By firstname.lastname@example.org (theledge) on March 17, 2023
This is another of those shows that really has no format. It’s pretty much a rundown of the music I’ve been listening to around the house the last couple of weeks. There’s some great reissued vinyl by Thee Headcoats, Beat Happening, Bottle Rockets, and others. There’s old faves pulled out of the stacks by the likes of Jason and the Scorchers, Hypstrz, Curtiss A, and (shockingly) The Replacements. But I also made room for some new tunes, highlighted by the return of Minneapolis faves High on Stress with their new single, “Over/Thru”. I have no word as of this point whether it’s a sneak preview of a new full-length album, but I’m obviously hoping that’s the case. Other new tracks include tunes by Huck 2, The Downhauls, Lone Wolf, and The Tearaways. As for the “52 Weeks of Teenage Kicks”series, I aired one of the more interesting remakes that I’ve found of this fabulous song. The story goes that at some point many years ago, former Young Ones star Adriam Edmondson “accidentally” bought a mandolin. After learning a few chords he began to play a few old punk rock faves. This led to him forming a Celtic-leaning band, The Bad […]
Posted in 52 weeks of teenage kicks, adran edmunson, beat happening, curtiss a, high on stress, hypstrz, jason scorchers, music, paul westerberg, Podcast, replacements, Scott Hudson, suburbs, The Ledge
By email@example.com (theledge) on September 23, 2022
After the success of last month’s series on SST Records, it was only natural that I took a look at doing a similar series featuring another of my favorite record labels of the 80s. I’d actually been thinking about a Twin\Tone Records episode for a long, long time, so why not do it now? Many people think of only bands such as The Replacements, The Suburbs, and Soul Asylum when thinking about this label. Oh no, there is so much more. There is such a wealth that even this two hour episode misses out on some great, great releases. But I did what I could. Just like with the first SST episode, the initial 45 minutes or so are a chronological look at the label’s early releases. Singles by not only The Suburbs but Fingerprints, Curtiss A, and The Pistons. Later in the show I’ve got some favorite tracks by The Phones, The Magnolias, and The Feelies, along with an early release by The Jayhawks. I did refrain from including material from the many sub-labels that were in the Twin\Tone empire. Maybe that could be a future show? I would love it if every listener bought at least one record […]
By firstname.lastname@example.org on July 17, 2020
It was a few weeks ago when Sonic Youth’s “Teenage Riot” came up in a Spotify playlist, and it spurred my feeble mind into this week’s show format. This week is a countdown of my 15 favorite double albums of all time. As always,…
By email@example.com on March 22, 2019
An extended broadcast showcasing the 1979 Midwest indie rock scene.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on July 27, 2018
This week we take a look back at the great indie, punk, and college rock from 1983!
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.
Posted in alex chilton, aquadolls, babes in toyland, big star, box tops, chris bell, crash street kids, david bowie, flamin oh's, gene vincent, husker du, jerry lee lewis, joe strummer, joey ramone, johnny burnette, live ledge, liz phair, lou reed. t rex, lydia loveless, magnolias, muffs, music, new york dolls, patti smith, phones, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, rolling stones, sonics, stooges, suburbs, suicide commandos, talk scott hudson, tommy stinson, undertones, westerberg
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 30, 2015
The ultimate rock and roll holiday is celebrated tonight!
Posted in a-bones, agent orange, chuck berry, cramps, dead brothers, dwarves, electric frankenstein, fleshtones, fuzztones mummies, Halloween, king khan, los straitjackets, makers, misfits, music, new york dolls, Podcast, realpunkradio, redd kross, rev horton heat, revillos, rocket from the crypt, Scott Hudson, social distortion, sonics, southern culture on the skids, spits meteors, suburbs, suicide commandos, talk, thee cormans, thee spivs
By email@example.com on October 16, 2015
Live Ledge goes back to 1980 for two hours of punk, post-punk, and every other form of alt-rock from that year!
Posted in angry samoans, black flag, clash, cramps, dead kennedys, devo, elvis costello, english beat, fleshtones, hollywood brats, husker du, hypstrz, jam, jim carroll, magazine, members, music, phones, Podcast, pretenders, purple hearts, ramones, realpunkradio, rockpile, Scott Hudson, soft boys, squeeze, suburbs, talk, x
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 21, 2015
Tim Kasher from The Good Life is tonight’s special guest.
Posted in desaparecidos, forty nineteens, france camp, good life, guantanamo baywatch, jaill, jay reatard, live ledge, lost sounds, michael rault, music, negative scanner, part time, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, resonars, rolling stones, ryan adams, Scott Hudson, suburbs, superchunk, talk, thee oh sees, tim kasher, tomrrow's tulips, traumahelikopter, warm soda, white reaper
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com on February 21, 2014
Tonight, the playlist falls into the hands of the listeners!
Posted in adverts, archers of loaf, bad brains, beat happening, black flag, camper van beethoven, devo, grinderman, hayden, howler, husker du, joe strummer, jonathan fire eater, kinks, lawrence arms, music, nick cave, old 97's, Podcast, problematics, realpunkradio, replacements, requests, Scott Hudson, shane macgowan, spits, stranglers, suburbs, superchunk, supersuckers, talk, thee headcoatees
By firstname.lastname@example.org on January 31, 2014
A trip down memory lane – nothing but tunes from that magical year of 1979.
Posted in ac/dc, alex chilton, beat, boomtown rats, buzzcocks, cheap trick, clash, cramps, curtiss a, damned, dave edmunds, devo, dickies, dils, elvis costello, fear, generation x, germs, graham parker, hypstruz, joe jackson, kinks, motorhead, music, nick lowe, patti smith, PIL, Podcast, ramones, realpunkradio, ruts, Scott Hudson, soft boys, stiff little fingers, suburbs, suicide commandos, undertones, wire
By email@example.com on January 3, 2014
We start off the year with nothing but brand new releases and reissues!
Posted in 7 seconds, barracudas, blendours, bremen riot, ctmf, drive-by truckers, fall, flehstones, hard working americans, jeffrey lewis, joe strummer, live ledge, livids, lovesores, memphis morticians, missing monument, motel mirrors, music, new trocoderos, pixies, Podcast, pogues, realpunkradio, ricky c qurtet, Scott Hudson, september girls, stephen malkmus, suburbs, tim easton, tim timebomb, velvet underground
By firstname.lastname@example.org on September 6, 2013
There’s quite a few new releases of note, and Hudson samples them all!
Posted in avengers, babyshambles, bad sports, bags, black joe lewis, connection, dirtbombs, fat white family, hentchmen, julie ruin, king khan, music, mystic eyes, new releases, paley brothers, pixies, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, savages, Scott Hudson, sharks, suburbs, superchunk, terry malts, tommy keene, two car garage, ty segall, zeros
By email@example.com on June 28, 2013
Most of tonight’s show is a soundtrack of sorts to Hudson’s “Walking Rock Alphabet”.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 17, 2013
Tonight we celebrate the passage of the Marriage Equality Law in Minnesota.
Posted in bikini kill, billy bragg, bob mould, breeders, circle jerks, jim carroll, joan jett, lou reed, love is the law, marriage equality, music, new york dolls, patti smith, Podcast, realpunkradio, suburbs, tom robinson, vaselines
By email@example.com on May 10, 2013
That beautiful 350 pound Seeburg Jukebox is the source of all the tunes tonight.
Posted in dogmatics, grandpaboy, husker du, jukebox, kinks, music, myron lee, nervebreakers, no direction, PIL, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, spooks, suburbs, twintone, undertones
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 12, 2013
Another examination of the great music that came out in 1982!
Posted in adicts, angry samoans, bad religion, bauhaus, crash street kids, crass, cure, dead kennedys, descendents, elvis costello, english beat, fear, fleshtones, inxs, lords of the new church, mission of burma, music, plimsouls, Podcast, psychedelic furs, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, suburbs, translator, zero boys
By firstname.lastname@example.org on February 24, 2013
To celebrate the 100th episode, Hudson took the show on the road to Falls Landing to play nothing but his favorite songs of all time.
Posted in argus leader, buzzcocks, chuck luden, damned, dead boys, flag with hank, flamin' groovies, husker du, ill bill, indie, jam, modern lovers, music, myron lee, new york dolls, no direction, pat lalley, phones, punk, replacements, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, sham 69, soul asylum, suburbs, suicide commandos, t. rex, undertones, vince taylor