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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 #237: Who Is a Dog Named Gucci?

Live Ledge #237: Who Is a Dog Named Gucci?

Director Gorman Bechard visits with host Scott Hudson about next Tuesday’s DVD release of A Dog Named Gucci, and gives an update on the upcoming Who Is Lydia Loveless? documentary.

Live Ledge #235: New Releases

Live Ledge #235: New Releases

Host Scott Hudson samples a ton of new music in his monthly show highlighting recent releases.

Live Ledge #227: New Releases

Live Ledge #227: New Releases

The first Friday of the month means it’s a show of nothing but new 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 #224: RIP David Bowie

Live Ledge #224: RIP David Bowie

The importance of David Bowie is discussed, along with audio of the insane happenings when Angela Bowie was informed of the news of his death on the UK’s Celebrity Big  Brother. Also, it’s part two of the “track one” them.

Live Ledge #221: Best of 2015

Live Ledge #221: Best of 2015

In this super-sized episode, host Scott Hudson plays selections from his 40 favorite records of 2015.

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 #217: New Releases

Live Ledge #217: New Releases

Two hours of brand new music!

 

Live Ledge #216: Halloween

Live Ledge #216: Halloween

The ultimate rock and roll holiday is celebrated tonight!

Live Ledge #215: Questions

Live Ledge #215: Questions

Nothing but musical questions tonight!

Live Ledge #214: 1980

Live Ledge #214: 1980

Live Ledge goes back to 1980 for two hours of punk, post-punk, and every other form of alt-rock from that year!

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 #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 #209: New Releases

Live Ledge #209: New Releases

Another month, another two hours of primarily brand new music!

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 #205: New Releases

Live Ledge #205: New Releases

Another new month, another two hours of nothing but new music.

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 #203: Jason Isbell

Live Ledge #203: Jason Isbell

Scott’s interview with Jason Isbell is aired tonight, along with some great new releases.

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 #196: New Releases

Live Ledge #196: New Releases

After a week off due to illness, Hudson is back with 2 hours of new releases!

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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #180: Best of 2014

Live Ledge #180: Best of 2014

A countdown of the 40 best albums of 2014!

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 #178: Flogging Molly

Live Ledge #178: Flogging Molly

Flogging Molly multi-instrumentalist Bob Schmidt is tonight’s special 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 #175: Narco States

Live Ledge #175: Narco States

Singer/guitarist Michael Meyer of Narco States is interviewed in this garage rock-based episode.

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 #171: 1999

Live Ledge #171: 1999

Nothing but songs from that year that you actually did party like it was 1999!

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 #167: New Releases

It’s not quite September, but that’s not stopping Scott from previewing tons of new releases.

Live Ledge #167: New Releases

Live Ledge #167: New Releases

It’s not quite September, but that’s not stopping Scott from previewing tons of new releases.

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 #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 #159: RIP Rik Mayall

Live Ledge #159: RIP Rik Mayall

Tonight’s episode is a tribute to former Young Ones comedy actor Rik Mayall, along with a bunch of cover tunes.

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 #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 #145: Requests

Live Ledge #145: Requests

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

Live Ledge #128: What

Live Ledge #128: What

It’s simple – nothing but songs that include the word “what”.

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.

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”.

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?

Rural Ledge-ucation #90: Nicky Hopkins

Rural Ledge-ucation #90: Nicky Hopkins

Legendary session pianist Nicky Hopkins would have been 69 today, so today’s show includes some of the classic songs that features his work.

Rural Ledge-ucation #89: Bitter Tears

Rural Ledge-ucation #89: Bitter Tears

A companion piece to Friday’s “lonely” episode, this morning is nothing but “bitter” tunes.

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.

Rural Ledge-ucation #88: More New Finds

Today’s show is a companion to last Friday’s Live Ledge. That show consisted of my noisier new finds. Today we focus on the quieter new releases.

Live Ledge #98: New Finds

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

Rural Ledge-ucation #87: Kurt Neumann From The BoDeans

BoDeans leader Kurt Neumann is interviewed in this special episode!

Live Ledge #97: Tributes

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

Rural Ledge-ucation #86: Burlap Wolf King

Burlap Wolf King, aka Thomas Hentges, stops by The Ledge studio to chat about his new EP!

Rural Ledge-ucation #85: David Menconi and Whiskeytown

Music critic David Menconi, the author of “Ryan Adams: Losering, a Story of Whiskeytown”, talks about his new book and does a reading of the chapter that focuses on Stranger’s Almanac.

Live Ledge #96: Texas

Blues guitarist Hadder Sayers is interviewed during an all-Texas show!

Rural Ledge-ucation #84: America’s Dewey Bunnell

America founding member Dewey Bunnell calls in to today’s show to share stories about his 40 year music career.

Live Ledge #95: 2013

The first show of 2013 is all new releases and new finds!

 

Rural Ledge-ucation #83: Brand New Year

Here’s your soundtrack to your New Year’s Eve festivities!

Live Ledge #94: Janitor Bob

Pat McIntyre and Martin Dill from Janitor Bob join Scott, followed by an hour of old Sioux Falls indie rock.

Live Ledge #93: Christmas

Besides talking about the St. Paul Graham Parker concert Scott saw earlier this week, tonight is all about punk rock Christmas songs. For the 3rd straight year, Hudson ignores the sentimental garbage and piles on the edgier side of the holidays.

Rural Ledge-ucation #81: Best Reissues of 2012

Friday night, I unveiled my list of best 2012 albums. This morning, it’s all about the reissues, box sets, and other compilations of the past 12 months.

Live Ledge #92: Best of 2012

It’s an expanded episode of Live Ledge this week, as Hudson plays tracks from his “40 Best Albums of 2012″ list.

Live Ledge #91: Gorman Bechard Interview

Director Gorman Bechard returns to Live Ledge to discuss the DVD releases of Color Me Obsessed and What Did You Expect?, and to also talk about his next project, A Dog Named Gucci.

Rural Ledge-ucation #80: More New Finds

Part two of the weekend’s sampling of new releases focuses on the quieter tracks that Hudson has found intriguing.

Live Ledge #90: New Finds

It’s become a monthly feature for Hudson to showcase almost an entire show of new releases and blog finds. This is one of those episodes.

Rural Ledge-ucation #79: Country Divas

In the most rural episode to date, Hudson has compiled a show of nothing but good ol’ country girls. There’s lots of lyin’, cheatin’, and drinkin’ throughout this wonderful episode.

Live Ledge #89: Black Friday Sucks!

Two hours of songs against the travesty of Black Friday, and the cretins who make it out to shop when they should still be sleeping.

Rural Ledge-ucation #78: Almost Thanksgiving

We’re celebrating Thanksgiving a bit early, with songs about not only the big day but the wonderful food we’ll all be pigging out on.

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 #77: Even More New Finds!

Carrying on from Friday’s show, Hudson shares some of his quieter new discoveries.

Live Ledge #87: More New Finds

Lots and lots of new releases and blog finds, plus Siri co-hosts a segment and picks a song.

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.

Live Ledge #85: Halloween

For the third straight year, host Scott Hudson compiled two hours of the scariest songs ever! Play this when the trick or treaters come to your door.

The Ledge #91: Author Caryn Rose

Author Caryn Rose joins the show to discuss her new book, Raise Your Hand: Adventures of an American Springsteen Fan in Europe.

Rural Ledge-ucation #74: New Stuff

Along with some of Scott’s walking soundtrack, there’s lots of new releases to air today.

Live Ledge #84: Anniversaries

This week marked plenty of rock ‘n’ roll anniversaries, both good and bad. We plow through them all.

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.