Tag: The Dream Syndicate

Watch: Mike Mills, Peter Buck resurrect R.E.M.’s ‘Texarkana,’ enlist Corin Tucker for ‘One I Love’

Watch: Mike Mills, Peter Buck resurrect R.E.M.’s ‘Texarkana,’ enlist Corin Tucker for ‘One I Love’

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.

The Dream Syndicate debuts new song ‘Glide,’ announces December tour of U.S.

The Dream Syndicate debuts new song ‘Glide,’ announces December tour of U.S.

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.

Listen: The Dream Syndicate debuts 11-minute title track to ‘How Did I Find Myself Here?’

Listen: The Dream Syndicate debuts 11-minute title track to ‘How Did I Find Myself Here?’

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.

Q&A: Steve Wynn on The Dream Syndicate’s first new album in nearly 30 years

Q&A: Steve Wynn on The Dream Syndicate’s first new album in nearly 30 years

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.

Dream Syndicate puts vinyl release of 1988 live set up to a vote via Run Out Groove

Dream Syndicate puts vinyl release of 1988 live set up to a vote via Run Out Groove

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.

Dream Syndicate’s 1st new album in 29 years to feature Kendra Smith singing ‘perfect coda’

Dream Syndicate’s 1st new album in 29 years to feature Kendra Smith singing ‘perfect coda’

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.”

Watch The Dream Syndicate’s 30-minute set filmed for KEXP at Bumbershoot

Watch The Dream Syndicate’s 30-minute set filmed for KEXP at Bumbershoot

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 Dream Syndicate announces ‘first New York show of the 21st century’ this November

The Dream Syndicate announces ‘first New York show of the 21st century’ this November

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.

Bumbershoot 2014: The Replacements, Elvis Costello, Mission of Burma, Dream Syndicate

Bumbershoot 2014: The Replacements, Elvis Costello, Mission of Burma, Dream Syndicate

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.

New releases: Orange Juice reissues, The Dream Syndicate live, new Suzanne Vega

New releases: Orange Juice reissues, The Dream Syndicate live, new Suzanne Vega

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.

Watch The Dream Syndicate’s 15-minute jam with Peter Buck, John Paul Jones in Mexico

Watch The Dream Syndicate’s 15-minute jam with Peter Buck, John Paul Jones in Mexico

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.

Video: The Dream Syndicate live in Cleveland — watch full 100-minute reunion set

Video: The Dream Syndicate live in Cleveland — watch full 100-minute reunion set

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.

The Dream Syndicate to reissue 1982 live set ‘The Day Before Wine and Roses’

The Dream Syndicate to reissue 1982 live set ‘The Day Before Wine and Roses’

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.

Bangles, Three O’Clock, Dream Syndicate, Rain Parade team up for California shows

Bangles, Three O’Clock, Dream Syndicate, Rain Parade team up for California shows

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.