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Fall has fallen, as they say. As a result this month’s mix of ten tracks delivered right on time for September’s grand finale has all the classic ingredients of a prosperous autumn: rap, punk, post-punk, R&B, and a Paul Westerberg song. They appear here generally in that order, diligently sequenced to include Weekend Money +… More »

Rock and roll is a business largely founded on a kind of voyeuristic cannibalism: Take the most vulnerable, volatile performers you can find, place them in the most intense circumstances imaginable, and watch what happens next. A lot of times what happens next is grim, sometimes lethal. By rock and roll’s demented logic, that can… More »

As is the case with any impassioned faith-based group, opinion amongst ardent Replacements fans regarding what constitutes their best work is vocal and fractious. Many contend that the ‘Mats never improved upon their seminal 1984 indie swan song Let It Be, while others believe that despite slipshod production and faintly ridiculous artwork, Paul Westerberg never… More »

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The I Don’t Cares – “King Of America”

The I Don't Cares comprises none other than the Replacements' Paul Westerberg and Juliana Hatfield, and we heard their debut single "1/22 2P" back in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 25, 2015 - 11:23 am

The I Don’t Cares (Paul Westerberg & Juliana Hatfield) – “1/2 2 P”

Juliana Hatfield dedicated an entire chapter of her 2008 book When I Grow up: A Memoir to Paul Westerberg, and in interviews, she frequently talks…
Peter Helman | October 31, 2015 - 6:51 pm

Paul Westerberg Spelling Out Message Via T-Shirts As Replacements Wrap Up Reunion

During the Replacements' reunion tour over the past two months, Paul Westerberg has worn a white t-shirt every night with a letter spray painted onto…
James Rettig | May 31, 2015 - 4:02 pm

Replacements Reunion Lineup Revealed

The Replacements will play a few reunion shows starting next weekend, and now we finally know what the line-up will look like. In addition to…
Liz Pelly | August 17, 2013 - 12:10 pm

The Replacements Reunite For New EP

It's only Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson, but the legendary Minneapolis punks the Replacements are back together and about to release some new music. The…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2012 - 5:48 pm

Paul Westerberg – “My Road Now”

Totally coincidentally, the same day we publish our massive feature on the discography of the Replacements, none other than Paul Westerberg himself drops a new…
Michael Nelson | September 21, 2012 - 2:39 pm

Singles Soundtrack Turns 20

Singles was the second movie written and directed by Cameron Crowe. It's an amiable rom-com starring Campbell Scott and Kyra Sedgwick, and some say a…
Michael Nelson | June 28, 2012 - 11:38 am

Paul Westerberg Is Mr. F

As TwentyFourBit reports, the occasionally prolific Mr. W is releasing a two-song 7″ (and bonus digital download) as Mr. F. The vinyl tracks are called…
brandon | November 1, 2010 - 10:28 am

Paul Westerberg Offers More Oddly Priced Downloadable Music

We told you Paul Westerberg’s 44-minute 49:00 was available at for 49 centswas because looks like you can’t buy it anymore. If you…
brandon | August 29, 2008 - 1:01 pm

Paul Westerberg’s 49:00 Costs 49 Cents

It's only 44 minutes long, though, so something doesn't add up with that title. Paul's manager tells Billboard only would agree to to the…
Scott Lapatine | July 21, 2008 - 4:38 pm

New Paul Westerberg – “Everyone’s Stupid” & “Make The Best Of Me”

Last weekend in Minneapolis, irreplaceable ex-Replacements frontman and MN native Paul Westerberg did an interview/performance for 500 lucky fans at First Avenue for the Rock…
Stereogum | October 1, 2007 - 5:04 pm