Tag: The Replacements

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.

The Replacements dig up classic-era gig for ‘For Sale: Live at Maxwell’s 1986’ album

The Replacements dig up classic-era gig for ‘For Sale: Live at Maxwell’s 1986’ album

Rhino Records today announced it will release a live double album recorded by the beloved original lineup of The Replacements, a fabled February 1986 show at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, N.J., that found the band blasting through a 29-song set of album tracks, B-sides and covers. See full tracklist.

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.

The Psychedelic Furs to bring ‘Singles’ tour to North America for 21-date run this fall

The Psychedelic Furs to bring ‘Singles’ tour to North America for 21-date run this fall

The Psychedelic Furs will follow up their spring and summer North American dates with Robyn Hitchcock — and concerts in Mexico, South America, Europe and the U.K. — with a just-announced run of 20 dates this fall in the U.S. and Canada. See those new tour dates, and more, 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.

Twin/Tone opens its vaults on YouTube: The Replacements, Suicide Commandos and more

Twin/Tone opens its vaults on YouTube: The Replacements, Suicide Commandos and more

Famed Minneapolis imprint Twin/Tone Records — re-launched to release the first new Suicide Commandos album in 39 years — has begun uploading archival live video from bands like The Replacements, as well as old music videos by the label’s acts, to its YouTube channel.

Tommy Stinson’s Bash & Pop announce U.S. dates in support of ‘Anything Could Happen’

Tommy Stinson’s Bash & Pop announce U.S. dates in support of ‘Anything Could Happen’

With the Replacements’ reunion having run its course, Tommy Stinson turned his attention to reviving his old band Bash & Pop, delivering a very belated sophomore record, Anything Could Happen, in January — nearly 25 years after its predecessor, Friday Night is Killing Me.

The Suicide Commandos to release 1st new album since 1978 on revived Twin/Tone label

The Suicide Commandos to release 1st new album since 1978 on revived Twin/Tone label

The Suicide Commandos — the pioneering Minneapolis band that paved the way for Hüsker Dü, The Replacements and Soul Asylum — this spring will release the very belated follow-up to their 1978 debut Make a Record, a 13-track album titled Time Bomb that will be issued on the newly reactivated Twin/Tone Records label.

The Replacements announce 8-disc album collection, edit Rhino Records’ press release

The Replacements announce 8-disc album collection, edit Rhino Records’ press release

To coincide with their first headlining tour in 24 years, The Replacements next month will release an 8-disc box set that collects the band’s seven studio albums and one EP released between 1981 and 1990, an announcement made today via a Rhino Records press release that had been copy edited by the band itself.

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.

The Replacements reunion heads to Europe for shows in U.K., Spain, The Netherlands

The Replacements reunion heads to Europe for shows in U.K., Spain, The Netherlands

After a sporadic run of festival dates and one-offs across North America in 2013 and 2014, The Replacements are crossing the pond for at least three shows in late May or early June, with the band adding gigs in Amsterdam and London to follow a previously announced slot at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona.

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.