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Posts tagged ‘Velvet Underground’

Flashlite #664

October 27th, 2021

Murky experimental downer of a show today, but still, great new music from Meatbodies in LA, Goat in Sweden, Strange Attractor in Canada, Wanderlust from Nashville, Shivas from Portland, City of Cool from Australia and the legendary Hawkwind! Also we check out new tunes from Kurt Vile, Iggy Pop and Matt Sweeney that came out […]

Flashlite #263

February 20th, 2014

Today we have a Velvet Underground tour de force. Death of Samantha play a cover of Rock And Roll in our Live in Cleveland segment, Danny And The Darlean’s play a pre-Velvet Lou Reed tune You’re Driving Me Insane. Also Natural Child participated in the Burger Records tribute to White Light White Heat. That album […]

We got some sad news this Sunday. Lou Reed passed away. When it comes to rock’n’roll, there are not many musicians that are greater than Lou. He managed to take the Bo Diddley rhythms and put them in the context of urban New York underground art movement. He was a street poet and he consciously […]

Flashlite #241

September 19th, 2013

Those who like Heroin by Velvet Underground will find this episode interesting. We have two tunes that sound like it and two versions of the very song. Burnt Ones from San Francisco have a cover of this song and we also check out some of their original new stuff. New Thurston Moore’s band Chelsea Light […]

Flashlite #196

November 8th, 2012

Today we say goodbye to Johnny Perez, who played drums in the early days of The Sir Douglas Quintet. We also play some very interesting reissues from many different heroes of this show. Tav Falco has reissued his debut album Beyond The Magnolia County recently, and the record cover includes a nice four sided description […]

As the google search indicates, Australian four Luke, David, Jess and Alex are among several bands that named their band Mona Lisa Overdrive after William Gibson’s novel. In todays alienating world, many readers seem to find a shelter in cyber-reality and super-powers of Matrix that in Gibson’s novels has god-like powers. So you’d expect some […]

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