The Ledge #551: 1993
By email@example.com (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 […]
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Live Ledge #212: New Releases
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 2, 2015
Another month, another show of nothing but brand new music.
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Live Ledge #182: 1995
By email@example.com on January 16, 2015
As the Beatles song goes, “it was 20 years ago” all of these songs were released.
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Live Ledge #152: Fantasy Festival (Pt. 1)
By firstname.lastname@example.org on April 18, 2014
In response to the horrors of Coachella, Hudson curates his own personal music festival.
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Live Ledge #112: Love Is The Law
By email@example.com on May 17, 2013
Tonight we celebrate the passage of the Marriage Equality Law in Minnesota.
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