Mixed bag today, folks. Soul, blues, glam, power pop… and the stones. Yeah, the reissue of Exile On Main Street is scheduled for May, but as the record company decided to put out a special single out on the record store day with a song dug out from the Exile vaults called Plundered My Soul. When you think of that the Stones actually had so many good songs those days that they just threw out something like that… Another reissue for this year is Elvis Costello’s Live At The Hollywood High ep this time expanded to a full blown long playing CD reissue. Red Shoes sound particularly good on that one. We also check out new albums for the Black Keys and for Sharon Jones. Moaners are here again with some demos that they keep putting pretty much regularly on their myspace page.
The Enjoyables – I’ll Take You Back;
Ann Mason – You Can’t Love Me (In The Midnight Hour);
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings – I Learned the Hard Way;
The Pack AD – The Slow Down;
Mr. Airplane Man – Like That;
The Moaners – Blue Moon;
The Moaners – Humid Air;
Black Keys – Howlin’ For You;
Gary Glitter – Rock’n’roll Part 2;
Shoes – Boys Don’t Lie;
The Only Ones – Another Girl Another Planet;
Elvis Costello – (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes;
Sweet Apple – Dead Moon;
Sweet Apple – Dead Moon (demo);
John Paul Keith – Lookin For A Thrill;
Reigning Sound – Call Me;
Harlan T Bobo – Bad Boyfriends;
Rolling Stones – Plundered My Soul;
Easter Monkeys – Hiding In Bedroom.
We have a ton of really good new stuff this week, some of it came in just recently and other stuff came in this summer while we were gone. Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet continue their Under The Covers series with a two cd set filled with their versions of their favorite songs from the 70s. Tony Kinman, legendary member of Dils and Rank And File joined forces with his friend Pope Johnson and formed recently a wonderfully playful new band called Los Trendy. Soulsavers with Mark Lanegan are back again with the new album called Broken. Blues duet The Moaners have a new demo called Little Man. Cleveland’s own blues man Derek DePrator is also back with a new record and a new cassette tape with exciting self-titled collection of instrumentals. Finally, loud power pop outfit Satin Gum from Pittsburgh, who had an excellent ep earlier this year, are now here with a full lp, and it’s sounds sweet!
Paul Westerberg – Dangerous Boys;
Dinosaur Jr. – Friends;
Satin Gum – Turn Me Around;
The Flamin’ Groovies – Blues From Phyllis;
Grant Hart – Charles Hollis Jones;
Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs – Here Comes My Girl;
Chris Cacavas – World’s A Mess;
Don Nix – I Need You;
Los Trendy with Tony Kinman – Wide Awake;
Soulsavers – Some Misunderstanding;
Gene Clark – Some Misunderstanding;
The Moaners – Little Man;
Derek Paul DePrator – Europa Theme;
Predrag Delibasic – Rusija;
Rainer – Rude World;
Mudboy and the Neutrons – Ubangi Stomp.
We welcome you to a new epsode of The Little Lighthouse with several new interesting tunes. We have a brand new band from Atlanta GA, All The Saints with their own twist on psychedelic rock. The Service Industry were around for quite some time with their songs about survival in the working class, but this is their debut at the Little Lighthouse. Diplomats of Solid Sound is a new retro band from Iowa, drawing on soul and funk sound patterns from the golden era of 60s and 70s. Also, check out two new tunes that we dug out for you – one by Ray Mason and other by The Moaners.
Also, from now on, we will have two new bonuses (bonae?) per week, the usual Down on the Corner and a new one – Mystery Train, another good show prepared weekly by Zikica Simic.
The Fuzztones – Bad News Travels Fast;
Screaming Trees – Transfiguration;
Rain Parade – One Half Hour Ago;
Pink Floyd – Astronomy Domine;
All The Saints – Papering fix;
The Service Industry – They Fired Me;
Eddy Current Suppression Ring – which way to go;
King Khan and The Shrines – Sweet Tooth;
Diplomats of Solid Sound – Budget Fro;
Miss Alex White and the Red Orchestra – Submarine;
Tralala – Dark Things;
The BellRays – One Big Party;
Petula Clark – Dans Le Temps;
Voice Of The Beehive – I Say Nothing;
Madness – Burning The Boats;
Ray Mason – I Wanna Be A Holiday;
The Moaners – Raggedy Tune.
Second effort for the two rockinest ladies on contemporary music scene. The new album is stretching beyond the neo-blues genre, with â€œWhen We’re Dead And Goneâ€ having a melody of a 60s girl group hit and a nod to blaxploitation in â€œFoxy Brownâ€. In addition, Melissa and Laura are capable of pulling the most exciting live show you can imagine. This was my favorite album in 2007, during the hiatus of the show.