May 4 2015

Seeing The ‘Mats Indoors vs Seeing The ‘Mats Outdoors | I Will Dare

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Second of all, HOLY SHIT did seeing the ‘Mats indoors rock the motherfucking Casbah, and I put the credit for this at the feet of the crowd. I forget what a difference the crowd can make at a show, especially because I’ve seen so many outdoor shows lately. via Seeing The ‘Mats Indoors vs Seeing

Apr 10 2015

Just One From Seattle: Nobody

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Feb 9 2015

Seattle, Milwaukee, Portland, SanFran and LA, and a bunch more places that aren’t Minneapolis. Check it out at The Current

Dec 22 2014

Merry Matsmas: A New Jam, ‘Poke Me in My Cage’

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It’s a 24ish minute instrumental jam because, of course.

Sep 22 2014

Rolling Stone Buried the Lead

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“Now, the Replacements say they’ll likely make an album at some point in the future.” the rest of the words are here

Sep 22 2014

The Replacements: The Greatest Band That Never Was | Rolling Stone

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For years, Westerberg seemed set against a reunion, as a point of pride. But in 2012, Slim Dunlap, who played guitar in the Replacements from 1987 to 1991, suffered a severe stroke. Dunlap had been essential in stabilizing the band after the split with Bob Stinson, and is a beloved figure in the Minnesota music

Sep 20 2014

Concert Review: The Replacements, West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, Queens, 9-19-14 | Caryn Rose’s jukeboxgraduate.com

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I had no idea what Paul was going to do when he suddenly lowered the microphone and got down on his knees (thus totally reinforcing the renegade elf classification from earlier) and it was one of those moments where you’re going, “Well, it SOUNDS like ‘All Shook Down’ but I’m pretty sure I am wrong

Sep 20 2014

EDITOR’s NOTE: These are the ones I could find so far this morning. I’ll look again later this afternoon because I am nothing if not an obsessive completeist. Favorite Thing Takin a Ride I’m in Trouble Don’t Ask Why I’ll Be You Valentine Waitress in the Sky Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out / Third Stone

Sep 20 2014

The Replacements Play at Forest Hills Stadium – NYTimes.com

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Mr. Westerberg, 54, still has the slender build, flashy wardrobe and insouciant intensity of a rocker. Mr. Stinson, who has also been touring in Guns N’ Roses, was his comic relief, regaling the audience with a tale of falling on his face the morning of the concert. The band kicked up a solid ruckus, just

Sep 15 2014

Missed Midway? Videos of The Replacements Homecoming in Setlist Order

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Replacements’ Day Proclamation Favorite Thing Takin a Ride (You have to watch on YouTube embedding was disabled) I’m in Trouble Don’t Ask Why I’ll Be You Valentine Waitress in the Sky Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out / Third Stone From the Sun (The Jimi Hendrix Experience cover) Take Me Down to the Hospital I Want