The Ledge #557: 1998
By email@example.com (theledge) on February 24, 2023
It’s always shocking when you stumble upon tweets or articles noting the anniversary of beloved albums. You can’t help but wonder how something that seems like it came out yesterday is actually…well, old! That’s the case with tonight’s show. Every single song you hear is 25 years old. It’s just insane to me that some of my favorite Americana (Son Volt, Golden Smog, Drive-By Truckers), power pop (Sloan, Tommy Keene, Nada Surf), singer/songwriter (Elliott Smith, Silver Jews), and punk (Fugazi, Screeching Weasel, Bad Religion) records have hit this milestone. It just doesn’t feel like nostalgia As for the “52 Weeks of Teenage Kicks” entry, I’ve got a fabulous rarity. 1998 saw the release of Scandal Controvery and Romance, the classic debut record by The Prissteens. To celebrate the 45th birthday of their A&R rep, Howard Thompson, the pressed up 45 copies of a tribute song called “Oh Howard!”. The b-side of this single was their Undertones cover that featured a few lyrical changes and retitled “Teenage Dicks”. (Both of these tracks were eventually reissued on 2020’s The Hound collection of rarities and demos.) Once again, I’m always actively looking for new covers of “Teenage Kicks”. Please don’t hesitate to create your own personal […]
Posted in 1998, fleshtones, garage, golden smog, indie, liz phair, music, Podcast, power pop, prissteens, punk, rancid, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, son volt, sonic youth, teenage kicks, tommy keene
Live Ledge #196: New Releases
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 8, 2015
After a week off due to illness, Hudson is back with 2 hours of new releases!
Posted in anti-flag, beaumonts, best coast, blind shake, blood drugs, brooklyn what, cry, dead men walking, gateway drugs, joan jett, joanna gruesome, kevin seconds, king tuff, mahones, mikal cronin, miley cyrus, miseries, music, mustard plug, palma violets, panther ray, peah kelli pop, Podcast, rancid, rocket from the crypt, rocky votolato, sam cohen, sonny vincent, splits, street dogs, summer cannibals, talk, titus andronicus, ty segall, voodoo glow skulls, weed
Old Guy Party WTWB 007
By email@example.com (Jason Vapor) on March 6, 2015
Its a OLD GUY PARTY… All bands have members at least my age and older… Dead Kennedys – Moon Over Marin Dwarves – Everybodies Girl The Meatmen – The Dwarves Are The 2Nd Greatest Band In The World D.O.A. – Cocktail Time In Hell Fang – The Money Will Roll Right In GG Allin & The Jabbers – Gimme Some Head The Blatz – Homemade Speed G.B.H. – Sick Boy Rancid – Dope Sick Girl Social Distortion – Mommy’s Little Monster Bouncing Souls – Kate Is Great NOFX – Bob Propagandhi – Showdown (G.E. P.) Bad Religion – Bad Religion 7 Seconds – Walk Together, Rock Together Bad Brains – Pay to Cum Cock Sparrer – Suicide Girls The Macc Lads – Beer & Sex & Chips ‘n’ Gravy Jello Biafra With D.O.A. – We Gotta Get Out Of This Place
Posted in dead kennedys, dwarves, fang, macc lads, meatmen, nofx, Podcast, punk, rancid, rock, the blatz
Live Ledge #180: Best of 2014
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
Live Ledge #174: Matthew Ryan
By email@example.com on November 7, 2014
Singer/songwriter Matthew Ryan chats about his brand new album, Boxers.
Posted in afghan whigs, barreracudas, big star, bob dylan, cozy, habibi, live ledge, matthew ryan, meatbodies, music, nude beach, Podcast, rancid, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, scruffy the cat, sleater-kinney, talk, thurston moore
Live Ledge #171: 1999
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 10, 2014
Nothing but songs from that year that you actually did party like it was 1999!
Posted in 1999, alejandro escovedo, built to spill, chesterfield kings, cracker, d generation, deadly snakes, drive-by truckers, fastbacks, get up kids, grant hart, guided by voices, joe strummer, mike ness, mopes, music, paul westerberg, Podcast, promise ring, rancid, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, shods, sleater-kinney, stitches, superchunk, supersuckers, talk, tom waits, velvet crush, vindicives, wesley willis, white stripes, Wilco, zen guerrilla
Live Ledge #170: New Releases
By email@example.com on October 3, 2014
The beginning of the month means it’s a show of nothing but new music.
Posted in a-bones, bleached, brian setzer, chuck prophet, creeps, crime, ex hex, gotobeds, growlers, hares, king tuff, kinks, lucinda williams, mahones, music, number ones, paul collins, Podcast, rancid, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, sleaford mods, sonny vincent, spider bags, talk, tweedy, vaselines, vibrators, wand, wreckless eric
Live Ledge #166: 1994 Again
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 22, 2014
There was so much music and so little time last week that the 1994 theme has been expanded to this week’s episode.
Posted in american music club, bad religion, built to spill, cramps, devil dogs, drive like jehu, fleshtones, frank black, gas huffer, gories, helmet, house of large sizes, insomniacs, jesus lizard, johnny cash, kevin salem, killdozer, l7, liquor giants, live ledge, meices, music, nova mob, pleasure fuckers, Podcast, polvo, queers, ramone, rancid, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, screeching weasel, shane macgowan, shellac, soul asylum, sugar, talk, weezer, zeros
Live Ledge #125: The Clash
By email@example.com on September 13, 2013
To celebrate the release of the Sound System box set, tonight’s show is all Clash-related!
Posted in anti-flag, banjoey ramone, billy bragg, bobby fuller, equals, Face to Face, hot water music, jesse malin, live ledge, manic street preachers, matthew ryan, Podcast, rancid, realpunkradio, saves the day, Scott Hudson, the clash, tommy stinson, toots & the maytals, vince taylor, willi williams, willie nile