Flashlite #97

October 28th, 2010

Today we begin with two obituaries. I’ve only recently heard that Kenny Gethway has passed away in April this year. He was very young and practically at the beginning of his musical career with two of his brothers in this band called Monstrous. I really liked their 2006 album Mother Nature’s Slaves. Somewhat silently they […]

Flashlite #91

June 24th, 2010

Summer’s knocking on our door, and we present three new things this week. Howe Gelb of Giant Sand is back with a new album of songs inspired by gypsy music from Cordoba is Spain. His new band is called Band of Gypsies and album is called Alegrias. Remember the great tribute to Roky Erickson back […]

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