Tag: Paul Westerberg

The Replacements promise ‘radically reimagined’ ‘Don’t Tell a Soul’ with new box set

The Replacements promise ‘radically reimagined’ ‘Don’t Tell a Soul’ with new box set

The Replacements — as they’re wont to do — have been teasing something on social media over the past couple days, tweeting a photo of tape reels on Wednesday and, on Thursday, an image of Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson with the date “7/23/19.” Check out the full tracklist right here.

Juliana Hatfield salutes childhood hero by recording album of Olivia Newton-John covers

Juliana Hatfield salutes childhood hero by recording album of Olivia Newton-John covers

Singer-songwriter Juliana Hatfield, the onetime member of the Blake Babies who saw breakout alt-rock success in the early ’90s, will pay tribute to one of her own favorites with a collection of covers of songs by Olivia Newton-John, the chart-topper who starred in the film version of “Grease.” Check out the full tracklist.

Listen: Paul Westerberg sings the praises of morning coffee on new rocker ‘Come Hither’

Listen: Paul Westerberg sings the praises of morning coffee on new rocker ‘Come Hither’

Leave it to Paul Westerberg to go off-schedule: After a string of Saturday song drops via his anonymous Soundcloud account, the former Replacement snuck out this week’s new song early, releasing “Come Hither,” a rollicking ode to morning coffee, last Wednesday. Stream it right here.

Listen: Paul Westerberg debuts new rocker ‘Dead Sick Of’ — and a Hank Williams cover

Listen: Paul Westerberg debuts new rocker ‘Dead Sick Of’ — and a Hank Williams cover

After dropping three new songs over the last three Saturdays, Paul Westerberg today doubled up, releasing the electric rocker “Dead Sick Of” via his anonymous Soundcloud account, plus a cover of Hank Williams’ “Someday You’ll Call My Name.” Listen to both right here.

Listen: Paul Westerberg’s ‘Feelin’ Good’ on twangy new song — 3rd from mystery project

Listen: Paul Westerberg’s ‘Feelin’ Good’ on twangy new song — 3rd from mystery project

For the third Saturday in a row, Paul Westerberg has released a new song via his anonymous Soundcloud account — and this time it’s a twangy, acoustic shuffle called “Felin’ Good” that’s the most conventional of the batch of new songs he’s released over the course of this month. Stream it here.

Listen: Paul Westerberg’s ‘Got it Made’ with bouncy new solo synth track

Listen: Paul Westerberg’s ‘Got it Made’ with bouncy new solo synth track

As The Replacements build suspense about something “coming soon,” Paul Westerberg today released the second new song in a week from his own mysterious new project, a bouncy pop number called “Got it Made” that rides along on synths and a simple drum-machine beat. Listen to the full track here.

‘Coming soon’: The Replacements appear to be up to something… but what, exactly?

‘Coming soon’: The Replacements appear to be up to something… but what, exactly?

Two years after their reunion fizzled out, The Replacements’ sporadically used Twitter and Facebook accounts recently began teasing… well, something… by sharing photos of the band performing in 1986 — the most recent of which bore the caption “Coming soon.” What’s it all mean?

Listen: Paul Westerberg releases weird new song ‘2HAWK_1’ ahead of possible album

Listen: Paul Westerberg releases weird new song ‘2HAWK_1’ ahead of possible album

Paul Westerberg slipped an odd, seemingly home-recorded new song titled “2HAWK_1” out into the world early this week via an anonymous Soundcloud account that may just be the precursor to a new album from the once-again-former frontman of The Replacements. Hear the full song here.

Listen: Exclusive uncut interview with Tommy Stinson from Rockin’ the Suburbs podcast

Listen: Exclusive uncut interview with Tommy Stinson from Rockin’ the Suburbs podcast

We’re thrilled today to debut a new partnership with the “Rockin’ the Suburbs” podcast that will bring exclusive, uncut versions of their interviews with musicians of the ’80s college rock era to Slicing Up Eyeballs. And who better to inaugurate the whole thing than Tommy Stinson of The Replacements.

The Replacements announce 13-date U.S. tour: ‘Back by unpopular demand’

The Replacements announce 13-date U.S. tour: ‘Back by unpopular demand’

Finally, a real tour: The Replacements — having performed festival dates and a handful of one-offs since reuniting in 2013 — today announced a 13-date U.S. tour this spring that will find the band performing at theater-sized venues across the country. The U.S. dates will precede the band’s trip to Europe.

Watch: The Replacements finally dust off ‘Unsatisfied’ to cap first hometown gig in 23 years

Watch: The Replacements finally dust off ‘Unsatisfied’ to cap first hometown gig in 23 years

Perhaps fittingly, The Replacements capped off last night’s triumphant hometown gig — their first in 23 years, and the band’s first non-festival date since reuniting last summer — with a performance of fan favorite “Unsatisfied,” the first time the Let It Be classic has been dusted off since the ‘Mats got back together.

New releases: Sonic Youth, Paul Westerberg, Marc Almond, Half Japanese

New releases: Sonic Youth, Paul Westerberg, Marc Almond, Half Japanese

This week’s new releases include a new reissue of Sonic Youth’s ‘Daydream Nation,’ the first-ever vinyl pressing of Paul Westerberg’s ’14 Songs,’ a new studio album from former Soft Cell frontman Marc Almond, and a new 3CD box set featuring a trio of albums from Half Japanese.

Paul Westerberg’s ‘Suicaine Gratifaction’ to be released on vinyl for first time

Paul Westerberg’s ‘Suicaine Gratifaction’ to be released on vinyl for first time

Plain Recordings continues its run of 180-gram Paul Westerberg reissues, announcing this week that it will follow up its new editions of 14 Songs and Eventually with the release the once and current Replacements frontman’s third solo album — 1999’s Suicaine Gratification — on vinyl for the first time ever this fall.

The Replacements go home: ’Mats to play Twin Cities in first headlining gig in 23 years

The Replacements go home: ’Mats to play Twin Cities in first headlining gig in 23 years

Finally. It’s taken more than a year, but reunited college-rock icons The Replacements finally will play a hometown gig this September, as the band has been announced to headline the soon-to-be-razed Midway Stadium in St. Paul, marking the first Twin Cities appearance by the ‘Mats since 1991.