The Replacements Come Alive!

Big thanks to Connor Dinnison for sharing his article on Dead Man’s Pop on this site – enjoy! The Replacements Come Alive! A behind-the-scenes peek at Dead Man’s Pop, a 4CD/1LP boxed set of expanded/remixed Don’t Tell a Soul era material by the Replacements, with co-producer Bob Mehr and mixing maestro Matt Wallace. Dead Man’s Pop is out Friday, September 27 via Rhino Entertainment. In a 1989 video interview with … Read more →

Preview Dead Man’s Pop + Contest

Have a first listen to a few songs before the Sept. 27 release date. Listen: The Replacements, ‘Talent Show’ (Matt Wallace Mix) — off ‘Dead Man’s Pop’ box set – Slicing Up Eyeballs Achin’ To Be (Bearsville version) Alex Chilton (Live at University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, 6/2/1989) – Dangerous Minds Enter for a chance to win The Replacements exclusive merch bundle + copy of the Dead Man’s Pop 4CD/1LP Boxed … Read more →

Dead Man’s Pop

Bob Mehr’s Facebook July 19 post about the release of “Dead Man’s Pop” (yes, I know I’m behind the times): A bit of “personal news” as they say. This morning The Replacements and Rhino announced the release DEAD MAN’S POP, the first ever ‘Mats box set. I was lucky enough to have produced the project (along with the estimable and ever diligent Jason Jones of Rhino) and wrote the liner … Read more →

Happy 25th Anniversary, “14 Songs”

15 Songs promo

Happy 25th Anniversary + 1 day to “14 Songs”, released June 15, 1993. Hop into The wayback Machine for this interview from June 1993 bu Robert Hilburn for the LA Times. POP MUSIC: An Untroubled Troubadour Songwriter Paul Westerberg returns with ’14 Songs’ about insecurities and desires–after battling his own June 06, 1993| Robert Hilburn Q: Why did you feel freer writing songs for a solo album than for the … Read more →

Live At Maxwell’s: Reviews + Swag

If you are coveting the awesome promo goodies for Live At Maxwell’s here’s your very own paper dolls. Da Capo Press, publishers of “Trouble Boys” by Bob Mehr, is giving away THREE prize packs! Big giveaway for fans of The Replacements! Follow us @dacapomusicbooks and tag a friend below in order to enter to win everything you see here! We’ll pick 3 winners, drawing will close on Friday 10/13. We … Read more →