The Ledge #521: Reissues & Live Albums
By email@example.com on May 20, 2022
I understand that many, if not most, people look at the deluge of box sets, reissues, and live albums as just more excuses how the record industry will suck any pennies they can get out of an artist. It’s a valid view. However, I live for this stuff. Sure, my main inspiration is new music, but if I love an artist I want everything. I want the live recordings. I want the demos and outtakes. I want that rare b-side. Tonight’s show is sort of a new release episode, but it’s new “old” material. It’s the tunes from expanded editions of classic records by the likes of The Clash, The Muffs, Pavement, and The Lemonheads. It’s live tunes discovered in the vaults from The Rolling Stones, T. Rex, and Georgia Satellites. There’s also great, previously unreleased material from our friends Jeremy Porter & The Tucos, and the great Rum Bar Records compilation of Cindy Lawson’s old band, The Clams. There is even a multi-disc set for a great 60s band, Betterdays, that initially only put out one single! I would love it if every listener bought at least one record I played on either of these shows. These great artists […]
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Live Ledge #165: Eddie Spaghetti
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 15, 2014
Tonight’s special interview was with Supersuckers leader Eddie Spaghetti, who will appear in Sioux Falls next Friday night (8/22) at Big’s.
Posted in archers of loaf, bottle rockets, eddie spaghetti, fall-outs, figgs, guided by voices, hole, jawbox, jawbreaker, jello biafra, jesus and mary chain, jon spencer, live ledge, liz phair, meat puppets, mojo nixon, music, nick cave, pavement, pj harvey, Podcast, realpunkradio, rev horton heat, Scott Hudson, sebadoh, small 23, superchunk, supersuckers, talk, todd snider, unwound, velvet crush, wrens
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
Live Ledge #76: Peel Sessions (Pt. 2)
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 10, 2012
Continuing with the Peel Sessions theme, tonight’s show includes not only great Brit acts but American bands who contributed to the series.
Posted in babes in toyland, big black, bratmobile, breeders, brian jonestown massacre, chris spedding, close lobsters, cramps, damned, detroit cobras, frank black, fugazi, garage, generation x, hole, hot snakes, indie, john peel, meteors, mudhoney, mummies, music, new bomb turks, nirvana, pavement, peel sessions, pixies, Podcast, pogues, shadowy men on a shadowy planet, shellac, siouxsie and the banshees, sonic youth, soundgarden, squeeze, stiff little fingers, sugarcubes, talk, teenage fanclub, the cure, the fall, velocity girl, vibrators, wedding present, ween, white stripes, young marble giants
Rural Ledge-ucation #51: Easter! Mitch Easter, That Is!
By email@example.com on April 8, 2012
If you own any jangle-pop albums from the 80′s, chances are you own a Mitch Easter production. We celebrate Easter with a fine collection of his projects.
Posted in big troubles, bobby sutliff, chris stamey, connells, dinosaur jr, don dixon, game theory, garage, hummingbirds, indie, jangle, kimberly rew, let's active, love tractor, marshall crenshaw, mitch easter, mockers, music, pavement, Podcast, pylon, r.e.m., realpunkradio, ride, Scott Hudson, sneakers, talk, tim lee, velvet crush, velvet elvis, windbreakers