By firstname.lastname@example.org (theledge) on December 9, 2022
The process of compiling my annual list of the year’s best albums rarely varies. It usually begins in mid-November with a combination of notetaking and mental obsessing. Then over Thanksgiving weekend I begin putting ideas into various categories that I couldn’t even try to explain. Finally, the first couple of weeks of December sees this list finally coming together. As you may expect, that initial list is much longer than the official post of the best of the year. There can be anywhere between 60 and 100 records vying for inclusion. This week’s show comprises the 31 records that were in consideration before that final cut. But that’s not to say that these records are not as good as my “chart toppers”. No, these days there’s a fine line between a what makes the top ten and what makes the lower rungs. All of these records are fabulous albums that deserve to be heard by everybody. This is why the first time ever I’ve put together this “runners up” episode. 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, […]
Posted in afghan whigs, best music 2022, best records, garage, guided by voices, indie, jon spencer, lorne behrman, music, new brutarians, Podcast, psych, punk, Scott Hudson, swami john reis, tijuna panthers, trouble seekers, young guv
By email@example.com on April 3, 2015
Another month, another show of nothing but brand new music!
Posted in alvvays, biters, courtney barnett, criminal hygiene, curtis harding, david dondero, go betty go, houndstooth, jeff the brotherhood, jesse malin, jon spencer blues society, king khan, live ledge, male gaze, mean jeans, miseries, music, nevermores, nic hessler, Podcast, pow wows, prefab messiahs, realpunkradio, ryan adams, Scott Hudson, slutever, soko, sonics, talk, Teenage Bottlerocket, tenement, turbo fruits, wand, weed, young guv