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Flashlite #429

April 27th, 2017

Today we start off by checking out the new music for two legends: first Robyn Hitchcock and a song from his untitled new record and a new single from Mark Lanegan and his band. Also, two of the Kinks brothers are here with new records. Ray Davies joined forces with The Jayhawks and Dave Davies [...]

Flashlite #401

October 13th, 2016

Today we have new music from the Australian band Chook Race and the spanking brand new tune from Tav Falco and his Panther Burns with Mike Watt on bass. We alco introduce Beware of Darkness from California, Apocalypse Blues Revue from Florida, Bob Hillman also from Cali and The Meredith Hunters from France. Safeties are [...]

Tav Falco’s book on Memphis Ghosts Behind Sun: Splendour Enigma and Death┬ábegins as a story narrated by the city itself, continues with a detailed and informed description of the city’s rock scene and throughout it’s never clear if it’s the city itself telling the story, Tav Falco or his alter ego Eugene Baffle. That’s what [...]

Flashlite #353

November 12th, 2015

Today we introduce Dead Ghosts from Vancouver and Hierophants from Australia. Also from Australia, their rock’n’roll stars You Am I are back with the new record called Porridge and Hotsauce. Fred and Toody Cole from Dead Moon visited Cleveland, and we check it out. Calibro 35 from Italy, are here today with the new record [...]

Flashlite #296

October 9th, 2014

Today we begin with some vinyl reissues from Superior Viaduct – 100 Flowers and Flesh Eaters. Then we hear a Sweet Apple B side, which is a cover of Scientists’ Frantic Romantic. Then we go to Italy, where our friends Cheap Wine have a new record, tenth in seventeen years! Jesse Winchester who passed away [...]

Flashlite #291

September 4th, 2014

Mike Watt is a rock’n’roll sailor and now his in the boat with two Italian fratello’s Andrea Belfi and Stefano Pilia. Their band Il Sogno Del Marinaio has a new record out called Canto Secondo and they are about to embark on a big American tour. Before you catch them in your town, here they [...]

Flashlite #210

February 14th, 2013

Today we are saying the last goodbye to one of the true rock’n’roll legends. Reg Presley of the Troggs left this ugly world on Fabruary 4th this month. We listen to his music at the end of the show. We also have some new stuff. Mike Watt put out a record with his Italian friends [...]

Flashlite #135

July 21st, 2011

Grunge is dead. We have Cute Lepers opening today’s show with the new album Adventure Time and if you just hear their sound you’d think they’re from Memphis or Atlanta, but actually they come from the grunge capital of the world, Seattle WA. 1991 was veeery long time ago! We also catch up with Dave [...]

Flashlite #121

April 14th, 2011

First half of the show today is dedicated to legendary punks and last Monday in Cleveland. On that day, we had two events that threaten to be the events of the year. First, at the Rock’n’roll Hall of Fame we had a chance to see four legendary Cleveland punks who returned to the city to [...]

Legendary bass player of Minutemen and fIREHOSE is a busy man. He tours with several bands right now, his Stooges gig being obviously the most demanding thing. So, his solo records come out in large intervals of time. His last three solo records were all rock operas. Hyphenated-Man is a collection of over 30 short [...]

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