By email@example.com on April 16, 2021
1981 was a very special year for your favorite podcast host. I graduated from high school, and immediately started at the local radio station when I entered college. While the 2 – 6 am shift may seem like a nightmare to most people, it was the perfect opportunity for me to investigate the floor to ceiling record racks in the cramped studio. This week’s show represents the US-originated records from that era that mean the most to me today. Most of them I discovered during these late night shifts, but a few of them I must admit they weren’t faves until years later. Of course, I have to highlight the first releases from my two favorite Minneapolis bands of all time, and longtime faves the Ramones put out their sixth album that year. There’s also a couple of new indie labels, IRS and SST, that would greatly influence me throughout the rest of the decade. 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 set of wonderful songs. And if you buy these records directly […]
By firstname.lastname@example.org on July 24, 2020
Earlier this year I featured a show that focused on British punk rock from 1980. Tonight, I do the same thing but featuring nothing but tunes from American punk bands from that same year.
It’s kind of interesting how the focus of the punk scene (…
By email@example.com on March 27, 2020
I understood pretty early on this week that it was going to be impossible to come up with a new theme this week. The pandemic is the only thing any of us are thinking about these days, especially with the situation being more grim every day.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 30, 2015
The ultimate rock and roll holiday is celebrated tonight!
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By email@example.com on October 23, 2015
Nothing but musical questions tonight!
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 16, 2015
Live Ledge goes back to 1980 for two hours of punk, post-punk, and every other form of alt-rock from that year!
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By email@example.com on September 18, 2015
To celebrate a birthday, Hudson starts a two-part series where he plays one song from every year he’s lived.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 28, 2015
Nothing but track eight’s to commemorate that we still have a couple days left in the eighth month of the year.
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By email@example.com on April 10, 2015
A simple premise – everything played tonight is the fourth track of the album they appeared on!
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 22, 2014
There was so much music and so little time last week that the 1994 theme has been expanded to this week’s episode.
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By email@example.com on August 1, 2014
Ian Astbury of The Cult joins Live Ledge to promote his band’s upcoming Sioux Falls performance.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on June 13, 2014
Tonight’s episode is a tribute to former Young Ones comedy actor Rik Mayall, along with a bunch of cover tunes.
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By email@example.com on April 18, 2014
In response to the horrors of Coachella, Hudson curates his own personal music festival.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on January 31, 2014
A trip down memory lane – nothing but tunes from that magical year of 1979.
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By email@example.com on October 18, 2013
Hudson’s tribute to one of the great DJ’s, and an even greater person, David Scott “Drazzle” Rasile.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 11, 2013
It’s simple – nothing but songs that include the word “what”.
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By email@example.com on August 16, 2013
It’s a show of nothing but covers, including a commemoration of the anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 31, 2013
A celebration of a year that was very important for host Scott Hudson – 1983!
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By email@example.com on May 3, 2013
Another installment of an episode full of new releases and blog finds.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on February 8, 2013
It’s that time of the month again! More new releases and blog finds!
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By email@example.com on October 26, 2012
For the third straight year, host Scott Hudson compiled two hours of the scariest songs ever! Play this when the trick or treaters come to your door.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 5, 2012
No real theme for this week – just some random tracks and irritated babbling from Scott.
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By email@example.com on August 10, 2012
Continuing with the Peel Sessions theme, tonight’s show includes not only great Brit acts but American bands who contributed to the series.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on June 22, 2012
The longest day of the year has inspired the longest Ledge show – 44 tracks of summer-related tunes!
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By email@example.com on February 10, 2012
Besides a setlist of nothing but songs about girls, this week’s Live Ledge discusses the future of the show.
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