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The Ledge #451: 1990

The Ledge #451: 1990

It may be a cliche, especially compared to the dumpster fire of this year, but it was definitely a simpler time for me in 1990. It was a year that I sort of became an adult. Sort of are the key words here. It was also a year of musical transition for me, as it was the year of the last Replacements album and the year of Uncle Tupelo’s debut album. For the next few years, “Americana” became my leading musical force. With a few exceptions, of course. (Both of these recors, The Replacements’ “All Shook Down” and Uncle Tupelo’s “No Depression”, get an extended look during tonight’s show.) This week’s show takes a look at much of what was in my gigantic portable CD carrier during that year. Yes, I had one of those 64 disc cases that went with me wherever I went. One has to be prepared, you know. Hopefully, you’ll enjoy this nostalgic look at my personal music taste from that era. After listening, please go purchase those tracks you enjoy! These great artists deserve to be compensated for their hard work, and every purchase surely helps not only pay their bills but fund their next […]

The Ledge #446: New Releases

The Ledge #446: New Releases

Due to Gorman Bechard’s appearance last week, this month’s new release episode was bumped back a week. But this delay turned out to be for the benefit of the show, as it allowed for me to include some brand new tracks by The Replacements. W…

The Ledge #430: New Releases (Pt. 1)

The Ledge #430: New Releases (Pt. 1)

I didn’t expect this month’s new release show to be a two part extravaganza. But as I was throwing songs into the play folder for this week’s show I suddenly realized I had way too many tracks for one show. So once again, next week I&…

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 #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 #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 #211: By The Numbers, Part 2

Live Ledge #211: By The Numbers, Part 2

We continue the journey of a song from every year host Scott Hudson’s been alive, including two from 2015.

Live Ledge #204: Sarah Bethe Nelson

Live Ledge #204: Sarah Bethe Nelson

Hudson’s interview with Sarah Bethe Nelson is aired, along with a discussion on touring with Lydia Loveless for a week.

Live Ledge #202: Columbus

Live Ledge #202: Columbus

Hudson recounts his week in Columbus, Ohio, with Lydia Loveless and her band.

Live Ledge #180: Best of 2014

Live Ledge #180: Best of 2014

A countdown of the 40 best albums of 2014!

Live Ledge #162: Tommy Ramone

Live Ledge #162: Tommy Ramone

The death of Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone inspires this tribute to the legendary band and musician.

Live Ledge #158: Centromatic

Live Ledge #158: Centromatic

Tonight’s show features an interview with Centro-Matic leader Will Johnson, along with plenty of brand new releases!

Live Ledge #150: New Releases

Live Ledge #150: New Releases

The first Friday of the month means it is time to review and preview brand new music!

Live Ledge #112: Love Is The Law

Live Ledge #112: Love Is The Law

Tonight we celebrate the passage of the Marriage Equality Law in Minnesota.

Live Ledge #95: 2013

The first show of 2013 is all new releases and new finds!

 

Live Ledge #92: Best of 2012

It’s an expanded episode of Live Ledge this week, as Hudson plays tracks from his “40 Best Albums of 2012″ list.

Rural Ledge-ucation #71: Paul & Ryan

Debut plays of new tracks by Paul Westerberg and Matthew Ryan highlight this playlist of primarily “fall” songs.

Live Ledge #81: Family Tree

Besides the usual new releases, blog finds, and old faves, tonight’s show features a number of “family trees” – sets that include spinoffs and solo projects of some of my fave bands.

Live Ledge #78: New Finds

Tonight’s show features a ton of new and upcoming releases, along with quite a few rare finds.