The Ledge #551: 1993
By firstname.lastname@example.org (theledge) on January 13, 2023
I have to admit that tonight’s show made me feel like an old man. Sure, I’ve done shows devoted to individual years on a regular basis, but I’ve fully understood that the songs featured on a broadcast like last week’s 1978 tribute were nostalgic looks at the past. But tonight’s show featuring (almost) nothing but tunes from 1993 didn’t feel like a nostalgia trip. These songs don’t feel like they are 30 years old. I swear they were released just a few years ago. Maybe it’s because I still have such a connection to records like Archers of Loaf’s Icky Mettle. Or the fact that Bikini Kill’s “Rebel Girl” still packs the same punch it did back when it was released. Plus, I’ve obviously spent plenty of time with all of the solo albums released by former members of The Replacements. Even this week’s second edition of my “52 Weeks of Teenage Kicks” dates back to 1993, and in a weird sort of twist was the reason I came up with this idea. As I said last week, I had earlier realized that I owned quite a few versions of the song. But I had read on Facebook that a great […]
Posted in 1993, alternative, bikini kill, cracker, frank black, fugazi, indie, liz phair, loose rails, muffs, music, Podcast, replacements, Scott Hudson, slim dunlap, teenage kicks, westerberg
Rock N Roll Manifesto 101
By email@example.com (Greg Lonesome) on July 4, 2012
The beginning of tonight’s show was riddled with technical difficulties, so I had to stop the show and start over, which totally threw a wrench in the gears. Luckily, I didn’t have any time constraints this evening, so it all … Continue reading →
Posted in Ale, alternative, Beer Minute, Brats in Leather Jackets, country, folk, glam, hardcore punk, IPA, metal, mod, Podcast, psychobilly, punk rock, R&B, rock & roll, rockabilly, Teddy Boy
Rural Ledge-ucation #58: Birthdays & Stuff
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 27, 2012
This is a Goddess-approved episode that celebrates a bunch of birthdays and a few anniversaries!
Posted in afghan whigs, alternative, bob dylan, buddy holly, colin meloy, indie, jam, morrissey, mott the hoople, music, paul weller, pete yorn, pink floyd, Podcast, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, siouxie and the banshees, siouxie sioux, smiths, specials, split enz, style council, talk, treepeople
Rock N Roll Manifesto 63
By email@example.com (Greg Lonesome) on October 12, 2011
Got a little bit of everything this time around. Punk rock, psychobilly, trash, hard rock, 70′s rock & roll, girl groups, dirty blues, rockabilly, soul, alternative, hardcore, skate punk and more!
Posted in alternative, hardcore punk, Podcast, punk rock, rockabilly, Soul, trash
Rock N Roll Manifesto 42
By firstname.lastname@example.org (Greg Lonesome) on May 4, 2011
This weeks show starts off all over the place and morphs into a hardcore punk circle pit! Psychobilly, punk, doo wop, country, glam, pop punk, garage, alternative, hardcore and more!
Posted in alternative, country, doo wop, garage, glam, hardcore punk, Podcast, power pop, psychobilly