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The Ledge #486: Odds and Ends

The Ledge #486: Odds and Ends

The “odds and ends” format seems to have worked the last few times I’ve done it, so why not do another show of this type? For those new to The Ledge, the show consists of material I’ve been listening to in my home over the last few days. Some selections are faves from a few years ago that I haen’t pulled out in a while (Sarah Shook, Lydia Loveless). Others are recent purchases that don’t quite fit the new release shows (live Bob Mould, Minus 5, Young Fresh Fellows). Add to that my recent fascination over everything involving Ncio, thanks to the new book, You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone by Jennifer Otter Bickerdike, and you get a handful of tracks featuring her beautiful, haunted vocals. Of course, news of a new box set including previously unreleased tracks by The Replacements takes priority over everything. This October, a 40th anniversary reissue of their first album, Sorry Ma Forgot to Take Out the Trash will hit the stores, and features 100 tracks, 67 of them previously unreleased. Expect to hear a lot from this in the next few months! I would love it if every listener bought at least one […]

The Ledge #415: Love Kills

The Ledge #415: Love Kills

You really didn’t expect a “real” Valentine’s Day special tonight, right? I mean, come on, a Ledge episode filled with corny love songs? Of course not.
No no no. I went the opposite direction with tonight’s very special ep…

Live Ledge #359: RIP Pete Shelley/New Releases

Live Ledge #359: RIP Pete Shelley/New Releases

Tonight’s supersized show features a tribute to the late, great Pete Shelley, along with tons of new releases.

Live Ledge #355: Gorman Bechard’s Sarah Shook Documentary

Live Ledge #355: Gorman Bechard’s Sarah Shook Documentary

Director Gorman Bechard talks about his Sarah Shook documentary, which was officially released on November 9, 2018.

Live Ledge #329: New Releases

Live Ledge #329: New Releases

The “first Friday” of every month is devoted to new releases!

Live Ledge #325: International Women’s Day

Live Ledge #325: International Women’s Day

Live Ledge celebrates this week’s International Women’s Day with an all-female set of tunes.

Live Ledge #324: New Releases

Another set of great new music, along with highlights from Manifesto Mix Tape, Vol. 2.