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Live Ledge #313: Best Archive Releases of 2017

Live Ledge #313: Best Archive Releases of 2017

It’s a countdown of the 20 best archive releases of 2017, featuring the likes of the Replacements, Lydia Loveless, Bob Dylan, and Alex Chilton.

Live Ledge #308: New Releases

Another set of fabulous new releases. 2017 has been great for new music!

Live Ledge #305: More New Releases

A continuation of last week’s action-packed new release show!

Live Ledge #304: New Releases

Live Ledge #304: New Releases

Two hours of great new releases, including tracks from the new live Replacements album.

Live Ledge #303: Number Nine

Live Ledge #303: Number Nine

A look at some great ninth tracks of primarily recently-released favorite albums.

Live Ledge #300: New Releases

Live Ledge #300: New Releases

Two hours of brand new scorching rock and roll!

Live Ledge #290: Cactus Blossoms

Live Ledge #290: Cactus Blossoms

Jack Torrey of the Cactus Blossoms chats about the band’s appearance on Twin Peaks, and is followed by music inspired by Cyn Collins’ new book, Complicated Fun.

Live Ledge #280: 1987

Live Ledge #280: 1987

Tonight is a celebration of a momentous year for indie and alternative rock – 1987.

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 #234: Minneapolis

Live Ledge #234: Minneapolis

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

Live Ledge #230: Bob Mehr

Live Ledge #230: Bob Mehr

Music journalist Bob Mehr joins Scott Hudson tonight to talk about his new book, Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements.

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 #213: Number Ten

Live Ledge #213: Number Ten

Continuing the series of shows devoted to track numbers, tonight’s show is nothing but the tenth tune off favorite old and new releases.

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 #202: Columbus

Live Ledge #202: Columbus

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

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 #200: New Releases

Live Ledge #200: New Releases

Another month, another set of fantastic new tunes.

Live Ledge #199: 1985

Live Ledge #199: 1985

Hudson takes a trip back 30 years to night with a show featuring nothing but music from 1985.

Live Ledge #198: Number 5

Live Ledge #198: Number 5

Since we’re in the fifth month of the year, why not a show dedicated to nothing but track five of some fantastic albums?

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 #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 #187: Freedom

Live Ledge #187: Freedom

Nothing but songs about freedom and employment, and freedom from employment!

Live Ledge #186: Vinyl

Live Ledge #186: Vinyl

Scott plays tracks from his new obsession – vinyl records!

Live Ledge #183: Big Takeover’s Jack Rabid

Live Ledge #183: Big Takeover’s Jack Rabid

Big Takeover editor-in-chief Jack Rabid discusses his magazine’s 35 year history.

Live Ledge #179: Best 2014 Reissues

Live Ledge #179: Best 2014 Reissues

Hudson counts down the 20 best reissues, box sets, and other miscellaneous 2014 releases.

Live Ledge #170: New Releases

Live Ledge #170: New Releases

The beginning of the month means it’s a show of nothing but new music.

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 #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 #161: 4th of July

Live Ledge #161: 4th of July

A tribute to the holiday, with songs about the day and America, along with tributes to two famous concerts from this day.

Live Ledge #160: Shuffle

Live Ledge #160: Shuffle

Scott let iTunes do all the work tonight in selecting the playlist.

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 #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 #146: Blog Finds

Live Ledge #146: Blog Finds

Two hours of rare music found on various blogs.

Live Ledge #145: Requests

Live Ledge #145: Requests

Tonight, the playlist falls into the hands of the listeners!

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 #139: Bye Bye Phil

Live Ledge #139: Bye Bye Phil

A little tribute to Phil Everly, plus some more new releases and blog finds!

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 #132: New Finds

Live Ledge #132: New Finds

Nothing but new releases and blog finds in this episode!

Live Ledge #131: RIP Lou Reed

Live Ledge #131: RIP Lou Reed

Tonight’s show commemorates the passing of Lou Reed.

Live Ledge #129: RIP Drazzle

Live Ledge #129: RIP Drazzle

Hudson’s tribute to one of the great DJ’s, and an even greater person, David Scott “Drazzle” Rasile.

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 #124: New Releases

There’s quite a few new releases of note, and Hudson samples them all!

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 #118: New Finds

Live Ledge #118: New Finds

Another month, another set of newly discovered music!

Live Ledge #117: Walking Alphabet

Live Ledge #117: Walking Alphabet

Most of tonight’s show is a soundtrack of sorts to Hudson’s “Walking Rock Alphabet”.

Live Ledge #116: Replacements Reunion

An almost all-interview show, with Gorman Bechard chatting about the Replacements reunion, and members of Cursive and Teenage Bottlerocket promoting upcoming Sioux Falls appearances.

Live Ledge #115: New Finds

Live Ledge #115: New Finds

Another new month, another selection of new releases and blog finds.

Live Ledge #114: 1983

A celebration of a year that was very important for host Scott Hudson – 1983!

Live Ledge #113: Covers

Live Ledge #113: Covers

It’s been awhile since an all-covers show, so celebrate the holiday weekend with almost 2 1/2 hours of remade tunes!

Live Ledge #111: Jukebox

Live Ledge #111: Jukebox

That beautiful 350 pound Seeburg Jukebox is the source of all the tunes tonight.

Live Ledge #109: George Jones

Live Ledge #109: George Jones

Besides commemorating the passing of legendary country icon George Jones, tonight’s Ledge celebrates various anniversaries and birthdays of the past week.

Live Ledge #107: 1982 (Again)

Another examination of the great music that came out in 1982!

Live Ledge #105: Then And Now

Two tracks per artist – one old and one new. It’s a simple concept, but fun!

Live Ledge #104: Rock!

It’s an obvious topic that should have been explored years before, but tonight’s show is all songs about “Rock”!

Live Ledge #103: Dave Pirner

A very special episode of Live Ledge, highlighted by a phone interview with Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner!

Rural Ledge-ucation #92: Daylight Savings Time

Rural Ledge-ucation #92: Daylight Savings Time

We all hate it, so why not a show dedicated to daylight savings time?

Live Ledge #102: Songs For Slim

Live Ledge #102: Songs For Slim

Tonight’s show debuts the entire new Replacements EP, Songs For Slim, along with the original versions of the covers. Plus, tracks from future Songs For Slim contributors.

Live Ledge #101: New Finds

Live Ledge #101: New Finds

It’s that time of the month again – almost nothing but new releases and blog finds, including one of the tracks from the upcoming new release by The Replacements!

Live Ledge #100: Falls Landing

Live Ledge #100: Falls Landing

To celebrate the 100th episode, Hudson took the show on the road to Falls Landing to play nothing but his favorite songs of all time.

Live Ledge #99: Lonely Boy

To “commemorate” a phony holiday, tonight’s show is an anti-Valentine’s Day show with nothing but “lonely” songs.

Live Ledge #98: New Finds

It’s that time of the month again! More new releases and blog finds!

Live Ledge #97: Tributes

Inspired by a Lydia Loveless song called “Steve Earle”, tonight’s show is nothing but songs about other artists.

Live Ledge #88: The In Crowd

A jam-packed show tonight, full of new tunes, blog finds, and discussions of the Hostess situation and the new Rolling Stones documentary, Crossfire Hurricane.

Rural Ledge-ucation #76: Election Day

Two days away from the U.S. elections, Hudson compiled some of his favorite politician-related tracks.

Live Ledge #86: Chuck Berry’s Belated Birthday

Health issues prevented me from celebrating Chuck Berry’s 86th birthday on October 18, so we celebrated it tonight with rarities and great cover versions.

Rural Ledge-ucation #75: Matthew Ryan Interview

Two days before the release of his excellent new album, In the Dusk of Everything, Matthew Ryan woke up early on a Sunday to talk about the new album and share some of his favorite bands and tunes.

Rural Ledge-ucation #73: Happy Birthday Tommy Stinson

Yesterday was Tommy Stinson’s 46th birthday, so it is only natural for us to celebrate it with music from all periods of his career.  

Live Ledge #83: Odds & Sods

No real theme for this week – just some random tracks and irritated babbling from Scott.

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 #80: Life Story (Pt. 1)

With a big day coming up this week, host Scott Hudson has selected one song per year that he has been alive. Sunday’s Rural Ledge-ucation will conclude the series.

Rural Ledge-ucation #64: Bootlegs

Nothing but live recordings and studio demos for this short Sunday morning set!

Live Ledge #74: London’s Burning!

A show dedicated to our fine comrades across the pond, along with a celebration of one of their prime exports, Sir Michael Phillip “Mick” Jagger!

Live Ledge #72: Jukebox Hero

A new jukebox and a pile of new releases inspires this week’s show!

Live Ledge #70: Pleased to Meet Me

The 25th anniversary of the release of The Replacements’ Pleased to Meet Me is celebrated!

Rural Ledge-ucation #59: Weddings Stink!

It’s wedding season, so here’s 90 minutes of songs that should give you silly people second thoughts about making this awful decision!

Live Ledge #66: Heather Hellkitten

Heather Hellkitten, host of RPR’s Morning Poo and Happy Hour With Heather Hellkitten, sits in for two hours of music and talk…and more talk!

Live Ledge #64: RIP Adam Yauch

Besides a tribute to Adam Yauch from the Beasties, we celebrate Link Wray’s birthday and preview a ton of upcoming releases.

Live Ledge #63: Gorman Bechard

Author/director Gorman Bechard appears to talk about his upcoming Grant Hart documentary, along with updates on Color Me Obsessed and his Archers of Loaf concert movie.

Live Ledge #62: 3 Deaths & a Dummy

Much happened in the music world this week, and Hudson covers them all tonight!

Live Ledge #60: 1987 (Again)

Scott once again goes back a half-life for songs from a decadent year.

The Ledge #89: High On Stress

Minneapolis roots-rockers High On Stress are interviewed and they also picked this week’s tunes!

Live Ledge #58: Kickstarter

Besides a setlist of primarily new finds, there’s also a discussion of the Kickstarter fund for a documentary on Grant Hart.

Rural Ledge-ucation #48: Alex Chilton

We commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the death of Alex Chilton with a collection of covers and rarities.

Rural Ledge-ucation #45: New Releases

Along with an update on Slim Dunlap, today’s show features primarily new and recent releases.

Live Ledge #54: Get Well Slim!

A busy show – besides a tribute to former MC5 bassist Michael Davis there’s lots of time devoted to wishing former Replacements guitarist Slim Dunlap a speedy recovery.