By firstname.lastname@example.org (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 email@example.com on May 29, 2015
Hudson takes a trip back 30 years to night with a show featuring nothing but music from 1985.
Posted in 1985, 7 seconds, beat farmers, camper van beethoven, church, circle jerks, cult, dead kennedys, del fuegos, descendents, dinosaur jr, fear, gan green, georgia satellites, guadalcanal diary, hickoids, hoodoo gurus, husker du, ill bill, indie, inxs, jason and the scorchers, jesus and mary chain, joe strummer, lloyd cole, lyres, mekons, minutemen, music, no direction, Podcast, r.e.m., realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, talk, x
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 17, 2014
It’s Realpunkradio’s 5th birthday, and we celebrate with tracks from the site’s new free compilation, Killing the Record Industry Vol. 5!
Posted in 101'ers, a-bones, black lips, dartford renegades, dead bundy, derellas, dirtbombs, flakes, greenhornes, king khan, little killers, lyres, meatmen, miscalculations, music, Norton Records, Podcast, real kids, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, sky saxon, swingin' neckbreakers, teenage brain, thee shams, tremors, uk subs, undertones, vertebrats, vibrators, violet, wildhearts, x-ray specs
By email@example.com on August 1, 2014
Ian Astbury of The Cult joins Live Ledge to promote his band’s upcoming Sioux Falls performance.
Posted in angel city, cramps, crass, husker du, ian astbury, live ledge, lyres, no direction, Podcast, ramones, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, siouxsie and the banshees, soul asylum, suburbs, the cult, x
By firstname.lastname@example.org on December 27, 2013
An alphabetical trip through some of Hudson’s favorite bands.
Posted in alex chilton, big star, buzzcocks, camper van beethoven, clash, damned, elvis costello, firehose, guided by voices, husker du, iggy, jam, kinks, live ledge, lyres, mission of burma, music, only ones, pixies, Podcast, queers, radio birdman, ramones, realpunkradio, replacements, saints, Scott Hudson, superchunk, t. rex, undertones, wreckless eric, x
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 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
By email@example.com on May 25, 2013
It’s been awhile since an all-covers show, so celebrate the holiday weekend with almost 2 1/2 hours of remade tunes!
Posted in bootlegs, bowie, brinsley schwarz, chesterfield kings, clash, covers, doors, flag, joan jett, lyres, milkshakes, mott the hoope, music, no direction, paul westerberg, Podcast, ramones, ray manzarek, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, siouxsie and the banshees, x
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 3, 2013
Another installment of an episode full of new releases and blog finds.
Posted in am stereo, art brut, black flag, black lips, cramps, deerhunter, del lords, dodge main, frank turner, guided by voices, ian rubbish, iggy and the stooges, joan jett, lucinda williams, lyres, melvins, music, new releases, paul westerberg, Podcast, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, sloan, songs for slim, suburbs, tommy keene, vertebrats, zero boys
By email@example.com on April 19, 2013
Tonight’s show is a love letter to the great city, Boston, and features 50 years of seminal rock, garage, punk, and college rock!
Posted in bill janovitz, boston, cars, dick dale, dogmatics, dropkick murphys, lemonheads, lyres, music, pernice brothers, pixies, Podcast, realpunkradio, remains, Scott Hudson, scruffy the cat, sebadoh, standells, street dogs, young adults
By firstname.lastname@example.org on December 16, 2012
Friday night, I unveiled my list of best 2012 albums. This morning, it’s all about the reissues, box sets, and other compilations of the past 12 months.
Posted in 2012, alex chilton, archers of loaf, box sets, elvis costello, english beat, garage, indie, joe strummer, kinks, lyres, moe tucker, muddy waters, music, my bloody valentine, nervebreakers, paul mccartney, plimsouls, Podcast, reissues, rolling stones, ryan adams, small faces, t. tex edwards, talk, tempests, velvet underground, woody guthrie, world party
By email@example.com on November 9, 2012
Lots and lots of new releases and blog finds, plus Siri co-hosts a segment and picks a song.
Posted in bad religion, bent back tuplips, biters, cars, chris bell, crash street kids, david bowie, descendents, devo, Face to Face, fear, four year beard, garage, gigolo aunts, graveyard school, heart attacks, indie, jello biafra, l'assassins, legendary wings, lyres, mallard, millions, music, new releases, newtown neurotics, Podcast, punk, purrbox, realpunkradio, rolling stones, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, soul asylum, stairs, strutter motherfuckers, supersuckers, swingin utters, talk, velvet underground
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 17, 2012
In response to NBC’s idiotic decision to not air Ray Davies at the Olympic Closing Ceremonies, tonight’s show is nothing but tunes by The Kinks!
Posted in 13th floor elevators, big star, bob hocko, cheap trick, chocolate watch band, condo fucks, cud, david bowie, elvis costello, fall, fastbacks, garage, gary myrick, indie, jam, jonathan richman, kinks, kwyet kings, liquor giants, lyres, marky ramone, matthew sweet, minus 5, mod fun, music, nbc, olympics, Podcast, punk, ray davies, records, roky erickson, southern culture on the skids, stranglers, t. tex edwards, talk, yo la tengo, young fresh fellows
By email@example.com on June 22, 2012
The longest day of the year has inspired the longest Ledge show – 44 tracks of summer-related tunes!
Posted in adolescents, bare wires, blagh dhalia, brewers, cheap girls, cosmic dropouts, cramps, Demons, Eddie Cochran, famous monsters, garage, go, graham parker, howler, husker du, indie, jesus and mary chain, kinks, lyres, male bonding, material issue, meteors, muck and the mires, music, new salem witch hunters, pathos, pink mink, Podcast, punk, radio birdman, rainmakers, ramones, realpunkradio, rhett miller, Scott Hudson, shonen knife, small faces, sonic avenues, stabilizers, superchunk, talk, thee headcoats, thee holy ghosts, tuuli, ty segall, undertones, vikings, vindictives, whild billy childish, white wires, x