The Ledge #484: New Releases (Pt. 1)

Bring a thimble and I’ll pour my thoughts out – Paul Westerberg, “How Can You Like Him?”

Yes, there’s the usual contributions from our friends at Rum Bar Records, Red On Red Records, and Big Stir Records. But there’s also newer friends such as Old Town Crier and Dan Israel, who emailed new tunes to check out. And then there’s The Ex-Bombers, the fabulous “psychedelic jazz noir blues explosion” due that I recently discovered on Instagram. After an exchange of DM’s, they actually sent me a vinyl version of their fabulous new “New Love Is Easy” album. 
Besides those picks, there’s brand new tunes by longtime Ledge favorites Son Volt, CTMF, Ty Segall, Wavves, and so many otheres. There are new discoveries such as The Pokes, Cosmic Psychos, and The Bug Club. Plus, there are a handful of tracks from Rum Bar’s brand new “XOXOXO Volume One ‘the nice price'” compilation.
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, and every purchase surely helps not only pay their bills but fund their next set of wonderful songs. And if you buy these records directly from the artist or label, please let them know you heard these tunes on The Ledge! Let them know who is giving them promotion! You can find this show at almost any podcast site, including iTunes and Stitcher…or


1. Vista Blue, Back to the Summer Olympics
2. Old Town Crier, You
3. Dan Israel, The Hang Of It
4. Son Volt, The Globe
5. The Pokes, This Song Doesn’t Need a Chorus
6. Cosmic Psychos, Too Old To Drink In Pubs
7. Sorrows, Play This Song (On The Radio)
8. Kerosene Stars, Don’t Pass Me By
9. The Chelsea Curve, Drag
10. The Jacklights, Monster Love
11. The Ex-Bombers, Beat Heart Beat
12. The Ex-Bombers, Everything Is Fine
13. Phantom of the Black Hills, Rising Son
14. Phantom of the Black Hills, That Witch
15. Ty Segall, Whisper
16. Obits, Pine On
17. Wavves, Thru Hell
18. The Tubs, Two Person Love
19. CTMF, Where the Wild Purple Iris Grows
20. CTMF, Mystery Song
21. Split Single, Blood Break Ground
22. The Bug Club, We Don’t Need Room For Lovin’
23. Indonesian Junk, She Stands There
24. Gerry Lehane, Drinking Life
25. Geoff Palmer, Count Me In
26. The Raging Teens, That’s How I Like It
27. Natalie Sweet, Video Phone
28. Beebe Gallini, Busy Izzy
29. Spanking Charlene, Whiplash
30. A Bunch Of Jerks, Twisten
31. Miss Georgia Peach, Do You Know What Love Means?
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