The Ledge #487: Charlie Watts RIP
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 27, 2021
The death of Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts earlier this week created an obvious opportunity for The Ledge to celebrate his almost 60 years of playing behind fellow Stones members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. But, of course, I didn’t go the obvious route. You don’t get two hours of the band’s greatest hits. You don’t even get the most well known covers of the band. No, instead this tribute consists primarily of bands that fit the true spirit of the “Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World”. The tracks consist of a ton of live encores of Americana artists, garage rock versions recorded for various tribute albums, and a handful of B-sides and other bonus material. Oh yes, and a drunken cover or three found on Replacements’ bootlegs. Rest in peace, Charlie. You will be missed. 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 […]
Posted in black lips, Charlie Watts, exbats, garage, indie, jason isbell, lucinda williams, music, paul westerberg, Podcast, pogues, punk, realpunkradio, replacements, rolling stones, Scott Hudson, son volt, The Ledge
Live Ledge #354: New Releases
By email@example.com on November 2, 2018
It’s a supersized episode of brand new releases.
Posted in bad sports, cloud nothings, damaged goods, dane sheinin, hugh cornwell, jason isbell, kinks, live ledge, music, new releases, Podcast, Scott Hudson, ty segall
Live Ledge #203: Jason Isbell
By firstname.lastname@example.org on July 10, 2015
Scott’s interview with Jason Isbell is aired tonight, along with some great new releases.
Posted in archers of loaf, barbarellatones, blue stratos, brain traps, brat farrar, cloud nothings, connections, cosmic psychos, cotton jackson, dead girlfriends, dog party, dunhill blues, eddie day, fugitive five, garage rock, hex dispensers, jason isbell, kinetics, leon bridges, loose pills, mr. irish bastard, music, negative scanner, Podcast, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, squires, talk, tenement, titus andronicus, wavves, white reaper, zounds
Live Ledge #163: Jason Isbell
By email@example.com on July 25, 2014
Tonight’s show includes an interview with Jason Isbell, along with some great Americana tracks!
Posted in bottle rockets, buddy miller, centro-matic, deer tick, del lords, drive-by truckers, green on red, hard working americans, hickoids, hillbilly moon explosion, hurray for the riff raff, jason and the scorchers, jason isbell, jayhawks, jonny two bags, live ledge, lone justice, lucinda williams, lydia loveless, nikki lane, old 97's, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, steve earle, supersuckers, two cow garage, uncle tupelo, whiskeytown
Live Ledge #121: New Finds
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 2, 2013
July may have been a slow month, but August is looking great as we preview some great new releases!
Posted in grant hart, hickoids, jason isbell, john doe, king khan, live ledge, music, new release, Podcast, realpunkradio, robert pollard, Scott Hudson, songs for slim, soul asylum, superchunk
Rural Ledge-ucation #59: Weddings Stink!
By email@example.com on June 3, 2012
It’s wedding season, so here’s 90 minutes of songs that should give you silly people second thoughts about making this awful decision!
Posted in Americana, billy bragg, bob dylan, drive-by truckers, elvis costello, evan dando, excuse 17, gram parsons, guided by voices, indie, jason isbell, jerry lee lewis, jim cuddy, john wesley harding, juliana hatfield, kinks, laura cantrell, leeroy stagger, music, old 97's, paul kelly, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, rockpile, Scott Hudson, stud cole, talk, two car garage, wedding, Wilco, woody guthrie, xtc