The Ledge #493: Velvet Underground Covers
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 15, 2021
With today’s release of the Velvet Underground documentary on AppleTV it was pretty obvious what tonight’s Ledge was going to be. I just never relaized how easy it would be to comile a show consisting of nothing but Velvet Underground covers. I knew I had quite a few of these types of tracks, but I was shocked at just how many were in my collection. Besides the various one-off covers on quite a few records by the likes of the Beat Farmers, Wreckless Eric, and The Soft Boys, I also had quite a number of indie tribute records. I even had four records that completely covered the entire Velvet Underground and Nico album, including the brand new “I’ll Be Your Mirror” tribute. I would love it if every listener bought at least one record I played on either of these shows. 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 artist or label, please let them know you heard these tunes on The Ledge! Let them know who is giving them […]
Posted in beat farmers, courtney barnett, feelies, jonathan richman, kurt vile, music, Podcast, realpunkradio, runaways, Scott Hudson, The Ledge, velvet underground
Live Ledge #199: 1985
By email@example.com on May 29, 2015
Hudson takes a trip back 30 years to night with a show featuring nothing but music from 1985.
Posted in 1985, 7 seconds, beat farmers, camper van beethoven, church, circle jerks, cult, dead kennedys, del fuegos, descendents, dinosaur jr, fear, gan green, georgia satellites, guadalcanal diary, hickoids, hoodoo gurus, husker du, ill bill, indie, inxs, jason and the scorchers, jesus and mary chain, joe strummer, lloyd cole, lyres, mekons, minutemen, music, no direction, Podcast, r.e.m., realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, talk, x
Rural Ledge-ucation #99: Cowpunk
By firstname.lastname@example.org on April 28, 2013
The death of George Jones has inspired Hudson to look back at some of the 80′s country-punk that led him on the path to understanding the greatness of old school country artists.
Posted in beat farmers, blasters, camper van beethoven, Cowpunk, dream syndicate, elvis costello, green on red, jason and the scorchers, jayhawks, long ryders, los lobos, music, Podcast, rank and file, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, uncle tupelo, x