Tag: The Dream Syndicate

The Dream Syndicate to play Chicago this November — band’s second U.S. reunion date

The Dream Syndicate to play Chicago this November — band’s second U.S. reunion date

The Dream Syndicate has been taking this reunion thing a little slowly, only having played one U.S. date since getting back together last fall — an appearance last month at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival in North Adams, Mass. That’s going to change this fall, though, at least for fans in Chicago.

Video: Tommy Stinson joins Wilco to cover The Replacements’ ‘Color Me Impressed’

Video: Tommy Stinson joins Wilco to cover The Replacements’ ‘Color Me Impressed’

On Friday at its Solid Sound festival in Massachusetts, Wilco played a 27-song all-request set that featured exactly one Wilco song… and 26 covers by artists ranging from Television and Bob Dylan to even Daft Punk — not to mention The Replacements’ “Color Me Impressed” with Tommy Stinson.

Q&A: Steve Wynn on The Dream Syndicate reunion, upcoming tour — and new music

Q&A: Steve Wynn on The Dream Syndicate reunion, upcoming tour — and new music

The Dream Syndicate opens its second run of European reunion concerts tomorrow, but bandleader Steve Wynn already is thinking bigger, raising the possibility of recording new music with his old band with a very specific goal in mind: making the “missing” album to bridge the gap between its first two records.

Steve Wynn ‘would love’ to record new Dream Syndicate album: ‘I think it would be really good’

Steve Wynn ‘would love’ to record new Dream Syndicate album: ‘I think it would be really good’

Following last year’s short run of shows in Spain, The Dream Syndicate continues its reunion this year with more European concerts and a festival appearance in Massachusetts that the band is billing as its only U.S. show of 2013. But now talk has turned to whether the band will make a new album.

The Dream Syndicate to play ‘first U.S. show since 1988’ at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival

The Dream Syndicate to play ‘first U.S. show since 1988’ at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival

Steve Wynn today revealed that The Dream Syndicate — which reunited last year for a series of concerts in Spain celebrating the 30th anniversary of ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’ — will play what he’s billing as the band’s first U.S. show since 1988 when it performs this summer at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival.

Video: The Dream Syndicate reunites for 30th anniversary concerts in Spain

Video: The Dream Syndicate reunites for 30th anniversary concerts in Spain

On Friday night, Steve Wynn reconvened The Dream Syndicate for the first of four 30th anniversary reunion concerts in Spain, playing a 15-song set heavy on ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’ before a festival crowd in Barcelona. Not much video has yet emerged, but we’ve got a few clips posted.

The Week in Rock: July 8-14, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 8-14, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about INXS, Depeche Mode, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Johnny Marr, Alison Moyet, The Cure, Public Image Ltd., The Dream Syndicate, Franke Goes to Hollywood, The Fixx and more.

The Dream Syndicate unveils ‘Days of Wine and Roses’ 30th anniversary dates in Spain

The Dream Syndicate unveils ‘Days of Wine and Roses’ 30th anniversary dates in Spain

Steve Wynn this week unveiled four concerts in Spain for his previously announced reunion of The Dream Syndicate this September, a short run of dates this fall meant to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the seminal Paisley Underground act’s debut album ‘The Days of Wine and Roses.’

The Week in Rock: June 24-30, 2012

The Week in Rock: June 24-30, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about Dinosaur Jr, XTC, The English Beat, The Dream Syndicate, The Cure, Peter Murphy, The Stone Roses, The Replacements, Dead Can Dance, Elvis Costello and more.

The Dream Syndicate reuniting to mark 30th anniversary of ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’

The Dream Syndicate reuniting to mark 30th anniversary of ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’

Steve Wynn will reunite The Dream Syndicate this September for the first time in more than 20 years to play “a handful of shows” in Spain to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the band’s debut album ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’ — plus ‘very possibly some more (concerts) beyond’ those performances.

Stream: Peter Buck, ‘10 Million BC’ — 1st track off R.E.M. guitarist’s solo debut

Stream: Peter Buck, ‘10 Million BC’ — 1st track off R.E.M. guitarist’s solo debut

R.E.M. fans got their very first taste of guitarist Peter Buck’s debut solo album today when former Dream Syndicate frontman — and frequent Buck collaborator — Steve Wynn world-premiered the song ’10 Million BC’ during a guest DJ stint on Diane’s Kamikaze Fun Machine on New Jersey’s WFMU.

Video: Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3, ‘Colored Lights’ — track off ‘Northern Aggression’

Video: Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3, ‘Colored Lights’ — track off ‘Northern Aggression’

Former Dream Syndicate leader Steve Wynn last week debuted a music video for ‘Colored Lights,’ one of the tracks on the late-2010 album ‘Northern Aggression’ that he recorded with his band The Miracle 3.

Q&A: Dream Syndicate’s Steve Wynn on The Baseball Project, SXSW, ‘Northern Aggression’

Q&A: Dream Syndicate’s Steve Wynn on The Baseball Project, SXSW, ‘Northern Aggression’

Slicing Up Eyeballs caught up with the Dream Syndicate’s Steve Wynn last week as he was rehearsing with The Baseball Project for a tour that hits both South By Southwest — for a marathon 14 gigs — and a series of spring training ballgames.

Linkage: 20 years of ‘Losing My Religion,’ plus OMD, Dream Syndicate, ‘Reggae Britannia’

Linkage: 20 years of ‘Losing My Religion,’ plus OMD, Dream Syndicate, ‘Reggae Britannia’

This latest round of links and stuff includes a look back at 20 years of R.E.M.’s ‘Losing My Religion,’ a talk with OMD’s Andy McCluskey, a long-lost Dream Syndicate interview and a link to watch the BBC’s ‘Reggae Britannia’ documentary.