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 […]
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 22, 2014
There was so much music and so little time last week that the 1994 theme has been expanded to this week’s episode.
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By email@example.com on August 16, 2013
It’s a show of nothing but covers, including a commemoration of the anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on March 8, 2013
Tonight’s show debuts the entire new Replacements EP, Songs For Slim, along with the original versions of the covers. Plus, tracks from future Songs For Slim contributors.
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By email@example.com on October 5, 2012
No real theme for this week – just some random tracks and irritated babbling from Scott.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on September 2, 2012
It’s a celebration of Labor Day, but we also mourn the of the end of summer on today’s Rural Ledge-ucation!
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By email@example.com on August 10, 2012
Continuing with the Peel Sessions theme, tonight’s show includes not only great Brit acts but American bands who contributed to the series.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 20, 2012
We celebrate the anniversaries of 3 of R&R’s greatest albums, along with a discussion of Mick Jagger’s appearance on last night’s SNL.
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