The Ledge #512: Drop That Needle
By firstname.lastname@example.org on March 18, 2022
When Malibu Lou sent me an advance of the new Dogmatics single, “Drop That Single”, I knew I had to create something special to highlight it’s debut on The Ledge. After all, I’ve been a fan of the band since I first discovered …
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The Ledge #472: Songs About Records
By email@example.com on April 23, 2021
There are times where a potential theme for a show pops up out of nowhere. This week’s episode of The Ledge is a perfect example. This past Wednesday afternoon I was on my way to a local record store, accompanied by a great power pop playlist on Spotify. Suddenly, a song came on that I hadn’t heard in many years. The tune was “I Need That Record” by Tweeds, a great under-appreciated 70’s power pop band Besides the fact that this title was exactly why I was in my car at the time, it lit up a little light bulb in my head about a show devoted to songs about my favorite objects, records. It didn’t take long to put together the playlist. Wilco’s “Boxful of Letters” was an obvious pick. As were tunes by Todd Snider, Supersuckers, Nick Lowe, and Elvis Costello. iTunes searches came up with a vast majority of the rest of the tracks. But it was the discovery of an old Wreckless Eric track that secured the idea of this show. “33s + 45s” deals with the aftermath of a breakup, and the inevitable splitting of the music library. These lines hit me hard: “My dismantled […]
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Live Ledge #350: New Releases Pt. 1
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 5, 2018
It’s been such a great few weeks of new releases that this is part one of a two part series. Tune in next week for the rest of the great new tracks!
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Live Ledge #217: New Releases
By email@example.com on November 6, 2015
Two hours of brand new music!
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Live Ledge #211: By The Numbers, Part 2
By firstname.lastname@example.org on September 25, 2015
We continue the journey of a song from every year host Scott Hudson’s been alive, including two from 2015.
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Live Ledge #194: Track 4
By email@example.com on April 10, 2015
A simple premise – everything played tonight is the fourth track of the album they appeared on!
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Live Ledge #182: 1995
By firstname.lastname@example.org on January 16, 2015
As the Beatles song goes, “it was 20 years ago” all of these songs were released.
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Live Ledge #181: Leftovers
By email@example.com on January 9, 2015
Live Ledge is back after a two-week hiatus with tracks from records that just missed the cut from making Hudson’s Best of 2014 list!
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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!
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Live Ledge #165: Eddie Spaghetti
By email@example.com 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.
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Live Ledge #163: Jason Isbell
By firstname.lastname@example.org on July 25, 2014
Tonight’s show includes an interview with Jason Isbell, along with some great Americana tracks!
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Live Ledge #159: RIP Rik Mayall
By email@example.com on June 13, 2014
Tonight’s episode is a tribute to former Young Ones comedy actor Rik Mayall, along with a bunch of cover tunes.
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Live Ledge #151: Record Company Weasels
By firstname.lastname@example.org on April 11, 2014
An entire show dedicated to those evil folks who control the record industry.
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Live Ledge #145: Requests
By email@example.com on February 21, 2014
Tonight, the playlist falls into the hands of the listeners!
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Live Ledge #143: New Releases
By firstname.lastname@example.org on February 7, 2014
The first Friday of the month means it’s new release time on Live Ledge!
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Live Ledge #128: What
By email@example.com on October 11, 2013
It’s simple – nothing but songs that include the word “what”.
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Live Ledge #115: New Finds
By firstname.lastname@example.org on June 7, 2013
Another new month, another selection of new releases and blog finds.
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Live Ledge #104: Rock!
By email@example.com on March 22, 2013
It’s an obvious topic that should have been explored years before, but tonight’s show is all songs about “Rock”!
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Live Ledge #99: Lonely Boy
By firstname.lastname@example.org on February 15, 2013
To “commemorate” a phony holiday, tonight’s show is an anti-Valentine’s Day show with nothing but “lonely” songs.
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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.
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Live Ledge #87: More New Finds
By firstname.lastname@example.org on November 9, 2012
Lots and lots of new releases and blog finds, plus Siri co-hosts a segment and picks a song.
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Live Ledge #81: Family Tree
By email@example.com on September 14, 2012
Besides the usual new releases, blog finds, and old faves, tonight’s show features a number of “family trees” – sets that include spinoffs and solo projects of some of my fave bands.
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Live Ledge #78: New Finds
By firstname.lastname@example.org on August 24, 2012
Tonight’s show features a ton of new and upcoming releases, along with quite a few rare finds.
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