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Features

Thursday, September 25 2008

Pleased to Meet 'Em: The Replacements' Sire Years

Rhino reissues the second half of the Replacements' discography, from the mid-'80s masterpiece Tim to their laid-back 1990 swan song, All Shook Down.


Monday, April 21 2008

Anyone Can Play Guitar: The Replacements on Twin/Tone, 1981-1984

With four albums for the independent Minneapolis label Twin/Tone, the 'Mats rendered the hierarchies and caste system of the rock world irrelevant by remaking rock 'n' roll as an anonymous force.


Columns

Monday, June 3 2013

Wrote a Song for Everyone: Slim Dunlap's Art/Roots Marriage

Former Replacements guitarist Slim Dunlap's roots run deeper than punk rock, but he's got an arty flare you might not expect from a man who loves Hank Williams and Chuck Berry.


Reviews

Wednesday, July 23 2014

Sun-Drenched '90s Nostalgia at Forecastle Day Three

Forecastle rounded out its 2014 installment with aplomb, proving that it is only going to get bigger and better from here on out.


Sunday, May 18 2014

Various Artists: Songs For Slim, Rockin' Here Tonight: A Benefit Compilation For Slim Dunlap

The narrators of Dunlap's songs most frequently are life's losers and backsliders, underdogs who wouldn't be comfortable anywhere else.


Friday, October 4 2013

The Replacements: 15 September 2013 - Chicago

The Replacements that showed up in Chicago played like they had just taken a short break to do some solo stuff and were fully confident in returning as the great American rock band.


Sunday, March 31 2013

The Replacements: Songs For Slim EP

The legendary band returns with a collection of covers that showcases a playful side long forgotten.


Sunday, December 2 2012

'Color Me Obsessed: A Film About the Replacements' Paints 'Minor Band' with Major Strokes

The first-ever documentary about The Replacements reminds fans that we are not alone in our firm belief that the Minneapolis misfits should have been as big as The Rolling Stones.


Blogs

Wednesday, October 17 2012

Favorite Things: The Top 15 Replacements Songs

In the wake of a recently-announced limited-edition covers EP, the merest inkling of a full-fledged Replacements reunion is reason enough to re-explore the revered cult band's songbook. Here are 15 of best songs by one of America's finest rock groups with a full playlist at the end.


Tuesday, October 2 2012

Bright Little Field - "We're Coming Out" (Replacements Cover) (video)

Nashville's Bright Little Field has released a ukelele tribute to the legendary Replacements called Treatment Bound: A Ukulele Tribute to the Replacements and they have just created this video for "We're Coming Out". The video itself is a tribute to the Replacements' video for "Bastards of Young".


Wednesday, July 25 2012

The Replacements Doc 'Color Me Obsessed' Continues Summer Screening Tour

The new documentary about the Replacements plays Atlanta, New Haven and California.


Wednesday, March 16 2011

The Top 5 Most Anticipated Music Documentaries

Music geeks are salivating at the prospect of these five upcoming music documentaries.


Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Replacements: In Love with Alex Chilton’s Song

I have to confess, I’m not too familiar with the musical oeuvre of the recently-passed Alex Chilton. Most of what I know about the


News

Wednesday, November 30 2011

Where in the world is Paul Westerberg? Replacements singer has been mostly MIA since 2006

MINNEAPOLIS —Music fans who catch the new video for Glen Campbell’s “Ghost on the Canvas” might really think they’re seeing a ghost. “Let’


Tuesday, August 16 2011

Tommy Stinson's new album stays true to his roots

PHILADELPHIA — When Tommy Stinson puts out his excellent new album, "One Man Mutiny," later this month, it will mark only his fifth release — including an


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