The Ledge #570: Holiday Playlist
By firstname.lastname@example.org (theledge) on May 26, 2023
“Shambolic” maybe an overused word when it comes to my favorite band, The Replacements, but it’s an apt term for tonight’s show. Or at least the first ten minutes. Yes, it’s a mini-disaster. After airing this week’s selection for the “52 Weeks of Teenage Kicks” series by The Vibrators, I talked about the fact that you can now purchase the version I world premiered last week by Jeremy Porter at his bandcamp. (http://jeremyporter.bandcamp.com). In fact, please go purchase it now, as all proceeds go to the Hater Kitty Army. But after introducing a re-airing the tune, my broadcast program decided to completely rearrange my playlist and a completely different tune aired for a few seconds. I quickly fixed the issue, though, and everything was fine after that. Tonight’s show is a collecton of tunes that I’ve been listening to in my spare time. There’s a set devoted to my favorite rock and roll couple, Amy Rigby and Wreckless Eric, inspired by “Do You Remember This”, a clever little tale of their relationship that may or may not be true. There’s a set that sort of centers around Johnny Thunders, beginning with a couple of Kinks songs before heading into a […]
Posted in 52weeksofteenagekicks, amy rigby, cramps, fucked up, gun club, jeremy porter, johnny thunders, kid congo powers, music, Podcast, The Ledge, vibrators, wreckless eric
Tommy Unit LIVE!! #501
By tommyunitlive on July 15, 2021
July 14th, 2021. Tommy Unit LIVE!! #501. New tunes from Bishops Green, Real Sickies, Los Chicos, and Black Sheriff! Along with tons of killer punk rock’n’roll!! Pirates Press Records, Stomp Records, and Rum Bar Records! Turn it up! We’re LIVE, Wednesday nights, 10:00pm ET/7:00pm PT on REAL PUNK RADIO – Radio Done Right! https://realpunkradio.com/podcast/tommyunitlive/tommyunitlive501.mp3 Subscribe … Continue reading Tommy Unit LIVE!! #501 →
Posted in electric frankenstein, garage, johnny thunders, new releases, New York City, Pirates Press Records, playlists, podcasts, punk rock, Real Punk Radio, rock and roll, Rum Bar Records, Stomp Records, the muffs, Tommy Unit LIVE
The Ledge #448: Reissues
By email@example.com on October 23, 2020
The Ledge isn’t all about new music, obviously. And with the record companies constantly repackaging old material with bonus demos, outtakes, and live takes my collection just continues to grow.
Tonight’s show is a look at some of these spe…
Posted in david bowie, johnny thunders, lou reed, music, Podcast, realpunkradio, reissues, replacements, rolling stones, Scott Hudson, The Ledge
Tommy Unit LIVE!! #455
By tommyunitlive on July 15, 2020
July 15th, 2020. Tommy Unit LIVE!! #454……TONIGHT we played new tunes from The Speedways, The Fill Ins, Atom & The Splits, Muck and the Mires, Spanking Charlene, The Idolizers, and The Clockworks!! Plus a tribute set to Johnny Thunders, The Stooges (Iggy Pop), and MC5!! Turn it up! Tommy Unit LIVE!! 10:00pm ET/7:00pm PT on … Continue reading Tommy Unit LIVE!! #455 →
Posted in Beluga Records, glam, iggy pop, johnny thunders, mc5, new releases, New York City, playlists, podcasts, punk rock, Real Punk Radio, rock and roll, Rum Bar Records, SNAP! Records, The Stooges, Tommy Unit LIVE
Live Ledge #210: By The Numbers, Part 1
By firstname.lastname@example.org on September 18, 2015
To celebrate a birthday, Hudson starts a two-part series where he plays one song from every year he’s lived.
Posted in beatles, big star, camper van beethoven, clash, cramps, dead kennedys, dinosaur jr, firehose, flamin' groovies, husker du, johnny thunders, jonathon richman, kinks, live ledge, mc5, monkees, new york dolls, no direction, Podcast, ramones, realpunkradio, replacements, ronettes, Scott Hudson, sonics, stooges, undertones, velvet underground, who, x
Live Ledge #141: Odds And Sods
By email@example.com on January 24, 2014
There’s no real theme tonight. Just a bunch of killer songs and some babbling.
Posted in archers of loaf, biters, bremen riot, cherry glazerr, clash, dan vapid, dead boys, fidlar, fleshtones, grand champeen, havalinas, iggy, jam, johnny thunders, live ledge, mind spiders, misfits, music, new york dolls, night marchers, obits, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, saints, Scott Hudson, springsteen, suicide, superchunk, tommy keene, two cow garage, wrens
Live Ledge #129: RIP Drazzle
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 18, 2013
Hudson’s tribute to one of the great DJ’s, and an even greater person, David Scott “Drazzle” Rasile.
Posted in bloody irish boys, Bouncing Souls, coffee time, craic, cramps, dead boys, devo, Drazzle, joan jett, johnny cash, johnny thunders, leadbelly, lords of the new church, marty robbins, music from the farside, naked raygun, new bomb turks, paddy o'punk, pere ubu, Podcast, pretenders, realpunkradio, replacements, rocket from the tombs, Scott Hudson, shane macgowan, tossers, wazmo nariz, white stripes
Live Ledge #122: Covers
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.
Posted in art brut, batmobile, chesterfield kings, cramps, crawdaddys, dead kennedys, dogs, elvis presley, flamin' groovies, frank black, jesus and marry chain, johnny thunders, Lemmy, live ledge, lyres, mahones, miracle workers, mummies, music, Podcast, primitives, ramones, realpunkradio, replacements, saints, Scott Hudson, slim dunlap, sloan, suicide commandos, vice principals, you am i
Live Ledge #109: George Jones
By firstname.lastname@example.org on April 26, 2013
Besides commemorating the passing of legendary country icon George Jones, tonight’s Ledge celebrates various anniversaries and birthdays of the past week.
Posted in chris mars, elvis costello, george jones, iggy, johnny thunders, misfits, music, new york dolls, Podcast, public image, ramones, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, sex pistols
Live Ledge #97: Tributes
By email@example.com on January 25, 2013
Inspired by a Lydia Loveless song called “Steve Earle”, tonight’s show is nothing but songs about other artists.
Posted in Americana, amy rigby, anthemic pop wonder, art brut, big dipper, billy bragg, brian jonestown, centro-matic, dandy warhols, david bowie, drive-by truckers, firehose, hamell on trial, house of love, indie, j church, johnny thunders, jonathan richman, lucinda williams, lydia loveless, minutemen, music, nick lowe, old 97's, pavement, Podcast, posies, realpunkradio, redd kross, replacements, robyn hitchcock, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, shonen knife, sleater-kinney, slobberbone, steve westfield, supersuckers, talk, they might be giants, tommy womack, uncle tupelo, wesley willis
Rural Ledge-ucation #64: Bootlegs
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
Live Ledge #69: I Need That Record
By email@example.com on June 8, 2012
After two themed shows, the new releases and blog finds piled up. Tonight we unload tons of brand new music!
Posted in 45 grave, alejandro escovedo, ApA State Mental, Bouncing Souls, coyotemen, dee dee ramone, demolition 23, dirt box disco, garage, guided by voices, heartbreakers, hives, holly and the italians, holly vincent, husker du, ian hunter, indie, japandroids, jesus and mary chain, joey ramone, johnny thunders, libertines, love me tenders, motors, music, new salem witch hunters, Podcast, psychedelic furs, psychotic youth, punk, realpunkradio, reducers, riverboat gamblers, Scott Hudson, screaming lord sutch, shonen knife, talk, terry malts, tweeds, watermelon men, white flag, zeroes
Live Ledge #67: 1977
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 25, 2012
Is 1977 the greatest year in rock ‘n’ roll? Check out this show and judge for yourself.
Posted in 1977, adverts, boys, buzzcocks, cheap trick, clash, damned, dave edmunds, david bowie, devo, drones, eddie & the hot rods, elvis costello, garage, generation x, gizmos, graham parker, iggy pop, indie, jam, johnny thunders, jonathan richman, music, nerves, nick lowe, Podcast, punk, radio birdman, ramones, realpunkradio, rezilios, richard hell, runaways, saints, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, status quo, talk, talking heads, television, ultravox, vibrators, wire
Live Ledge #61: Silly Rock News
By email@example.com on April 13, 2012
This was one strange week in rock news, and host Scott Hudson covered them all!
Posted in babes in toyland, cheetah chrome, courtney love, damned, dead boys, dictators, elvis costello, garage, hold steady, hole, hoodoo gurus, indie, japandroids, jesus and mary chain, jim jones revue, johnny thunders, keith moon, madonna, mono men, music, patti smith, paul westerberg, plimsouls, Podcast, primitive souls, punk, radio birdman, real kids, rolling stones, screaming females, sex pistols, slaters, stems, sunburns, talk, titus andronicus