The Daily Republic
Our Music Year No. 345: The Replacements, 'Let it Be'
There are some records whose reputation precedes them in such a large way that there's doubt the real thing could ever live up to the hype.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Howler announce plans for second album
Howler have announced plans for an imminent second album via their Facebook page today , telling fans that the record will be "coming out soon".
The Replacements launch... web store and expanded website
The local 'Mats fans had a lot of theories Friday when the mostly dormant Replacements Twitter account lit up.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
The Replacements: Waxed Up Hair & Painted Shoes
Is it telling there's no mention of the Replacements in Nirvana: The Complete Illustrated History , but Nirvana makes a couple of cameos in The Replacements: Waxed Up Hair & Painted Shoes ? The latter quotes a veteran of both Seattle and Minneapolis, Amphetamine Reptile founder Tom Hazelmyer, saying, "They've all got hair down to their shoulders, ... (more)
The Replacements: 2013 in review
For fans of the Replacements, 2013 provided one memorable moment after another from a band that no one was sure they would hear from ever again.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
A tribute to the Replacements at First Avenue, 11/29/13
A tribute to the Replacements plus a performance of Hootenanny with Mad Ripple Hoot for Slim, Martin Devaney, Stereo Confessions, Fury Things, The Blackberry Brandy Boys, Ol' Yeller, the Crash and Burns, The Melismatics and more First Avenue and 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis Friday, November 29, 2013 In a year that's brought three reunion shows and ... (more)
Sun Dec 01, 2013
ListenUp: Record Store Day: Our look at the special releases and...
Forming in the final year of the '70s in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Replacements ushered in the '80s with their critically-acclaimed American indie rock sound.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
'The Replacements' advances to playoffs in our football films poll
During a pro football strike, owners hired substitute players. They might not have been the best players, but apparently the actors were good enough for the 2000 film "The Replacements" to handily defeat four others in Week 12 of our football films poll.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
5 Live Music Musts: November 28, 2013
Starting tonight and continuing tomorrow, celebrate the holiday weekend at Fete with a Record Release event featuring The Silks .
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Your guide to Record Store Day's Black Friday haps in Music City
For some, the day after Thanksgiving is when we see just how much leftover stuffing we can consume.
The best Twin Cities concerts: 11/27-12/3
This week not only marks Thanksgiving but also the beginning of December. Wednesday, Retribution Gospel Choir play the Amsterdam while the Ike Reilly Assassination take over the First Avenue Mainroom.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Replacements tribute show set for Friday at First Avenue
It has been a huge year for the reunited Minneapolis legends the Replacements . They have yet to announce a Twin Cities performance, but First Avenue is giving fans a chance to celebrate the band during its annual Replacements tribute show Friday.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
KISS leads fan vote among 2014 Rock Hall of Fame nominees
More than 1 million music fans have cast their votes on the Rock Hall 's website for the five artists that should be inducted in the Class of 2014.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
"Songs for Slim" Is an All-Star Benefit for the Replacements' Ailing Guitarist. It's Good, Too.
This dandy two-CD set is subtitled Rockin Here Tonight: A Benefit Compilation for Slim Dunlap , which says it all.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
MUSIC This week's must-see concerts & shows
This week's pick for up-and-coming bands to catch is The Delco Pacers, who celebrate the release of their new record Stereo Streets with a headlining show at Milkboy Philly.
Black Lips with Tweens and JP5 at Exit/In, Thurston Moore with Leslie ...
"Thanks for coming out on the Lord's day," Black Lips guitarist and recent Nashville transplant Ian St. P jokingly told 150 or so heathens midway through his band's set at Exit/In Sunday night.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Sound Unseen 2013 has the Twin Cities covered
The first question that people have asked me about this year's 14th annual Sound Unseen music/film/art festival, starting is: Why the move to St. Paul? My answer is easy: I grew up in St. Paul and I have been wanting to see a film festival there.
Jim Walsh on his new Replacements coffee table book
To say that Minneapolis writer and musician Jim Walsh has a special connection with the Replacements is a massive understatement.