Back in June, R.E.M.’s Mike Mills and Peter Buck traveled to Norway for the Sun Station Vadsø festival, featuring performances by a series of intertwined bands including The Dream Syndicate, Filthy Friends, The Minus 5 and The Baseball Project. Watch footage of them playing R.E.M. songs.
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The reunited Dream Syndicate have debuted the second new track off their upcoming album How Did I Find Myself Here? — the band’s first new record in nearly 30 years — and announced a 12-date U.S. tour in support of that release this December. Stream the new song here, and check out tour dates.
The reunited Dream Syndicate today announced its first new album in 29 years, an eight-song collection titled How Did I Find Myself Here? that’s due out in September and is preceded by the release of its title track, an 11-minute psychedelic journey that you can stream in full right here.
For patient fans, The Dream Syndicate’s slow burn of a reunion — sporadic bursts of shows here and there since first getting back together five years ago — is about to pay off in a big way, with the release this September of the legendary Paisley Underground act’s first new album in 29 years, and weeks worth of shows.
A 1988 live set by The Dream Syndicate could make its first appearance on vinyl in unedited form if enough fans vote for its release through new imprint Run Out Groove, which pits three titles against each other every month and lets fans decide which will be produced and put up for sale.
The Dream Syndicate plans to release its first new album in 29 years, a collection that bandleader Steve Wynn has revealed will feature a guest vocal by founding bassist Kendra Smith — who has sat out the ongoing reunion, but agreed to appear on a song Wynn calls “the perfect coda to the record.”
If you haven’t had a chance to catch The Dream Syndicate’s somewhat sporadic reunion, here’s a great look at Steve Wynn and Co. doing their thing. Filmed by KEXP last month during the Bumbershoot festival in Seattle, this half-hour set features three songs off the classic The Days of Wine and Roses plus a 15-minute version of “John Coltrane Stereo Blues.”
The reunion of Paisley Underground heroes The Dream Syndicate — who have played select of dates in the U.S. and Europe over the last couple years — finally reaches New York City this fall with the announcement of a Nov. 15 performance at Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn.
The Replacements’ reunion train continues to roll on, and now will hit the Pacific Northwest late this summer as Seattle’s Bumbershoot this week announced its 2014 lineup, which will feature the ‘Mats, Elvis Costello, Mission of Burma, The Afghan Whigs, Jonathan Richman, The Dream Syndicate and more.
This week’s new releases include CD reissues of Orange Juice’s full catalog, an archival live release from The Dream Syndicate, the first new studio album in seven years from Suzanne Vega, plus the U.S. release of the new album from Cocteau Twins’ Simon Raymonde.
Peter Buck this month hosted his third-annual Todos Santos Music Festival in the southern Baja region of Mexico, a week-long event that featured performances by The Minus 5, Live’s Ed Kowalczyk, Drivin’ N Cryin’, The Dream Syndicate and, of course, Buck himself.
Steve Wynn’s reunited Dream Syndicate — featuring Dennis Duck, Mark Walton and new guitarist Jason Victor — has only played a handful of dates in the U.S. since first coming together in the fall of 2012, so, for many, this film of the band’s full 100-minute set in Cleveland last November is a godsend.
Omnivore Recordings next year will reissue a long-out-of-print 1982 live set by The Dream Syndicate that was recorded during an on-air performance at Los Angeles radio station KPFK-FM a few weeks before Steve Wynn and Co. entered the studio to cut their classic debut album The Days of Wine and Roses.
After nearly 30 years, a full-blown reunion of the Paisley Underground will take place this December in California as four of the scene’s key acts — headliners The Bangles, plus the newly reunited The Three O’Clock, The Dream Syndicate and Rain Parade — team up for at least two concerts in Los Angeles and San Francisco.