G E Light was born in Tallahassee, Florida and has lived in IL, Sweden, Germany, MA, Yorkshire, London, and the Bay Area. Currently he lives in Starkville, MS. He began his radio career at URY, the UK’s oldest legally independent radio station. He was involved with KZSU, Stanford for a decade serving as both Chief Announcer and General Manager, while writing a dissertation on beer and Shakespeare. His current radio show, “One Bourbon One Scotch, One Beer” is part of WMSV Mississippi State’s The Juke Sunday Blues programming.
Tuesday, September 1 2009
The Drive-By Truckers play their hometown of Florence, Alabama for the first time in five years.
Wednesday, August 19 2009
The genius of the early Wedding Present was the tense interplay between David Gedge's heartfelt yet quotidian lyrics of love and loss and Pete Solowka's mad, banjo-like strumming.
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Part 2 of our video venture through lost musical geniuses discovers an unhappier tradition in The UK, where comebacks are not de rigeur! Exemplars include Joe Meek, Brian Jones, Syd Barrett, and Ian Curtis.
Thursday, July 23 2009
Tuesday, July 21 2009
F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. Artists as various as Roky Erickson, Brian Wilson and Shuggie Otis prove there are second acts in American popular music.