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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 3: 60 - 41
29 Sep 2015 // 8:02 PM
Some songs are too weird to attract mainstream success.
Pleased to Meet 'Em: The Replacements' Sire Years
25 Sep 2008 // 5:00 PM
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.
Wrote a Song for Everyone: Slim Dunlap's Art/Roots Marriage
3 Jun 2013 // 5:30 PM
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.
Sun-Drenched '90s Nostalgia at Forecastle Day Three
23 Jul 2014 // 9:00 PM
Forecastle rounded out its 2014 installment with aplomb, proving that it is only going to get bigger and better from here on out.
Various Artists: Songs For Slim, Rockin' Here Tonight: A Benefit Compilation For Slim Dunlap
18 May 2014 // 8:01 PM
The narrators of Dunlap's songs most frequently are life's losers and backsliders, underdogs who wouldn't be comfortable anywhere else.
Hope Despite the Times: 12 Essential Alternative Rock Albums from the 1980s
27 Aug 2014 // 3:24 AM
For those interested in acquainting themselves with alternative rock's rich and diverse early years, Sound Affects has assembled this '80s alt-rock primer.
Favorite Things: The Top 15 Replacements Songs
17 Oct 2012 // 12:00 AM
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.
Where in the world is Paul Westerberg? Replacements singer has been mostly MIA since 2006
30 Nov 2011 // 2:35 AM
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’
Tommy Stinson's new album stays true to his roots
16 Aug 2011 // 1:55 AM
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