Tommy Stinson Interview: Star-Tribune

Tommy is busy touring, recording and producing (check out his Facebook page or web site for all the details). In this interview with Chris Riemenschneider for the Star-Tribune, he talks about his current solo work, GnR and – of course – the Mats: Tommy Stinson: Replacements run was ‘special,’ but it’s time to move on Since he’s more interested in talking about his new band coming to the Turf Club on Saturday, … Read more →

Boston Groupie News: David Minehan Interview

Boston Groupie News posted a wide-ranging interview with David Minehan, including his work with Paul (solo) and with The Replacements. David has had a long and fascinating career (so far, it’s still going!) and it’s a great read, even without the PW-related stuff. That said….let’s get to some of the PW-related stuff 🙂 On the “final show” in Portugal: David: Right, that last thing in Portugal, you know four weeks … Read more →

Tuesday Aug. 11: Twin/Tone Vinyl Releases

replacements vinyl box set

If you’re in the Twin Cities area, you’re invited to celebrate the release of The Twin/Tone Years  – a limited-edition vinyl box set of the first four records – with a listening party at The Electric Fetus. The Replacements Twin\Tone Years LP Box Set Listening Party The details from their site: Tuesday, August 11th – 6:00 p.m. It’s a very special Vinyl Happy Hour! Rhino Records, 89.3 The Current and The … Read more →

“We Work Weekends”

A couple of interesting – and potentially promising! − Instagrams from Juliana Hatfield yesterday. We work weekends. A photo posted by @julianahatfield on Jul 11, 2015 at 5:47pm PDT of course we are A photo posted by @julianahatfield on Jul 11, 2015 at 10:33pm PDT I wonder if  we’ll eventually get to hear what they are working on! … Read more →

#TBT: The Replacements Auto-Discography with The Bob

Today in “Stuff From the Vault”, here’s an excerpt of a PW interview with the magazine “The Bob” from June 1990, where Paul discussed his impressions of each Replacements album. The Bob: “Would you mind doing an auto discography and talk about each one of the LPs?” Paul: “Of our stuff?” The Bob: “Yeah.” Paul: “Don’t listen to it.” The Bob: “You can either start from the earliest one or … Read more →