The Ledge #532: SST Records (Pt. 1)
By email@example.com (theledge) on August 19, 2022
When I was informed there was a new book about one of my favorite labels of the 80s, I just had to have it. Jim Ruland’s Corporate Rock Sucks: The Rise & Fall of SST Records is every bit as great as I hoped. It really tells the controversil tale of not only label founder Greg Ginn, but the entire circus of bands and staffers that ran a label that launched the careers of dozens of legendry artists. It was only natural that I put together a show dedicated to these artists, but I quickly discovered this story could not be told in one episode. Tonight’s broadcast starts off with a chronological look at most of the label’s first 20 or so releases, followed by another hour spotlighting some of my personal favorites. While I still have dozens of records to sample for next week’s episode, if there’s any you feel needs to be included, please let me know! I would love it if every listener bought at least one record I played on either of these shows. These great artists deserve to be compensated for their hard work, and every purchase surely helps not only pay their bills but […]
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Live Ledge #173: Halloween
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 24, 2014
It’s the fourth annual Live Ledge Halloween Extravaganza!
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Live Ledge #133: Blame Canada
By email@example.com on November 22, 2013
Inspired by Toronto’s controversial Mayor, Rob Ford, tonight is nothing but Canadian rock ‘n’ roll!
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Live Ledge #114: 1983
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 31, 2013
A celebration of a year that was very important for host Scott Hudson – 1983!
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