The Ledge #570: Holiday Playlist
By email@example.com (theledge) on May 26, 2023
“Shambolic” maybe an overused word when it comes to my favorite band, The Replacements, but it’s an apt term for tonight’s show. Or at least the first ten minutes. Yes, it’s a mini-disaster. After airing this week’s selection for the “52 Weeks of Teenage Kicks” series by The Vibrators, I talked about the fact that you can now purchase the version I world premiered last week by Jeremy Porter at his bandcamp. (http://jeremyporter.bandcamp.com). In fact, please go purchase it now, as all proceeds go to the Hater Kitty Army. But after introducing a re-airing the tune, my broadcast program decided to completely rearrange my playlist and a completely different tune aired for a few seconds. I quickly fixed the issue, though, and everything was fine after that. Tonight’s show is a collecton of tunes that I’ve been listening to in my spare time. There’s a set devoted to my favorite rock and roll couple, Amy Rigby and Wreckless Eric, inspired by “Do You Remember This”, a clever little tale of their relationship that may or may not be true. There’s a set that sort of centers around Johnny Thunders, beginning with a couple of Kinks songs before heading into a […]
Posted in 52weeksofteenagekicks, amy rigby, cramps, fucked up, gun club, jeremy porter, johnny thunders, kid congo powers, music, Podcast, The Ledge, vibrators, wreckless eric
The Ledge #541: Halloween Spooktacular
By firstname.lastname@example.org (theledge) on October 28, 2022
I may say this every year but it is worth repeating. Halloween is the ultimate rock and roll holiday. Like truly great rock and roll, Halloween is dangerous, controversial, and noisy. Religious idiots for decades have claimed both are associated with …
Posted in beatersband, damned, garage, Halloween, indie, jerry only, music, pixies, Podcast, punk, realpunkradio, replacements, roky erickson, Scott Hudson, The Ledge, vibrators, vista blue
Live Ledge #173: Halloween
By email@example.com on October 24, 2014
It’s the fourth annual Live Ledge Halloween Extravaganza!
Posted in affected, baby ghosts, bad vision, billy taylor, creeping ivies, dead bundy, derellas, dictators, fall-outs, famous monsters, gaslight anthem, ghouls, groovie ghoulies, Halloween, hares, heil hipster, jackine morningstar, jesus sons, live ledge, los stratijackets, memphis morticians, music, nashville pussy, nervebreakers, nimrods, OFF!, Podcast, pointed sticks, ramones, realpunkradio, rev horton heat, round robin, Scott Hudson, screaming lord sutch, scruffy the cat, smugglers, star chiefs, subculture, subhumans, talk, vibrators, wooden shjips
Live #172: Happy Birthday RPR
By firstname.lastname@example.org on October 17, 2014
It’s Realpunkradio’s 5th birthday, and we celebrate with tracks from the site’s new free compilation, Killing the Record Industry Vol. 5!
Posted in 101'ers, a-bones, black lips, dartford renegades, dead bundy, derellas, dirtbombs, flakes, greenhornes, king khan, little killers, lyres, meatmen, miscalculations, music, Norton Records, Podcast, real kids, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, sky saxon, swingin' neckbreakers, teenage brain, thee shams, tremors, uk subs, undertones, vertebrats, vibrators, violet, wildhearts, x-ray specs
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 #115: New Finds
By firstname.lastname@example.org on June 7, 2013
Another new month, another selection of new releases and blog finds.
Posted in clash, dave davies, dee dee ramone, devo, garage swim, hussy, kim deal, music, oblivians, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, roy loney, savages, Scott Hudson, sexy baby records, so so glos, supersuckers, vibrators, willie nile
Live Ledge #76: Peel Sessions (Pt. 2)
By email@example.com 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
Live Ledge #72: Jukebox Hero
By firstname.lastname@example.org on July 6, 2012
A new jukebox and a pile of new releases inspires this week’s show!
Posted in alan vega, alejandro escovedo, dick seaton, fall, gallon drunk, goldblade, henry clay people, indie, jukebox, karen elson, kevin rowe, kinks, mike ness, mission of burma, music, nervebreakers, patti smith, payolas, Podcast, punk, realpunkradio, redd kross, replacements, scientists, Scott Hudson, son volt, soul asylum, talk, Teenage Bottlerocket, tim armstrong, urban voodoo machine, vibrators
Live Ledge #67: 1977
By email@example.com on May 25, 2012
Is 1977 the greatest year in rock ‘n’ roll? Check out this show and judge for yourself.
Posted in 1977, adverts, boys, buzzcocks, cheap trick, clash, damned, dave edmunds, david bowie, devo, drones, eddie & the hot rods, elvis costello, garage, generation x, gizmos, graham parker, iggy pop, indie, jam, johnny thunders, jonathan richman, music, nerves, nick lowe, Podcast, punk, radio birdman, ramones, realpunkradio, rezilios, richard hell, runaways, saints, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, status quo, talk, talking heads, television, ultravox, vibrators, wire
Live Ledge #58: Kickstarter
By firstname.lastname@example.org on March 24, 2012
Besides a setlist of primarily new finds, there’s also a discussion of the Kickstarter fund for a documentary on Grant Hart.
Posted in black tamourine, bloody hollies, centro-matic, connection, cynics, diamond dogs, dm bob & the deficits, fall, firehose, full fathom five, garage, gentleman jesse, grant hart, guided by voices, hillbilly hellcats, husker du, indie, jacuzzi boys, kickstarter, lee renaldo, mind spiders, minutemen, much and the mires, music, nivens, nova mob, pete donnelly, Podcast, punk, replacements, reverent horton heat, riviera playboys, robert pollard, rockpile, stranglers, talk, titus andronicus, uncle tupelo, unknowns, vibes, vibrators