By firstname.lastname@example.org (theledge) on September 23, 2022
After the success of last month’s series on SST Records, it was only natural that I took a look at doing a similar series featuring another of my favorite record labels of the 80s. I’d actually been thinking about a Twin\Tone Records episode for a long, long time, so why not do it now? Many people think of only bands such as The Replacements, The Suburbs, and Soul Asylum when thinking about this label. Oh no, there is so much more. There is such a wealth that even this two hour episode misses out on some great, great releases. But I did what I could. Just like with the first SST episode, the initial 45 minutes or so are a chronological look at the label’s early releases. Singles by not only The Suburbs but Fingerprints, Curtiss A, and The Pistons. Later in the show I’ve got some favorite tracks by The Phones, The Magnolias, and The Feelies, along with an early release by The Jayhawks. I did refrain from including material from the many sub-labels that were in the Twin\Tone empire. Maybe that could be a future show? I would love it if every listener bought at least one record […]
By email@example.com on August 28, 2020
The calendar may have a different definition, but summer to me has always been the months of June, July, and August. With that in mind, since tonight was my last show for August I decided to put together a show of nothing but my favorite new records fr…
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 24, 2019
No, this show is not about Taylor Swift. It’s the first part of a look at the final year of the 80’s. Was it as dismal as we’ve been led to believe?
By email@example.com on February 16, 2018
A look at some of the artists who have recently released some of their best music in years.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on January 16, 2015
As the Beatles song goes, “it was 20 years ago” all of these songs were released.
Posted in archers of loaf, babes in toyland, bad religion, bikini kill, blue mountain, boss hog, dashboard saviors, elastica, elvis costello, Face to Face, fugazi, guided by voices, harvesters, jason and scorchers, jawbreaker, jayhawks, jesus and mary chain, l7, live ledge, liz phair, mudhoney, muffs, Podcast, realpunkradio, riverdales, rocket from the crypt, Scott Hudson, sleater-kinney, son volt, steve earle, superchunk, supersuckers, throwing muses, vic chesnutt, whiskeytown, Wilco
By email@example.com on December 12, 2014
Hudson counts down the 20 best reissues, box sets, and other miscellaneous 2014 releases.
Posted in afghan whigs, artwoods, best of 2014, bluebells, bob dylan, camper van beethoven, close lobsters, csny, fugazi, jam, jayhawks, jesus and mary chain, kinks, mighty lemon drops, music, pixies, Podcast, primal scream, reissues, replacements, scruffy the cat, small faces, springsteen, superchunk, talk, uncle tupelo, velvet underground, Wilco
By firstname.lastname@example.org 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
By email@example.com on December 6, 2013
Another show featuring nothing but new releases and online discoveries!
Posted in billy bragg, bremen riot, cheap time, delusionaires, drive-by truckers, feelies, fuzz, fuzztones, godfathers, high learys, jayhawks, kinks, latex novelties, live ledge, lyres, music, neo boys, normals, pampers, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, sham 69, skunks, slim dunlap, songsforslim, tall boys, thee headcoats, uncle tupelo, young fresh fellows
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
By email@example.com on March 10, 2013
We all hate it, so why not a show dedicated to daylight savings time?
Posted in boomtown rats, bottle rockets, byrds, cheap trick, elvis costello, gear daddies, jam, jayhawks, jesus & mary chain, music, paul westerberg, phones, Podcast, rank strangers, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, stems, talk, tommy keene, uncle tupelo, vic chesnutt
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.
Posted in craig finn, curtiss a, deer tick, ethel merman, frank black, jayhawks, joe henry, john doe, leon payne, lucero, lucinda williams, minus 5, music, nico, paul westerberg, Podcast, replacements, slim dunlap, songs for slim, songsforslim, steve earle, suicide commandos, tommy keene, x, you am i, young fresh fellows
By email@example.com on February 24, 2013
Legendary session pianist Nicky Hopkins would have been 69 today, so today’s show includes some of the classic songs that features his work.
Posted in beatles, cyril davies, graham parker, jackie lomax, jayhawks, jefferson airplane, john lennon, kinks, move, music, nicky hopkins, Podcast, pretty things, realpunkradio, rolling stones, Scott Hudson, talk, who
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 14, 2012
Along with some of Scott’s walking soundtrack, there’s lots of new releases to air today.
Posted in ac newman, Americana, bettye lavette, holly golightly, indie, jason collett, jayhawks, mark eitzel, matthew ryan, music, neil young, old 97's, paul westerberg, peter buck, Podcast, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, talk, tim rogers, Wanda Jackson
By email@example.com on September 9, 2012
The conclusion of the year-by-year musical analysis of host Scott Hudson’s life starts with 1995 and ends with a release that coincides with his birthday!
Posted in Americana, arcade fire, art brut, bob dylan, built to spill, decemberists, golden smog, hold steady, ike reilly, jayhawks, joe strummer, music, neutral milk hotel, paul westerberg, peter bruntnell, Podcast, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, talk, tom waits, violet, whiskeytown, white stripes, Wilco
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 5, 2012
Nothing but live recordings and studio demos for this short Sunday morning set!
Posted in afghan whigs, bob dylan, bootleg, demo, elvis costello, gaslight anthem, indie, jayhawks, johnny thunders, justin townes earle, music, neil young, nick cave, paul westerberg, Podcast, radio session, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, son volt, talk, tom petty, waterboys, Wilco
By email@example.com on July 15, 2012
Woody Guthrie would have been 100 on July 14, so today’s show celebrates this day with some of his great tunes.
Posted in Americana, billy bragg, bob dylan, crazy horse, flatlanders, folk, indie, jay farrar, jayhawks, jules shear, music, neil young, old crow medicine show, Podcast, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, son volt, talk, the band, the byrds, uncle tupelo, Wilco, woody guthrie