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Rant a Bit · 2d ago

Live Ledge #322: Comebacks

One of the greatest aspects of the last few years has the been the reemergence of a number of great bands. Many artists have either released their best record in years and years, or they've ...
Rant a Bit · 1W ago

Live Ledge #321: 1978

There are many landmark years in my life, but when it comes to music I'd have to say 1978 was the most important. That was the year that my tastes completely swayed from the norm. Sure, I ha...
Rant a Bit · 2W ago

Live Ledge #320: New Releases

There's definitely a correlation between great new music and my attitude. When that correlation exists, you can also expect a supersized edition of my monthly First Friday New Release episod...
Rant a Bit · 2W ago

Live Ledge #319: Mark E. Smith

Less than an hour after I read that Mark E. Smith of The Fall had died, I made an appearance on my friend Patrick Lalley's talk radio show. Obviously, I chatted about his death, and about hi...
Rant a Bit · 4W ago

Live Ledge #318: Found Gems

I've quite often stated that I create my year-end lists in the hopes that people find something they missed during the year, and I also do the same. Over the last few weeks, I've scoured thr...
Rant a Bit · 1M ago

Live Ledge #3!7: New Releases

I've stated numerous times throughout 2017 that it was a very strong year for music? Can 2018 duplicate that level of quality?It's probably too early to tell. Even though tonight's show is t...
Rant a Bit · 1M ago

Hudson's 2017 Most Played Artists & Albums

I'm one of those geeks who has to "scrobble" everything he plays, and I always like to take a peak at my stats at the end of the year. Let's start with the list of artists I listened to the ...
Rant a Bit · 1M ago

Live Ledge #316: Drunk on Sunday

It's the final show of 2017, and it's been a great year here in "Ledge-ville". Despite the issues that surround our country's political system, there's been plenty to celebrate about when it...
Rant a Bit · 1M ago

The Annual Live Ledge Kwanzaa Festivus Ramadan Christmas Holiday Extravaganza

I'm not sure why, but I've skipped Christmas shows for the last couple of years. I think it has more to do with the day of the week that the holiday falls on, as it's certainly not due to a ...
Rant a Bit · 2M ago

Hudson's Best Records of 2017

As I was putting together this year’s list of my favorite records I came across a article from a music journalist claiming that lists such as this are idiotic. Since it’s impossible to hear ...