Replacements @ Wooly Mammoth Sound

paul westerberg harmonica

This image was posted by Josh Freese in the wee hours last night: “Westerberg on harmonica. Crackers w/hot sauce for dinner. Cigarettes for dessert.” Crackers and cigarettes, a lousy dinner. Turns out the band was at Wooly Mammoth Sound in Boston, the recording studio owned by Dave Minehan. That can’t be anything but good news! … Read more →

Replacements Reunion DVD “Likely”!

“Is the Replacements’ 2014 reunion making up for a career of meager paydays?” asks MinnPost in a story (including some quotes from Darren Hill) about the potential revenue from the reunion. How much money is the reunion raking in? Was the Replacements’ September concert at Midway Stadium the most lucrative venture the band ever engaged in? “That’s confidential,” says Hill. MinnPost estimated ticket sales alone for the Midway show grossed … Read more →

Austin City Limits | October 12, 2014

  As you can tell from the picture, ACL weekend 2 was a bit of a hootenanny. If you click on the picture, you’ll see those are genuine Hee-Haw overalls, worn sans shirt. And while reclining on a hammock. The hijinks might be a bit in response to what was reported to be a crowd that was weighted towards Pearl Jam fans who had staked out spots early (PJ followed … Read more →

Austin City Limits | October 5, 2014

Mats @ ACL

Replacements wear the decades well at ACL – Peter Blackstock, Austin360 “How young are you, how old am I?” That’s how the Replacements classic “I Will Dare” begins, and when the band played it near the end of a 19-song, hourlong set on the Samsung Galaxy stage nearing sundown on Sunday at ACL Fest, it seemed to sum up the reality of this 1980s underground-rock archetype playing a music festival … Read more →