Tag Archives: The Replacements

Tuesday Music News

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, founding members Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson reveal a new album from The Replacements is a strong possibility. The article notes, Westerberg “has plenty of songs in the hopper,” including the aptly-titled track “Are You in It for the Money?” and one titled “Dead Guitar Player” that WesterbergRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The nominees have been announced for the prestigious Barclaycard Mercury Prize, where a panel of UK music critics and industry figures declare the “Best Album of the Year.” This year’s nominees include:FKA twigs – LP1 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots Young Fathers – Dead East India Youth – Total Strife Forever Bombay Bicycle Club –Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 9/8

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, September 8th: Late Show with David Letterman: Spoon Conan: Alt-J Last Call with Carson Daly:Read more…

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Monday Music News

Time heals all wounds: NBC is lifting a 30-year ban on The Replacements, allowing them to play The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon tomorrow night, Tuesday, September 9th. The band got banished from 30 Rockefeller Plaza in 1987 after a particularly rambunctious performance on Saturday Night Live, which you can watch below: [Spin]

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Live at Bumbershoot 2014, Day Two: The Replacements, Mission of Burma, The Dismemberment Plan, and The Head and the Heart

The Replacements – 6:15 p.m. Twelve months ago, you could probably count the number of people who thought the Replacements would ever play another gig on two hands. Paul Westerberg hadn’t played live in nearly a decade and Tommy Stinson had been a regularly touring member of Guns N’ Roses for even longer. But, startingRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Bumbershoot 2014

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s time for Bumbershoot, Seattle’s premiere music and arts festival. The fest is set to take over Seattle Center for three daysRead more…

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Bumbershoot Announces Music Lineup for 2014

Thursday, on the Afternoon Show, we revealed the exciting news that The Replacements will perform the Mainstage at Memorial Stadium during Bumbershoot this year. Now, just announced is the rest of the music lineup for the Seattle festival. There are too many KEXP favorites to list, but we’re definitely excited for The Head and TheRead more…

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More Monday Music News

KEXP just wrapped up our annual Iceland Airwaves Music Festival broadcast this past weekend, including an off-air session with Múm. And today, the band have premiered a remix from none other than fellow Icelander, Jónsi of Sigur Rós! Check it out below, and check out all our Iceland Airwaves coverage on the KEXP Blog here.Read more…

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Monday Music News

Dr.Dog has a charming lyric video for “Broken Heart” from their upcoming album B Room. Composed of vintage footage of an amusement park, the happiness of the park seems bittersweet contrasted with the tracks title – which is fitting considering the song feels upbeat, but the lyrics tell a different story. [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

Following in the wake of their reunion-EP-of-sorts Songs for Slim, which benefited guitarist Slim Dunlap’s recovery from a stroke, The Replacements have announced they will be performing together again as The Replacements for the first time since 1991’s infamous “It Ain’t Over ‘Til The Fat Roadie Plays” show. The band will perform at Riot FestRead more…

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