Tag Archives: Paul Westerberg

Video Roundup: Happy Father’s Day

Forget ties or golf clubs -- for a KEXP Dad, we’re celebrating Father’s Day with a video roundup, featuring everything from folk to electronic. Music is one of the first ways we bond with our fathers: from listening to records together, having the radio on in the car on the way to school, or maybeRead more...

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Music News: Songs for Slim to Benefit Slim Dunlap

The Replacements were one of the most original and influential rock bands of the 1980s. Their hard-drinking ways made them infamous to many clubs in the Twin Cities and around the country -- including the time when they got themselves famously banned from Saturday Night Live after a particularly intoxicated performance -- but it, sadly,Read more...

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Thursday Music News

In probably the most unexpected news of the month (year?), The Replacements are back. Singer/guitarist Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson recently reunited to record a 10″ EP of covers under the seminal Minneapolis band’s name that will be auctioned off to benefit former guitarist Slim Dunlap, who suffered a stroke earlier this year. FoundingRead more...

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Monday Music News

Following her arrest for hash possession last Thursday, Fiona Apple made her first statement on the arrest during a show in Houston the following night. Apple noted that while “most of [the people involved in her arrest] were very nice to me”, Apple claimed that four related persons partook in “inappropriate and probably illegal” behavior.Read more...

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R.I.P. Davy Jones of The Monkees

You’ve probably heard the sad news by now that 60′s teen heartthrob Davy Jones, leader of The Monkees, died today at age 66. Although the band was formed as what we’d consider today as a marketing ploy, a sort of Americanized Beatles, their appeal grew astronomically, and young girls and boys all around the countryRead more...

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