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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.