Live Ledge #388: From The Archives

Live Ledge #388: From The Archives

Despite what you may believe, archive releases come out throughout the year. It’s not just for the Christmas holidays or Record Store Days. During the year there are tons of compilations, live records, remasters, and other odds and ends. Tonight’s show collects a number of these. Acoustic versions of classic Graham Parker and Superchunk albums. A collection of acoustic covers recorded by Buffalo Tom’s Bill Janovitz. Live albums by Johnny Thunders, Die Toten Hosen, Paul Kelly, and so much more. A riveting triple-disc compilation of Billy Childish’s 40 year careeer. All these and more! Listen and then please go purchase those tracks you enjoy! It’s that simple.  

Live Ledge #387: New Releases

Live Ledge #387: New Releases

Look, it gets hard to describe the monthly new release shows. It’s like the others. Two hours of great new tunes from all over the world. Listen and then go purchase those you enjoy! It’s that simple/

Live Ledge #386: 2nd Quarter Report

Live Ledge #386: 2nd Quarter Report

As I’ve stated almost every week this week, this has been a fabulous year for new music. Tonight’s show is proof of that fact. It’s the last show of June, which means we’ve hit the halfway mark of the year. Tonight’s show is the “2nd Quarter Report”; a presentation of some of the great releases from April, May, and June.

Live Ledge #385: UK Punk Summer 1979

Live Ledge #385: UK Punk Summer 1979

A celebration of the punk the UK was listening to in the summer of 1979!

Live Ledge #384: More New Releases

Live Ledge #384: More New Releases

It’s the second part of this month’s collection of new releases!

Live Ledge #383: New Releases Pt. 1

Live Ledge #383: New Releases Pt. 1

It’s a supersized episode of great new tunes, including releases from Rum Bar and Spaghetty Town Records. Part one of a two part series.  

Live Ledge #382: RIP Roky Erickson + More 1989

Live Ledge #382: RIP Roky Erickson + More 1989

Minutes before the planned second episode devoted to 1989 was set to record came news of the death of legendary pyschedelic garage rocker Roky Erickson. A half hour or so of Roky’s music is aired at the beginning of the show before going into the original playlist.

Live Ledge #381: 1989

Live Ledge #381: 1989

No, this show is not about Taylor Swift. It’s the first part of a look at the final year of the 80’s. Was it as dismal as we’ve been led to believe?

Live Ledge #380: Tommy & Evan

Live Ledge #380: Tommy & Evan

Host Scott Hudson chats about his weekend at the Tommy Stinson/Lemonheads show, along with lots of great garage rock.

Live Ledge #379: Garage Pop Power Rock

Live Ledge #379: Garage Pop Power Rock

A great set of power pop and garage rock, including a lengthy set of new Rumbar Records releases.

Live Ledge #378: New Releases

Live Ledge #378: New Releases

Another two hour sampling of some of the best new releases.

Live Ledge #377: Arbor Day

Live Ledge #377: Arbor Day

The perfect soundtrack for planting trees or other Arbor Day celebrations.

Live Ledge #376: 1984 American College Rock

Live Ledge #376: 1984 American College Rock

A look back at quite possibly the greatest year in independent college rock and roll.

Live Ledge #375: New Releases (Pt. 2)

Live Ledge #375: New Releases (Pt. 2)

A continuation of last week’s comprehensive look at recent releases that travels all over the world.

Live Ledge #374: New Releases (Pt. 1)

Live Ledge #374: New Releases (Pt. 1)

There’s so much great new music out there that this month’s new release episode has been expanded to two weeks. Part 1 is highlighted by a number of tracks from a great triple disc set designed to help pay off the medical bills of legendary rocker Sonny Vincent.

Live Ledge #373: First Quarter Report

Live Ledge #373: First Quarter Report

The first three months of 2019 has seen a ton of great new records. Tonight Scott Hudson plays tracks off those who have caught his ear.

Live Ledge #372: Midwest 1979

Live Ledge #372: Midwest 1979

An extended broadcast showcasing the 1979 Midwest indie rock scene.

Live Ledge #371: Partytime

Live Ledge #371: Partytime

Celebrate the St. Patrick’s Day weekend with these booze-oriented tracks.

Live Ledge #370: Boxes and Compilations

Live Ledge #370: Boxes and Compilations

Two hours of the best tracks from recent box sets and other sorts of compilations.

Live Ledge #369: New Releases

Live Ledge #369: New Releases

The first Friday of every month is devoted to new releases, and there’s a ton of great music to check out this month.

Live Ledge #368: Covers

Live Ledge #368: Covers

Scott’s folder of new cover songs was full so it’s time for a show of nothing but reworked songs.

Live Ledge #367:  New Releases

Live Ledge #367: New Releases

Two hours of great new music!

Live Ledge #366: 5 Songs 6 Labels

Live Ledge #366: 5 Songs 6 Labels

Five acts from six different indie labels are highlighted this week.

Live Ledge #365: British Punk January – May 1979

Live Ledge #365: British Punk January – May 1979

A look at British punk rock singles released in the first half of 1979.

Live Ledge #364: 1st Annual Ledge Awards

Live Ledge #364: 1st Annual Ledge Awards

With the help of Live Ledge listeners, awards are given out to the best music of 2018.

Live Ledge #363: New Releases

Live Ledge #363: New Releases

The first show of 2019 is also the first new release episode of the year!

Live Ledge #362: 2018 Runner Ups

Live Ledge #362: 2018 Runner Ups

Many great records of this year did not make last week’s “Best of 2018” list. Here’s a sampling of them.

Live Ledge #361: 40 Best Records of 2018

Live Ledge #361: 40 Best Records of 2018

It’s a countdown of Scott’s 40 favorite records of 2018.

Live Ledge #360: New Releases/Rocking Christmas

Live Ledge #360: New Releases/Rocking Christmas

A continuation of last week’s new release episode, plus an hour of new rock and roll Christmas songs!  

Live Ledge #359: RIP Pete Shelley/New Releases

Live Ledge #359: RIP Pete Shelley/New Releases

Tonight’s supersized show features a tribute to the late, great Pete Shelley, along with tons of new releases.

Live Ledge #358: 1983 (Part 2)

Live Ledge #358: 1983 (Part 2)

Two more hours of alternative and punk tracks from 1983!

Live Ledge #357: Europe 1978

Live Ledge #357: Europe 1978

The final chapter in the 1978 series focuses on mainland Europe.

Live Ledge #356: 1968

Live Ledge #356: 1968

An extended episode taking a look at some of the classic music celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Live Ledge #355: Gorman Bechard’s Sarah Shook Documentary

Live Ledge #355: Gorman Bechard’s Sarah Shook Documentary

Director Gorman Bechard talks about his Sarah Shook documentary, which was officially released on November 9, 2018.

Live Ledge #354: New Releases

Live Ledge #354: New Releases

It’s a supersized episode of brand new releases.

Live Ledge #353: Halloween

Live Ledge #353: Halloween

It’s the annual Live Ledge Halloween rock and roll party!

Live Ledge #352: Covers

Live Ledge #352: Covers

Emptying the folder, so to speak, of cover tunes collected over the last few months.

Live Ledge #351: New Releases Pt. 2

Live Ledge #351: New Releases Pt. 2

The second episode of a two-part series of brand new tunes.

Live Ledge #350: New Releases Pt. 1

Live Ledge #350: New Releases Pt. 1

It’s been such a great few weeks of new releases that this is part one of a two part series. Tune in next week for the rest of the great new tracks!

Live Ledge #349: 2013

Live Ledge #349: 2013

It’s not the usual nostalgic look at the past as we only go back five years on this episode, but there was so much great rock and roll that year.

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!