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Posts tagged ‘Mikal Cronin’

Flashlite #324

April 23rd, 2015

Low Cut Connie new album Hi Honey is out as of yesterday and we check out the new track that closes the album. Jimbo Mathus is back with the new record called Blue Healer. Amy Lavere has an album with Will Sexton where she goes back to her previous songs looking for a more intimate [...]

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 [...]

Mikal Cronin – II (Merge)

December 21st, 2013

Mikal Cronin was our year end champion back in 2011, topping our list of the best albums here at The Little Lighthouse with his debut solo album. He hails from the most active rock’n’roll scene in the past few years, from San Francisco. Out of many excellent bands and authors from out there, Mikal stands [...]

Flashlite #222

May 9th, 2013

Today we check out the new work for the two former Beasts of Bourbon bandmates, Australian guys Kim Salmon and Spencer P. Jones. They have a very nice new album Runaways. We also introduce two new bands from Indiana. Hypocrite in A Hippy Crypt and Nomad Planets. We go back in past and dig out [...]

Flashlite #212

February 28th, 2013

Today we say the last goodbyes to Kevin Ayers of Soft Machine and Tony Sheridan who sang with The Beatles back in their Hamburg days. The two rockers passed away recently. We also have some new stuff. We have new music for the Austinites Kelly Willis and her husband Bruce Robison and our good friend [...]

Flashlite #173

May 31st, 2012

Today we say the last goodbye to the great banjo player Doug Dillard and one of the Bee Gees – Robin Gibb. Both of them passed away recently and we owe a lot to each of them for the development of rock’n’roll and popular music in general. Other than that, we check out mainly some [...]

It’s the end of 2011 and it’s time to assess the damage. It’s the part two of the Top 30 albums of 2011 at the Little Lighthouse. It was a lean year when it comes to really big earth shattering albums, but it was also a year with a lot of good records. The champion [...]

Flashlite #139

October 6th, 2011

Today we have a large block dedicated to Ty Segall and Mikal Cronin. We know Ty from our earlier shows. Mikal is in his band, and also has a solo record which offers a new standard for the snot punk scene. It’s a wonderful result that showcases a new, yet fully mature songwriter. We also [...]

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