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Just setting a festival in Barcelona means you don’t really have to try as hard. Who doesn’t feel like going to Spain for a festival overlooking the water? Bonnaroo is probably my favorite festival, and while Nashville is cool and the Farm is a special setting, it’s not exactly the allure of Tennessee that ha… More »

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 ca… More »

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Titus Andronicus Cover Classic Rock Hits With Craig Finn And Ted Leo In Brooklyn

This week brings the release of Titus Andronicus' outstanding new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, and to celebrate, the band did a five-night stand at…
Michael Nelson | July 29, 2015 - 10:22 am
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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
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Watch Miley Cyrus, Laura Jane Grace, & Joan Jett Cover The Replacements

Miley Cyrus recently went on record as someone who refuses to define her own sexuality: "I’m not hiding my sexuality. For me, I don’t want…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2015 - 10:25 am
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Watch The Replacements Play New Song “Whole Foods Blues”; Studio Recordings, Box Sets, Book, Movie In The Works

The Replacements reunion keeps picking up steam. Not only is the band in the midst of their first U.S. tour since 1991, they've also got…
Chris DeVille | April 24, 2015 - 12:54 pm
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Converse’s Free Rubber Tracks Live Residency Brings The Replacements, Slayer, Chance The Rapper, Passion Pit To Boston This Month

There are lots of reasons to be suspicious of corporate-sponsored music events, but if a shoe company was bringing the Replacements and Dinosaur Jr. to…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2015 - 9:30 am

Watch The Reunited Replacements Play “Seen Your Video” For The First Time In 24 Years

The Replacements reunited back in 2013, but they had largely stuck to the festival circuit. Last night, however, they kicked off their first full-fledged reunion
James Rettig | April 10, 2015 - 6:58 pm
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The Replacements Announce First U.S. Tour Since 1991

Following Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson's reunion at Riot Fest in 2013, The Replacements have been slowly and steadily creeping back onto the radar with…
Caitlin White | February 9, 2015 - 4:46 pm
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The Replacements – “Poke Me In My Cage”

The Replacements have been steadily playing together since Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson's reunion last year at Riot Fest, and the band has said that…
James Rettig | December 22, 2014 - 7:56 pm
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Hear Strand Of Oaks Cover The Replacements’ “Alex Chilton” In Philadelphia

Strand Of Oaks -- who put out one of our favorite albums of the year -- have done a lot of covers over the past…
James Rettig | December 5, 2014 - 8:41 am

The Replacements Discuss “Likely” Reunion Album With Potential Songs Like “Dead Guitar Player”

The reunited Replacements have been playing more and more concerts lately and even made their grand return to late-night TV. So of course there's bee…
Chris DeVille | September 23, 2014 - 3:08 pm

Watch The Reunited Replacements Finally Play “Unsatisfied” At Hometown Show, First Headline Set In 23 Years

Coming down off of their first NBC appearance in three decades, the Replacements played their first headlining show in their home state of Minnesota i…
James Rettig | September 15, 2014 - 9:33 am
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Watch The Replacements Play “Alex Chilton” On The Tonight Show

Just like they teased, the Replacements played live on NBC last night as the musical guests on Jimmy Fallon. It's the first time they appeared…
James Rettig | September 10, 2014 - 8:55 am
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Photos: Boston Calling

This past weekend brought the second Boston Calling Festival of 2014. This edition featured the Replacements, the National, and Lorde as the major headliners, along…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2014 - 1:30 pm
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The Replacements To Play 30 Rock For The First Time Since SNL Ban

The Replacements were banned from Saturday Night Live in 1986 after a drunken performance in which they forgot entire verses, mumbled lyrics, and cursed at…
James Rettig | September 5, 2014 - 8:26 pm
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Osheaga 2014: Lorde, The Replacements, HAIM, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, & More

More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc…
Adrien Begrand | August 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm
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Watch Tommy Stinson, Bob Mould, & Craig Finn Give A Rock Tour Of The Twin Cities

Noisey's Made In America series travels to different cities around the country to discuss the local music scene with native musicians. The newest installment, "Made…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2014 - 2:17 pm
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The Replacements Announce NYC Show With The Hold Steady

The Replacements have begun playing shows again so gradually that we wouldn't blame you if you forgot. They've hit half a dozen festivals so far,…
Miles Bowe | June 16, 2014 - 6:07 pm
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The Replacements Played Another Festival Set With Billie Joe Armstrong

Last month, during the second Coachella weekend, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong joined the reunited Replacements onstage. This past weekend, at Atlanta's Shaky Knee…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
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Bumbershoot Lineup 2014

The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 9:46 am
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