Live Ledge #348: Odds and Ends

Live Ledge #348: Odds and Ends

What has Scott been listening to lately? Tune into this episode to find out!

Live Ledge #347: New Releases

Live Ledge #347: New Releases

The first Friday of every month is devoted to nothing but new releases, and this month is no different!

Live Ledge #346: Food

Live Ledge #346: Food

Obviously, we all need food, and you now need to hear this collection of songs about food.

Live Ledge #345: More 1978 UK

Live Ledge #345: More 1978 UK

Continuing the series of shows looking at the great music of 1978, tonight’s episode focuses on more UK tracks from the year.

Live Ledge #344: The Revolution Starts Now

A look at political themes throughout the history of rock and roll.

Live Ledge #343: New Releases

Live Ledge #343: New Releases

The first Friday of every month is a rundown of brand new releases!

Live Ledge #342: 1983

Live Ledge #342: 1983

This week we take a look back at the great indie, punk, and college rock from 1983!

Live Ledge #341: East Coast U.S. & Canada 1978

Live Ledge #341: East Coast U.S. & Canada 1978

Continuing the series of shows focused on the magical year of 1978, this episode share classic punk tracks from New York, Boston, Washington, DC, and Canada.

Live Ledge #340: New Releases

Live Ledge #340: New Releases

Scott Hudson once again takes a look at the best new releases of the last few weeks.

Live Ledge #339: Best of 2018 (So Far)

Live Ledge #339: Best of 2018 (So Far)

A look at the state of music at the halfway mark of 2018.

Live Ledge #338: 2018 Archive Releases

Live Ledge #338: 2018 Archive Releases

We’re almost halfway through 2018 so it’s a good time to compile all the best archive releases for the year so far.

Live Ledge #337: Hot Fun In the Summertime

Live Ledge #337: Hot Fun In the Summertime

Let’s celebrate summer with a Live Ledge beach party!

Live Ledge #336: West Coast & Midwest 1978

Live Ledge #336: West Coast & Midwest 1978

The third episode of a continuing series devoted to the great tunes of 1978. This time it’s all about the West Coast and Midwest U.S.A.!  

Live Ledge #335: New Releases

Live Ledge #335: New Releases

The first Friday of every month is always devoted to new releases, and this supersized June 1 edition is no different!

Live Ledge #334: Covers

Live Ledge #334: Covers

Two hours of some great recently discovered covers of great tunes, including a few surprises!

Live Ledge #333: 1988

Live Ledge #333: 1988

It’s a wonderful trip in time back to the magical year of 1988

Live Ledge #332: New Releases

Live Ledge #332: New Releases

A week later than usual host Scott Hudson goes through the latest new releases.

Live Ledge #331: Record Store Day

Live Ledge #331: Record Store Day

Host Scott Hudson goes through a wide variety of Record Store Day exclusive releases.

Live Ledge #330: Numerology

Live Ledge #330: Numerology

With tax day approaching, host Scott Hudson as picked a playlist of tracks with numbers in the titles.

Live Ledge #329: New Releases

Live Ledge #329: New Releases

The “first Friday” of every month is devoted to new releases!

Live Ledge #328: 1st Quarter Report

Live Ledge #328: 1st Quarter Report

A look at the best new music of the first quarter of 2018!

LIve Ledge #327: More Songs From 1978

The second of many shows dedicated to that magical year of 1978.

Live Ledge #326: Paddy O’Ledge

Live Ledge #326: Paddy O’Ledge

Live Ledge celebrates a punk rock St. Patrick’s Day!

Live Ledge #325: International Women’s Day

Live Ledge #325: International Women’s Day

Live Ledge celebrates this week’s International Women’s Day with an all-female set of tunes.

Live Ledge #324: New Releases

Another set of great new music, along with highlights from Manifesto Mix Tape, Vol. 2.

 

Live Ledge #323: More Comebacks

Live Ledge #323: More Comebacks

It’s part two of a two part series on fantastic recent musical comebacks.

Live Ledge #322: Comebacks

A look at some of the artists who have recently released some of their best music in years.

Live Ledge #321: 1978

A momentous year in music for host Scott Hudson, as it was for music freaks everywhere.

Live Ledge #320: New Releases

The first Friday of every month is devoted to new releases.

Live Ledge #319: Mark E. Smith

Tonight’s show is a tribute to the legendary leader of The Fall, Mark E. Smith, who passed away earlier this week.

Live Ledge #318: Found Gems

Live Ledge #318: Found Gems

Host Scott Hudson has scoured dozens of year-end lists to find this show full of records he missed through the course of 2017.

Live Ledge #317: New Releases

Live Ledge #317: New Releases

It’s the first new release episode of 2018!

Live Ledge #316: Drunk on Sunday

Live Ledge #316: Drunk on Sunday

The final show of 2017 compiles drinking tunes perfect for New Year’s Eve celebrations.

The Annual Live Ledge Kwanzaa Festivus Ramadan Christmas Holiday Extravaganza

The Annual Live Ledge Kwanzaa Festivus Ramadan Christmas Holiday Extravaganza

Celebrate the holidays with almost 2 1/2 years of rockin’ holiday tunes!

Live Ledge #314: Best Records of 2017

Live Ledge #314: Best Records of 2017

A countdown of Scott Hudson’s 40 favorite records of 2017.

Live Ledge #313: Best Archive Releases of 2017

Live Ledge #313: Best Archive Releases of 2017

It’s a countdown of the 20 best archive releases of 2017, featuring the likes of the Replacements, Lydia Loveless, Bob Dylan, and Alex Chilton.

Live Ledge #312: New Releases

Live Ledge #312: New Releases

It’s the final new release episode of 2017!

Live Ledge #311: Who Is Lydia Loveless? Hits Stores

Live Ledge #311: Who Is Lydia Loveless? Hits Stores

Gorman Bechard sits in once again to discuss the DVD release of Who Is Lydia Loveless?, along with the Record Store Day vinyl release of music from the flick.

Live Ledge #310: More Stuff

Live Ledge #310: More Stuff

Tonight features a variety of mini-themes, primarily from 2017 sources.

Live Ledge #309: Odds and Ends

It’s a variety of sounds tonight, including a little tribute to Dead Moon’s Fred Cole.

Live Ledge #308: New Releases

Another set of fabulous new releases. 2017 has been great for new music!

Live Ledge #307: Halloween Hootenanny

Punk rock and Halloween go together like my favorite whiskey and Coke, so here’s another edition of the annual Halloween show.

Live Ledge #306: Manchester

Live Ledge #306: Manchester

Tonight’s show celebrates the wonderful musical history of Manchester.

Live Ledge #305: More New Releases

A continuation of last week’s action-packed new release show!

Live Ledge #304: New Releases

Live Ledge #304: New Releases

Two hours of great new releases, including tracks from the new live Replacements album.

Live Ledge #303: Number Nine

Live Ledge #303: Number Nine

A look at some great ninth tracks of primarily recently-released favorite albums.

Live Ledge #302: Grant Hart

Live Ledge #302: Grant Hart

This week’s show is dedicated to the late, great Grant Hart from Husker Du.

Live Ledge #301: Jay Bennett

Live Ledge #301: Jay Bennett

Where Are You, Jay Bennett directors Fred Uhter and Gorman Bechard are this week’s guests.

Live Ledge #300: New Releases

Live Ledge #300: New Releases

Two hours of brand new scorching rock and roll!

Live Ledge #299: Skiffle

Live Ledge #299: Skiffle

Inspired by Billy Bragg’s new book, tonight’s Live Ledge is two hours of skiffle music!

Live Ledge #298:New Releases

Live Ledge #298:New Releases

Another month of great releases, including new tracks by Paul Westerberg under the mysterious Dry Wood Garage moniker!

Live Ledge #297: 2007

Live Ledge #297: 2007

Two hours of great indie and punk releases from 2007!

Live Ledge #296: 1997

Live Ledge #296: 1997

Live Ledge goes back in time to that fabulous year of 1997.

Live Ledge #295: Alphabet Street

Live Ledge #295: Alphabet Street

An evening of great songs in alphabetical order!

Live Ledge #294: New Releases

Live Ledge #294: New Releases

Another month of great brand new releases!

Live Ledge #293: Best of 2017 (So Far)

Live Ledge #293: Best of 2017 (So Far)

It’s been a great year for music, as evidenced by this marathon look at the first six months of 2017.

Live Ledge #292: The Cairo Gang

Live Ledge #292: The Cairo Gang

Scott Hudson interviews The Cairo Gang leader Emmett Kelly.

Live Ledge #291: 1987 (Again)

Live Ledge #291: 1987 (Again)

More tracks from that fun, fun year of 1987!

Live Ledge #290: Cactus Blossoms

Live Ledge #290: Cactus Blossoms

Jack Torrey of the Cactus Blossoms chats about the band’s appearance on Twin Peaks, and is followed by music inspired by Cyn Collins’ new book, Complicated Fun.

Live Ledge #289: New Releases

Live Ledge #289: New Releases

Another set of fabulous new music and reissues!

Live Ledge #288: 1967

Live Ledge #288: 1967

Celebrating 1967 with fifty tracks, including little heard garage rock nuggets and legendary superstar highlights.

Live Ledge #287: Odds and Ends

Live Ledge #287: Odds and Ends

The shocking death of Soundgarden leader Chris Cornell is covered, along with a mish mash of various tunes and a ton of Slim Dunlap covers.

Live Ledge #286: Matthew Ryan

Live Ledge #286: Matthew Ryan

Matthew Ryan chats with host Scott Hudson about his new album, “Hustle Up Starlings”.

Live Ledge #285: New Releases

Live Ledge #285: New Releases

It’s a supersized episode of brand new material on tonight’s Live Ledge.

Live Ledge #284: RSD Finds

Live Ledge #284: RSD Finds

An in-depth look to last week’s Record Store Day releases.

Live Ledge #283: Ray, Jayhawks and Kinks Covers

Live Ledge #283: Ray, Jayhawks and Kinks Covers

To celebrate the release of the new Ray Davies album, tonight’s Live Ledge is primarily Kinks covers, along with tracks from Americana.

Live Ledge #282: NE-HI

Live Ledge #282: NE-HI

Host Scott Hudson talks to vocalist/guitarist Jason Balla to promote their upcoming show at Total Drag in Sioux Falls, SD.

Live Ledge #281: New Releases

Live Ledge #281: New Releases

It’s a super-strong 2 hours of brand new music by old and new artists!

Live Ledge #280: 1987

Live Ledge #280: 1987

Tonight is a celebration of a momentous year for indie and alternative rock – 1987.

Live Ledge #279: Chuck Berry RIP

Live Ledge #279: Chuck Berry RIP

It’s a supersized episode in tribute to the real King of Rock and Roll, Chuck Berry.

Live Ledge #278: Cory Branan

Live Ledge #278: Cory Branan

Bloodshot Records singer/songwriter Cory Branan chats about his upcoming album, Adios.

Live Ledge #277: Thee Bands

Live Ledge #277: Thee Bands

Two hours of nothing but bands whose names start with “Thee”.

Live Ledge #276: New Releases

Live Ledge #276: New Releases

It’s a super-sized episode of great new releases!

Live Ledge #275: The Incident In Sweden

Live Ledge #275: The Incident In Sweden

In support of the fine folks that have suffered due to that incident in Sweden, tonight’s show is a telethon of sorts.

Live Ledge #274: Robert Ellis

Live Ledge #274: Robert Ellis

Along with continuing on from last week’s incomplete New Release episode, host Scott Hudson also interviews singer/songwriter Robert Ellis.

Live Ledge #273: New Releases

Live Ledge #273: New Releases

It’s the first new release episode of 2017!!!

Live Ledge #272: More 1977

Live Ledge #272: More 1977

Scott Hudson’s look back 40 years to 1977’s music scene continues in this episode.

Live Ledge #271: 1977

Live Ledge #271: 1977

It’s the first of two episodes that looks back 40 years to the magic year of 1977!

Live Ledge #270: In Memoriam

Live Ledge #270: In Memoriam

The final show of 2016 highlights the great musicians that sadly left us this year.

Live Ledge #269: Best of 2016

Live Ledge #269: Best of 2016

It’s Scott’s year in review – tracks from 32 of his 40 favorite albums of 2016!

Live Ledge #268: Runner-Ups

Live Ledge #268: Runner-Ups

Tonight’s show is all about the records that did not make Scott Hudson’s Best of 2016 list!

Live Ledge #267: New Releases

Live Ledge #267: New Releases

After a one-week delay, Hudson finally presents his final New Release episode of 2016!

Live Ledge #266: Waiting To Be Forgotten

Live Ledge #266: Waiting To Be Forgotten

Authors Jay Stringer, Gorman Bechard, and Franz Nicolay talk about their contributions to “Waiting To Be Forgotten: Stories of Crime and Heartache Inspired By the Replacements”. Also CFM leader Charles Moothart is interviewed.

Live Ledge #265: Little Hypocrite

Live Ledge #265: Little Hypocrite

The title means nothing, or does it? Another show of nothing but female-led rock and roll bands.

Live Ledge #264: Leonard Cohen RIP

Live Ledge #264: Leonard Cohen RIP

The first half is a tribute to the late, great songwriter, while the second half is a wide selection of new releases.

Live Ledge #263: Tommy Stinson

Live Ledge #263: Tommy Stinson

Tommy Stinson talks to Scott Hudson about the rebirth of Bash and Pop, the Replacements reunion tour, and many other topics regarding his long career.

Live Ledge #262: Trump Nose Candy

Live Ledge #262: Trump Nose Candy

Inspired by my social media feed on the nights of both debates, tonight features two hours of songs about peruvian marching powder.

Live Ledge #261: New Releases

Live Ledge #261: New Releases

Hudson’s monthly look at the best new and reissued releases!

Live Ledge #260: Number Nine

Live Ledge #260: Number Nine

Like a few previous shows, this one is dedicated to an individual track of an album. In this case, it’s “number nine”.

Live Ledge #259: DBT’s Patterson Hood

Live Ledge #259: DBT’s Patterson Hood

After some technical difficulties, Hudson was able to mix his interview with Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers with other great recent Americana releases.

Live Ledge #258: More Forgotten Treasures

Live Ledge #258: More Forgotten Treasures

Another collection of artists, albums, and songs that your airheaded host forgot was in his library.

Live Ledge #257: Forgotten Treasures

Live Ledge #257: Forgotten Treasures

A thorough scrubdown of iTunes resulted in the discovery of all kinds of forgotten songs, bands, and albums. Tonight’s selections are some of the examples of these kinds of buried treasures.

Live Ledge #256: New Releases

Live Ledge #256: New Releases

The first show of September means it’s time for a first glance at fall new releases, including upcoming records by Wilco and Drive-By Truckers!

Live Ledge #255: Random Noise Generator

Live Ledge #255: Random Noise Generator

It was a busy night, so Scott put his iTunes on shuffle (and edited out a few unworthy tracks).

Live Ledge #254: Lydia Loveless Interview

Live Ledge #254: Lydia Loveless Interview

Coinciding with the release of her new album, “Real”, host Scott Hudson talks to Lydia Loveless about songwriting, recording, and being the subject of a documentary movie.

Live Ledge #253: Odds and Ends

Live Ledge #253: Odds and Ends

There’s no real theme tonight. Scott just pulled a few songs out of his iTunes for tonight’s show.

Live Ledge #252: New Releases

Live Ledge #252: New Releases

It’s a fabulous time to be a music buyer, as tonight’s collection of new tracks by Lydia Loveless, Descendents, Drive-By Truckers, and so many more prove.

Live Ledge #251: More Songs About Other Artists

Live Ledge #251: More Songs About Other Artists

Since so many truly important tracks were not played last week, it was decided to dedicate one more show to songs with other artists in the title.

Live Ledge #250: Songs About Other Artists

Live Ledge #250: Songs About Other Artists

Two hours of songs that mention other artists in the title!

 

Live Ledge #249: Track 7

Live Ledge #249: Track 7

Over two hours of the seventh tracks of host Scott Hudson’s favorite records.