By Greg Lonesome on April 21, 2021
New stuff from Pat Todd, Neighborhood Brats, Total Massacre, the Judex, Sister Suzie and School Damage, plus tons of other great stuff.
By firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Greg Lonesome on April 14, 2021
New stuff from Missile Studs, Chubby & the Gang, the Judex, the Prostitutes, the Limit and the Suck, plus more Manifesto Award nominations!
By email@example.com on April 9, 2021
It’s always rewarding when a confluence of ideas results in a show that has a perfect flow. That’s what happened this week. This show began with a slight nudging from a couple of acts that had submitted tracks earlier this year that had just not yet found a place in a show. Add to that a couple of great records featuring Dirty Truckers drummer John Lynch that he sent when we were putting together the Rum Bar Records episode. Then a section of super sweet, relatively new records were discovered at a local record store. I’m talking about mint 2020 releases that I had missed out on when they were first put out. Adding to that secton of the show are a few other 2019 and 2020 albums that I was late in discovering, along with a couple of fabulous archive releases and suddenly I have two hours of great music for tonight! 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 from the […]
By Greg Lonesome on April 7, 2021
All Manikins means all killer no filler.
By Greg Lonesome on April 2, 2021
The inaugural episode of Guerrilla RPM! I want to thank everyone who tuned in live tonight and fed me requests to build off of. That’s what is going to make this show so fun, the interaction with the listeners in … Continue reading →
By Greg Lonesome on March 31, 2021
Unheard Ex-Gentlemen, new Missile Studs, Hamiltones, Topnovil, Lawmaker, HITS and more.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on March 26, 2021
Since we are just a few days away from April, it makes sense that the last episode of the month is a look back at the first quarter of 2021. What albums, EP’s and singles have caught my attention? Has it been a great year?
The answer is the same …
By Greg Lonesome on March 25, 2021
New stuff from Infamous Stiffs, the Suck, HITS, Pat Todd & the Rankoutsiders, Headcheese and more.
By Greg Lonesome on March 18, 2021
This was a marathon. Thanks to everyone who hung out.
By Greg Lonesome on March 10, 2021
New stuff from Poison Boys, BBQT, the SUCK, Dead Meat, Lawmaker, Creem Circus, Foxycontin and lots more.
By email@example.com on March 5, 2021
It’s the first Friday of the month, so you know what this means. Yes, once again I have over two hours of the best new indie, garage, power pop, punk, and Americana releases. Plenty of veteran acts, and even more brand new artists. If you care ab…
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By Greg Lonesome on March 3, 2021
Lots of new stuff from the Limit, Headcheese, Incisions, New Rocket Union, Bonecrusher, the Welch Boys and more.
By Greg Lonesome on February 24, 2021
From Distance to Testors to the Limit, I dive deep into Sonny Vincent’s catalog. If you weren’t a fan before, you will be after listening to this, guaranteed.
By Greg Lonesome on February 22, 2021
I had to reinstall Windows on my machine and was testing out my broadcasting setup. Enjoy the extra show!
By firstname.lastname@example.org on February 19, 2021
As I state at the beginning of the show, the initial idea for this theme came from the plethora of recent songs that mention The Ramones in the title, both individually and as a group. Add to that a few faves from the past, along with some great sugges…
Posted in amy rigby, cj ramone, drive-by truckers, fleshtones, hayley crushers, jason ringenberg, leeroy stagger, pavid vermin, Podcast, punk, ramones, ratboys, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, sleater-kinney, The Ledge
By Greg Lonesome on February 17, 2021
The 2nd edition of Homonhymns. Put that in your dictionary.
By Greg Lonesome on February 14, 2021
This was a marathon makeup show with new stuff from Indonesian Junk, BBQT, the Wheelz and Total Massacre.
By email@example.com on February 12, 2021
Last week’s new release show was all about submitted tracks. This week’s part two of the series compiles all of the other new records that have recently been released (or will be soon). The show is marked by the return of quite a few vetera…
By firstname.lastname@example.org on February 5, 2021
Few things make a music critic/internet DJ happier than a package of new music, and I’m blessed to have the support of so many bands and labels. Whenever I receive an email that includes a link to a single or album, or find a packet in my mailbox, I immediately put it in the front of my pile of music to check out. As I was putting together this month’s new release episode, I suddenly noticed just how many great records I’ve received in the past few weeks. So why not do an entire show bassed on artist/label submissions? That’s what we have here this week. Some are from individual artists (Dan Israel, Jeremy Porter, Indonesian Junk, New Rocket Union, etc.) that want me to check out their new tunes. Others are because I’ve found myself on a label’s mailing list. I definitely need to thank Big Stir Records, Red on Red Records, and Rum Bar Records, who really knocked it out of the park with not one but two free samplers of current and upcoming new releases! After listening, please go purchase those tracks you enjoy! These great artists deserve to be compensated for their hard work, and every […]
By Greg Lonesome on February 4, 2021
New stuff from the Limit (featuring Sonny Vincent and Bobby Liebling of Pentagram), Poison Boys and Slaughter Boys, plus a special radio session from the Judex! Went extra long tonight as well.
By email@example.com on January 22, 2021
Since it’s a new year I have a whole list of new “anniversaries” to celebrate this year. You can expect many upcoming episodes devoted to years such as 1986, 1991…and, obviously, 1981. Tonight’s broadcast is the first of a…
By Greg Lonesome on January 20, 2021
New Pat Todd & the Rankoutsiders, new Spicy Juice sauce and more!
By firstname.lastname@example.org on January 15, 2021
A few weeks ago, I put together a countdown show of my 40 favorite albums of 2020. Now for this annual Ledge Awards I go through various other categories for the past year – Best Reissue, Best Live Album, Best Compilaton, Best Covers Album, Best …
By Greg Lonesome on January 13, 2021
All killer no filler.
By email@example.com on January 8, 2021
It’s the first show of the new year, which means it’s the first new release episode of the year! Generally, there isn’t much for new material this time of year, but this year seems to be an exception. You’ll find plenty of great…
By Greg Lonesome on January 6, 2021
Some angry protest songs, some psychobilly.
By Greg Lonesome on December 30, 2020
The debut of Some Hearts!
By Greg Lonesome on December 24, 2020
Damn near 5 hours of X-Mess cheer and much more for your listening pleasure.
By Greg Lonesome on December 16, 2020
New stuff from Professional Againsters, Westside Sheiks, Hard Evidence, Oil!, Ned Hill and Cock Sparrer, plus so much more!
By firstname.lastname@example.org on December 11, 2020
So let’s get this out of the way. 2020 was a dumpster fire of a year. A worldwide pandemic shut everything down. A contentious Presidential election tore apart friends and families. Race and sexual identity issues became online litmus tests. Everybody …
By Greg Lonesome on December 9, 2020
Cover Your Ass 4 (7 years later).
By email@example.com on December 4, 2020
It’s the last new release show of 2020, and it may just be the best one of the year. There’s a ton of new music that’s come out the past few weeks, including a few great items discovered shortly before the show commenced. And how can …
By Greg Lonesome on December 2, 2020
Brand new Indonesian Junk and tons of early California punk!
By Greg Lonesome on November 29, 2020
New stuff from Comino, Paul Ronney-Angel, the Sangomas, Freddie Dilevi, Cock Sparrer and more.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on November 27, 2020
This is the time of year where I’m going through my music library making notes on what albums should be considered for my year-end rankings. With the volume of great music released every year, however, there are records that I honestly sort of fo…
By email@example.com on November 20, 2020
By Greg Lonesome on November 18, 2020
Songs from 2020. All killer, no filler.
By Greg Lonesome on November 11, 2020
New stuff from Stolen Wheelchairs, the Judex and the Sangomas!
By firstname.lastname@example.org on November 6, 2020
In all the years of doing this monthly new release show, this may be the most varied I’ve ever done. After initial sets of folk-ish, acoustic rock, this month’s supersized show gradually built up the intensity until a final set of veteran h…
By Greg Lonesome on October 29, 2020
Halloween and Vicious Dreams!
By email@example.com on October 23, 2020
The Ledge isn’t all about new music, obviously. And with the record companies constantly repackaging old material with bonus demos, outtakes, and live takes my collection just continues to grow.
Tonight’s show is a look at some of these spe…
By Greg Lonesome on October 21, 2020
More Halloween tunes, plus some Spicy Juice sauce and other goodies.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 16, 2020
On one of my laptops I have a folder where I toss in any cover versions that I think could possibly include in a Ledge episode. Once that folder has a sufficient number of songs I know it’s time to do a covers show.
This is that time. The folder …
By Greg Lonesome on October 14, 2020
New Bad Secret and some Halloween tunes.
By Greg Lonesome on October 11, 2020
Made up for my show not recording on Wednesday with a 6+ hour marathon show on a Saturday night. 121 songs. All for you!
By Greg Lonesome on October 7, 2020
The show didn’t record tonight. My apologies to all my listeners. I HATE letting you down.
By Greg Lonesome on September 30, 2020
It was kind of a virtual gig. Or something. Plus new Stolen Wheelchairs and new stuff from Kevin Patrick Stevenson of the Shods!
By Greg Lonesome on September 23, 2020
New stuff from Bad Secret, Satanic Overdrive, Total Massacre and more.
By email@example.com on September 18, 2020
The last few months have seen a ton of great compilation records come out. Some have been all covers. Many have been label or genre samplers. Others have been benefits for great causes. What unites them all is that so many of them have been full of gre…
By Greg Lonesome on September 16, 2020
New Poison Boys single, lots of classic hardcore and more.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on September 11, 2020
As it’s my birthday today it’s only fitting that I put together another in my series of favorite songs of all time. This time around, it’s primarily songs from the 90’s, although a handful of songs actually come from records rel…
By Greg Lonesome on September 9, 2020
New single from Bad Secret and tons of other stuff.
By email@example.com on September 4, 2020
It’s another great month of new releases. I know I say that every month but we are living in a time where somehow artists are still creating fabulous, vital music. Just take a listen to this two hours of rock, folk, punk, surf, indie, and a few o…
By Greg Lonesome on September 2, 2020
New EP from the Dinz and much more!
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 28, 2020
The calendar may have a different definition, but summer to me has always been the months of June, July, and August. With that in mind, since tonight was my last show for August I decided to put together a show of nothing but my favorite new records fr…
By Greg Lonesome on August 26, 2020
Walter Lure & Justin Townes Earle RIP
By Greg Lonesome on August 19, 2020
Lots of great stuff, what’s new?
By email@example.com on August 14, 2020
This may be a second part of a new release series, but there’s certainly no drop in quality. How could it be when the beginning of the show features a sneak peak of the upcoming Replacements’ “Pleased to Meet Me Deluxe Edition” …
By Greg Lonesome on August 12, 2020
So much new stuff!
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 7, 2020
It’s another super-busy month of new music. In fact, once again the new release series has to be split into a two-part extravaganza.
Part one features previews of new records by Ledge favorites such as Son Volt and Lydia Loveless. There’s t…
By Greg Lonesome on August 5, 2020
New stuff from Ramallah, Foxycontin, Nikki Hill, Cold Callers, Stinking Polecats, Paul-Ronney Angel, Guerrilla Teens, Wet Specimens, Cartridge and more.
By email@example.com on July 31, 2020
What is power pop? According to the dictionary, it’s “a style of pop music characterized by a strong melody line, heavy use of guitars, and simple rhythm”. Yeah, that works. I prefer to just call it “revved up pop music”.
By Greg Lonesome on July 29, 2020
Lots of new stuff.
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 Greg Lonesome on July 22, 2020
New stuff from Torpedohead, the Judex, Guerrilla Teens, Idolizers, Freddie Dilevi, Nana, Schizophonics and Coloured Balls.
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By email@example.com on July 17, 2020
It was a few weeks ago when Sonic Youth’s “Teenage Riot” came up in a Spotify playlist, and it spurred my feeble mind into this week’s show format. This week is a countdown of my 15 favorite double albums of all time. As always,…
By firstname.lastname@example.org on July 10, 2020
Americana, country-punk, No Depression, alt-country. Whatever you want to call this twangy-ish sort of music it’s been a part of my life since the early 80’s. Nope, not after the scene exploded with Uncle Tupelo. The country influence has a…
By Greg Lonesome on July 8, 2020
At the beach. Enjoy the show!
By email@example.com on July 3, 2020
This is another of those new release episodes that featured some last minute additions. Thanks to another Bandcamp day where 100% of all proceeds go to the artists, a number of artists surprised fans with new music. There was a new Cloud Nothings album…
By Greg Lonesome on July 1, 2020
Brand new stuff from Slander Tongue, Thee Evil Twin, the Missile Studs, Radio Hate, the Reflectors and more.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on June 26, 2020
The world may be ending but great music lives forever. Despite everything that has gone on this year there has still been a steady stream of fabulous albums released. Tonight’s show is a look at the 40 best albums released in the first half of 20…
By Greg Lonesome on June 24, 2020
A tribute to James Hand, new Radio Buzzkills and more.
By email@example.com on June 19, 2020
Once a year or so, I like to put together a show of nothing but covers. Partly due to COVID-19 this year has already seen more of these sorts of tracks than ever before. Bands have put out full albums or EP’s of covers; labels have upped the ante…
By Greg Lonesome on June 17, 2020
Announcing the winners of RnRM500 and playing some kick ass rock n roll in the bargain.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on June 12, 2020
As I said last week, there have been so many great releases in the last few weeks that this month’s new release episode was forced to expand to two episodes. Quality-wise, there’s no difference between the two episodes. In fact, it could be…
By Greg Lonesome on June 10, 2020
Made it to 500! Lots of giveaways!
By email@example.com on June 5, 2020
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&…
By Greg Lonesome on June 3, 2020
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 29, 2020
After last week’s Minneapolis edition of my favorite songs of all time I was contacted by a ton of listeners with their own favorites of the great city. With that sort of response I coudn’t help but doing a sequel consisting of nothing but …
By Greg Lonesome on May 27, 2020
New stuff from Mesa Lanes, Animals and Children and much more.
By Greg Lonesome on May 20, 2020
The new Beggar Belief album and much more.
By email@example.com on May 15, 2020
When this awful pandemic first hit the U.S. and we started hearing about “stay at home” orders and “social distancing” I commented on twitter how I hoped this down time would inspire artists to spend their forced down time writi…
By Greg Lonesome on May 13, 2020
A tribute to Little Richard, plus new stuff from the Cutthroat Brothers, Vacuum, Red Brick and the Dirty Truckers.
By Greg Lonesome on May 6, 2020
More great music to help keep you sane or help you go insane, your choice.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 1, 2020
Another month, another collection of great new music. Unlike previous editions, though, this month’s show features a ton of one-off single releases of tracks recorded under quarantine. In fact, just minutes before The Ledge went to air on Realpun…
By Greg Lonesome on April 29, 2020
New stuff from the Scoffs, Hostile Minds and more.
By email@example.com on April 24, 2020
When I was putting together this month’s new release episodes I decided that it was time to also do another all-female episode of The Ledge. Both of those episodes had multiple sets of nothing but rocking women, as did previous months this year.