MN Speak offers up some videos chronicling 30 years of Minnesota rock including two pieces by the ‘Mats.
Things I Just Cant Come To Terms With: Tommy Stinson Edition: “Tommy’s been part of the non record releasing G&R lineup since 1998. If he makes it past 2010 Tommy will have spent more time in Guns and Roses than in the Replacements.” (Gah! I wonder how that’s gonna make those Tommy lovers feel.)
This one gets a mention only because I really, really love The Weakerthans, and this guy compares The Weakerthans to both The Dead Milkmen and The Replacements, and, well, it’s an apt description.
A Toast to Paul Westerberg, wherein Westernerds are compared to Dylan fans.
On “Sixteen Blue”: “the lyrics were nothing complicated but they seemed so confessional and seemed to strike on something that reached beyond one person’s experience that i believed every word.”
There is no next Bob Dylan, compares Paul Westerberg to Bob Dylan. Kind of.