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Live Ledge #295: Alphabet Street

Live Ledge #295: Alphabet Street

An evening of great songs in alphabetical order!

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 #291: 1987 (Again)

Live Ledge #291: 1987 (Again)

More tracks from that fun, fun year of 1987!

Live Ledge #289: New Releases

Live Ledge #289: New Releases

Another set of fabulous new music and reissues!

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 #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 #278: Cory Branan

Live Ledge #278: Cory Branan

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

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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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.

Live Ledge #245: 1976

Live Ledge #245: 1976

We go back 40 years for some of the best rock and punk from 1976.

Live Ledge #243: New Releases

Live Ledge #243: New Releases

A pretty rocking set of new music highlights this look at recent and future album releases.

Live Ledge #242: 1966

Live Ledge #242: 1966

Part one of a series of shows investigating whether author Jon Savage is correct in calling 1966 the greatest year of rock and roll.

 

Live Ledge #241: Compilations

Live Ledge #241: Compilations

Box sets, tribute records, and other sorts of compilations are the subject of tonight’s show.

Live Ledge #240: New Releases

Live Ledge #240: New Releases

A super-sized show highlighting some of the great music that has been released in the past few weeks.

Live Ledge #239: Record Store Day

Live Ledge #239: Record Store Day

Two hours of this year’s Record Store Day release highlights.

Live Ledge #238: Prince

Live Ledge #238: Prince

Tonight’s show is a tribute to Prince, plus some fabulous Record Store Day finds.

Live Ledge #234: Minneapolis

Live Ledge #234: Minneapolis

50 years of great music from the Twin Cities of Minnesota are celebrated tonight.

Live Ledge #233: The Pogues

Live Ledge #233: The Pogues

Sorry for the delay – there’s been RSS issues. Even though the big day was yesterday, why not continue the St. Patrick’s Day celebration with a ton of Pogues covers (and much more).

Live Ledge #232: 1986

Live Ledge #232: 1986

Host Scott Hudson shares some of his favorite bands and tracks from a very underrated 1986.

Live Ledge #226: BBC

Live Ledge #226: BBC

Throughout rock and roll history, the BBC has been a legendary source for special live releases.

 

Live Ledge #225: More Track Ones

Live Ledge #225: More Track Ones

The finale of a three-part series devoted to the first sounds you hear on your favorite records.
 

Live Ledge #223: Track One

Live Ledge #223: Track One

Part one of a two part series investigating the great first songs on classic records.

Live Ledge #222: Runners-Up

Live Ledge #222: Runners-Up

Albums that didn’t make the best of 2015 list, along with the premiere of trailers for the Who Is Lydia Loveless documentary.

Live Ledge #220: New Releases

Live Ledge #220: New Releases

The last new release episode of 2015 features lots of great tunes that just may end up on my 2015 compilation.

Live Ledge #219: Thank You Friends

Live Ledge #219: Thank You Friends

A post-Thanksgiving episode celebrating just a few of the artists I’m thankful to have in my life.

Live Ledge #212: New Releases

Live Ledge #212: New Releases

Another month, another show of nothing but brand 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 #210: By The Numbers, Part 1

Live Ledge #210: By The Numbers, Part 1

To celebrate a birthday, Hudson starts a two-part series where he plays one song from every year he’s lived.

Live Ledge #208: Number Eight

Live Ledge #208: Number Eight

Nothing but track eight’s to commemorate that we still have a couple days left in the eighth month of the year.

Live Ledge #207: The Good Life

Live Ledge #207: The Good Life

Tim Kasher from The Good Life is tonight’s special guest.

Live Ledge #206: Rock Goddesses

Live Ledge #206: Rock Goddesses

Two hours of nothing but female-led rock and roll.

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 #201: Track Six

Live Ledge #201: Track Six

To celebrate the sixth month of the year, tonight’s show is nothing but the sixth tracks of fantastic albums.

Live Ledge #197: Twin Peaks

Live Ledge #197: Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks bassist Jack Dolan is interviewed by Live Ledge host Scott Hudson.

Live Ledge #195: Record Store Day

Live Ledge #195: Record Store Day

Host Scott Hudson shares some of his Record Store Day haul, along with a discussion on the latest Replacements’ shows!

Live Ledge #194: Track 4

Live Ledge #194: Track 4

A simple premise – everything played tonight is the fourth track of the album they appeared on!

Live Ledge #193: New Releases

Live Ledge #193: New Releases

Another month, another show of nothing but brand new music!

Live Ledge #192: Trio In a Row

Live Ledge #192: Trio In a Row

Completing a trio of shows, tonight’s playlist features nothing but three consecutive classic tracks in a row.

Live Ledge #191: More Three In a Row

Live Ledge #191: More Three In a Row

The second part of three episodes where host Hudson highlights albums that featured three classic tunes in a row.

Live Ledge #190: Three In a Row

Live Ledge #190: Three In a Row

Nothing but classic albums with three classic songs in a row.

Live Ledge #188: Back From the Grave

Live Ledge #188: Back From the Grave

To celebrate the releases of volumes 9 and 10 of the influential Back From the Grave compilations, host Scott Hudson plays tracks from each release.

Live Ledge #186: Vinyl

Live Ledge #186: Vinyl

Scott plays tracks from his new obsession – vinyl records!

Live Ledge #185: New Releases

Live Ledge #185: New Releases

The first new release showcase of 2015!

Live Ledge #184: Lydia Loveless

Live Ledge #184: Lydia Loveless

Director Gorman Bechard and singer/songwriter Lydia Loveless discuss the upcoming Who Is Lydia Loveless? documentary.

Live Ledge #182: 1995

Live Ledge #182: 1995

As the Beatles song goes, “it was 20 years ago” all of these songs were released.

Live Ledge #177: Charlie Siren

Live Ledge #177: Charlie Siren

To promote their Sioux Falls appearance, Charlie Siren is tonight’s guest.

Live Ledge #176: Bloodshot Records

Live Ledge #176: Bloodshot Records

The 20 year history of Bloodshot Records is celebrated on tonight’s show.

Live Ledge #174: Matthew Ryan

Live Ledge #174: Matthew Ryan

Singer/songwriter Matthew Ryan chats about his brand new album, Boxers.

Live Ledge #173: Halloween

Live Ledge #173: Halloween

It’s the fourth annual Live Ledge Halloween Extravaganza!

Live Ledge #169: Replacements Review

Live Ledge #169: Replacements Review

Scott rambles on and on about the triumphant St. Paul appearance by The Replacements!

Live Ledge #168: Replacements Covers

Live Ledge #168: Replacements Covers

To prep for next weekend’s Replacements concert in St. Paul, tonight’s show is nothing but covers of the legendary band.

Live Ledge #166: 1994 Again

Live Ledge #166: 1994 Again

There was so much music and so little time last week that the 1994 theme has been expanded to this week’s episode.

Live Ledge #165: Eddie Spaghetti

Live Ledge #165: Eddie Spaghetti

Tonight’s special interview was with Supersuckers leader Eddie Spaghetti, who will appear in Sioux Falls next Friday night (8/22) at Big’s.

Live Ledge #164: Ian Astbury

Live Ledge #164: Ian Astbury

Ian Astbury of The Cult joins Live Ledge to promote his band’s  upcoming Sioux Falls performance.

Live Ledge #163: Jason Isbell

Live Ledge #163: Jason Isbell

Tonight’s show includes an interview with Jason Isbell, along with some great Americana tracks!

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 #157: Threesomes

Live Ledge #157: Threesomes

In order to prove the theory that to be a great band you have to have a run of three classic albums, tonight’s show is nothing but trios of greatness!

Live Ledge #156: Blog Finds

Live Ledge #156: Blog Finds

Hudson has found a bunch of cool stuff online once again, including a cleaned-up version of the second Coachella appearance by The Replacements!

Live Ledge #155: Broken Side of Time

Live Ledge #155: Broken Side of Time

Director Gorman Bechard is tonight’s special guest to discuss the DVD release of Broken Side of Time.

Live Ledge #154: Friends of Cesar Romero

Live Ledge #154: Friends of Cesar Romero

To promote their Sioux Falls appearance, Friends of Cesar Romero are tonight’s Live Ledge guests.

Live Ledge #152: Fantasy Festival (Pt. 1)

Live Ledge #152: Fantasy Festival (Pt. 1)

In response to the horrors of Coachella, Hudson curates his own personal music festival.

Live Ledge #151: Record Company Weasels

Live Ledge #151: Record Company Weasels

An entire show dedicated to those evil folks who control the record industry.

Live Ledge #149: RIP Scott Asheton

Live Ledge #149: RIP Scott Asheton

A tribute to the recently-deceased drummer of The Stooges, featuring originals and covers.

Live Ledge #147: New Releases

Live Ledge #147: New Releases

Another monthly recap of brand new and upcoming new releases!

Live Ledge #141: Odds And Sods

Live Ledge #141: Odds And Sods

There’s no real theme tonight. Just a bunch of killer songs and some babbling.

Live Ledge #138: New Releases

Live Ledge #138: New Releases

We start off the year with nothing but brand new releases and reissues!

Live Ledge #137: Alphabet Rock

Live Ledge #137: Alphabet Rock

An alphabetical trip through some of Hudson’s favorite bands.

Live Ledge #135: Best of 2013

Live Ledge #135: Best of 2013

Hudson counts down his favorite records of 2013!

Live Ledge #134: New Finds

Live Ledge #134: New Finds

Another show featuring nothing but new releases and online discoveries!

Live Ledge #133: Blame Canada

Live Ledge #133: Blame Canada

Inspired by Toronto’s controversial Mayor, Rob Ford, tonight is nothing but Canadian rock ‘n’ roll!

Live Ledge #131: RIP Lou Reed

Live Ledge #131: RIP Lou Reed

Tonight’s show commemorates the passing of Lou Reed.

Live Ledge #130: Halloween

Live Ledge #130: Halloween

Hudson’s 4th annual Halloween-themed show! A perfect soundtrack for trick or treaters!

Live Ledge #127: Stormy New Releases

Live Ledge #127: Stormy New Releases

Surrounded by storms accurately forecast by Canadian Frankie McDonald, Hudson hosts two hours of new releases and blog finds.

Live Ledge #126: 1988

Live Ledge #126: 1988

Nothing but music from 1988 tonight, along with some commentary from Scott on his recent interview with Big Brother cast member Amanda Zuckerman.

Live Ledge #125: The Clash

Live Ledge #125: The Clash

To celebrate the release of the Sound System box set, tonight’s show is all Clash-related!

Live Ledge #122: Covers

Live Ledge #122: Covers

It’s a show of nothing but covers, including a commemoration of the anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley.

Live Ledge #121: New Finds

Live Ledge #121: New Finds

July may have been a slow month, but August is looking great as we preview some great new releases!

Live Ledge #120: Detroit Rock City

Live Ledge #120: Detroit Rock City

Inspired by Steve Miller’s recent book, Detroit Rock City, tonight’s show is nothing but rock ‘n’ roll from that seminal music city.

Live Ledge #119: Richie Ramone

Live Ledge #119: Richie Ramone

Former Ramones drummer Richie Ramone was tonight’s special guest, chatting about not only his days with the Ramones but his upcoming solo album Entitled.