By email@example.com (theledge) on June 16, 2023
This week’s episode is another show consisting of material I’ve been a bit obsessed with around the Hudson compound. The first half is primarily new or new-ish material. The tribute to Justine Covault continues with tracks off the brand new Justine and the Unclean album, The Signal Light, along with new tunes by Lydi Loveless, Kate Redgate, Tommy Stinson’s Cowboys in the Campfire, and a great Alice Cooper cover by veteran rockers Zero Boys. The second half of the show is dominated by older records that I’ve recently picked up. Many were originally owned by my buddy Phil who had his semi-annual record sale last weekend. But I also have included a couple of reissues of records that I’ve been trying to acquire for years. The Lyres On Fyre, for example, was the very first truly independant record I’ve ever owned, and I desperately needed a copy to replace the one I lost decades ago. And then there’s Double Nickels On the Dime, the classic double album by Minutemen. Going for big bucks on the used market, SST finally pressed some more copies, and I just could not resist! Of course, there’s also this week’s installment in the “52 Weeks of Teenage Kicks” […]
By firstname.lastname@example.org on September 3, 2021
This is the type of new release show that should appeal to all veteran Ledge listeners. New music by Lydia Loveless! A Stones cover by Brad Marino. A set of nothing but great power pop from Big Stir Records. Always great tunes from Rum Bar Records. Wil…
By email@example.com on December 11, 2020
So let’s get this out of the way. 2020 was a dumpster fire of a year. A worldwide pandemic shut everything down. A contentious Presidential election tore apart friends and families. Race and sexual identity issues became online litmus tests. Everybody …
By firstname.lastname@example.org on September 4, 2020
It’s another great month of new releases. I know I say that every month but we are living in a time where somehow artists are still creating fabulous, vital music. Just take a listen to this two hours of rock, folk, punk, surf, indie, and a few o…
By email@example.com on August 7, 2020
It’s another super-busy month of new music. In fact, once again the new release series has to be split into a two-part extravaganza.
Part one features previews of new records by Ledge favorites such as Son Volt and Lydia Loveless. There’s t…
By firstname.lastname@example.org on November 9, 2018
Director Gorman Bechard talks about his Sarah Shook documentary, which was officially released on November 9, 2018.
By email@example.com on December 8, 2017
It’s a countdown of the 20 best archive releases of 2017, featuring the likes of the Replacements, Lydia Loveless, Bob Dylan, and Alex Chilton.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on November 24, 2017
Gorman Bechard sits in once again to discuss the DVD release of Who Is Lydia Loveless?, along with the Record Store Day vinyl release of music from the flick.
By email@example.com on May 5, 2017
It’s a supersized episode of brand new material on tonight’s Live Ledge.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on September 23, 2016
After some technical difficulties, Hudson was able to mix his interview with Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers with other great recent Americana releases.
By email@example.com on August 19, 2016
Coinciding with the release of her new album, “Real”, host Scott Hudson talks to Lydia Loveless about songwriting, recording, and being the subject of a documentary movie.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 5, 2016
It’s a fabulous time to be a music buyer, as tonight’s collection of new tracks by Lydia Loveless, Descendents, Drive-By Truckers, and so many more prove.
By email@example.com on April 15, 2016
Director Gorman Bechard visits with host Scott Hudson about next Tuesday’s DVD release of A Dog Named Gucci, and gives an update on the upcoming Who Is Lydia Loveless? documentary.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on January 1, 2016
Albums that didn’t make the best of 2015 list, along with the premiere of trailers for the Who Is Lydia Loveless documentary.
By email@example.com on November 27, 2015
A post-Thanksgiving episode celebrating just a few of the artists I’m thankful to have in my life.
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By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 14, 2015
Two hours of nothing but female-led rock and roll.
Posted in angel olsen, aquadolls, baby ghosts, baby shakes, coathangers, cocktail slippers, colleen green, courtney barnett, dead moon, ex hex, female, go betty go, habibi, la luz, le butcherettes, live ledge, lucinda williams, lydia loveless, muffs, music, peach kelli pop, perfect pussy, Podcast, realpunkradio, runaways, Scott Hudson, shonen knife, sleater-kinney, soko, sugar stems, summer cannibals, talk, Veruca Salt, villenettes
By email@example.com on July 31, 2015
Hudson’s interview with Sarah Bethe Nelson is aired, along with a discussion on touring with Lydia Loveless for a week.
Posted in bob mould, connections, dead ghosts, dirtbombs, ersen, hold steady, latte, live ledge, lucero, lydia loveless, music, nevermores, okay temiz, Podcast, realpunkradio, sarah bethe nelson, Scott Hudson, sonic avenues, spider bags, superchunk, talk, tim timebomb, todd may, wax witches, weed
By firstname.lastname@example.org on June 26, 2015
Hudson recounts his week in Columbus, Ohio, with Lydia Loveless and her band.
Posted in archers of loaf, bad sports, biters, bob mould, cloud nothings, columbus, dead boys, del lords, grant hart, hickoids, king tuff, lydia loveless, music, oblivians, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, superchunk, talk, the girls, the men, the night marchers, the sights, todd may, two cow garage, Wilco
By email@example.com on June 12, 2015
To celebrate the sixth month of the year, tonight’s show is nothing but the sixth tracks of fantastic albums.
Posted in aquadolls, benjamin booker, buzzcocks, cheap trick, clash, david bowie, die toten hosen, dogmatics, graham parker, husker du, jd mcpherson, jesus and mary chain, justin townes earle, live ledge, lydia loveless, magnolias, muffs, music, number ones, paul westerberg, plimsouls, Podcast, queers, ramones, realpunkradio, replacements, rolling stones, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, sleater-kinney, stiff little fingers, stooges, suburbs, talk, undertones, wrens, x
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 22, 2015
Since we’re in the fifth month of the year, why not a show dedicated to nothing but track five of some fantastic albums?
Posted in archers of loaf, bottle rockets, cheap trick, clash, exploding hearts, fall, hoodoo gurus, hot snakes, husker du, indie, jam, jd mcpherson, king tuff, lydia loveless, music, neighborhoods, nervebreakers, pixies, Podcast, radio birdman, ramons, realpunkradio, replacements, rocket from the crypt, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, sleater-kinney, social distortion, sonics, soul asylum, stooges, suburbs, superchunk, supesuckers, talk, twin peaks, velvet underground, weed
By email@example.com on April 24, 2015
Host Scott Hudson shares some of his Record Store Day haul, along with a discussion on the latest Replacements’ shows!
Posted in 101'ers, blitzen trapper, built to spill, kinks, lemonheads, live ledge, lucero, lydia loveless, music, OFF!, Podcast, realpunkradio, record store day, replacements, rsd, shoes, slim dunlap, talk, todd snider, twin peaks, x
By firstname.lastname@example.org on April 10, 2015
A simple premise – everything played tonight is the fourth track of the album they appeared on!
Posted in aquadolls, babes in toyland, bash & pop, blue mountain, bottle rockets, clash, cramps, dave edmunds, drones, elvis costello, exploding hearts, goo goo dolls, heartbreakers, husker du, jesse malin, jesus & mary chain, live ledge, lydia loveless, paul westerberg, Podcast, pow wows, ramones, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, sonics, soul asylum, suburbs, sugar, superchunk, supersuckers, swamp john reis, Wilco, x
By email@example.com on February 13, 2015
Scott plays tracks from his new obsession – vinyl records!
Posted in abigails, aquadolls, back from the grave, benders, benjamin booker, black lips, david carr, dictators, endless bummer, hoodoo gurus, husker du, jd mcpherson, jesus and mary chain, junk monkeys, live ledge, lydia loveless, mozes and the firstborn, music, nobunny, nude beach, only ones, pastels, paul westerberg, plimsouls, Podcast, ramones, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, sleater-kinney, small houses, steve earle, sturgill simpson, sugar stems, talk, thee oh sees, three o'clock, viet cong, Vinyl, wax witches
By firstname.lastname@example.org on January 30, 2015
Director Gorman Bechard and singer/songwriter Lydia Loveless discuss the upcoming Who Is Lydia Loveless? documentary.
Posted in alison krauss, ash, dog named gucci, fort shame, gorman bechard, john moreland, live ledge, lydia loveless, music, paul collins, phantogram, Podcast, realpunkradio, richard lindgren, sky ferreira, swearengens, talk, Tammy Terrill, total foxx
By email@example.com on January 23, 2015
Big Takeover editor-in-chief Jack Rabid discusses his magazine’s 35 year history.
Posted in belfast gypsies, big takeover, d.i.'s, freaks of nature, gears, jack rabid, kim fowley, lydia loveless, mighty gordinis, music, paul revere, penetrators, Podcast, rangers, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, stimulators, talk, tav falco, wildebeasts, zeros
By firstname.lastname@example.org on December 19, 2014
A countdown of the 40 best albums of 2014!
Posted in afghan whigs, against me!, angel olsen, beck, benjamin booker, black lips, bob mould, centro-matic, cheap girls, cloud nothings, drive-by truckers, dwarves, eels, ex hex, habibi, king tuff, lee ains, leonard cohen, liveledge, lydia loveless, matthew ryan, music, narco states, nikki lane, nude beach, number ones, OFF!, old 97's, parquet courts, Podcast, rancid, realpunkradio, ryan adams, scott hudosn, spoon, steve adamyk, sturgill simpson, talk, the girls, the men, the muffs, thee oh sees, thurston moore, tweedy, ty segall, wax witches
By email@example.com on November 28, 2014
To promote their Sioux Falls appearance, Charlie Siren is tonight’s guest.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on November 21, 2014
The 20 year history of Bloodshot Records is celebrated on tonight’s show.
Posted in alejandro escovedo, andre williams, blitzen trapper, bloodshot records, bottle rockets, chuck prophet, cory branan, darrhea planet, dollar store, eddie spaghetti, freakwater, graham parker, handsome family, john doe, jon langford, justin townes earle, knitters, legendary shack shakers, limbeck, live ledge, lydia loveless, music, neko case, old 97's, Podcast, porter hall tn, realpunkradio, scott biram, Scott Hudson, starkweathers, superchunk, talk, trailer bride, two gallants, waco bros, warm soda
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
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 16, 2014
Director Gorman Bechard is tonight’s special guest to discuss the DVD release of Broken Side of Time.
Posted in angel olson, aubrey debauchery, broken side of time, color me obsessed, dog named gucci, film, gorman bechard, grant hart, indie filmmaking, live ledge, lydia loveless, music, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, talk
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
By firstname.lastname@example.org on April 29, 2012
Hudson’s 3rd annual Record Store Day recap reviews the pile of music released on his favorite day of the year.
Posted in afrika bambaata, Americana, arctic monkeys, black angels, blitzen trapper, covers, devo, dinosaur jr, doomriders, flaming lips, garage, graham coxon, indie, joey ramone, justin townes earle, lydia loveless, m. ward, music, Podcast, realpunkradio, record store day, richard buckner, ryan adams, Scott Hudson, sweet cobra, talk, tommy stinson, white stripes