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 →

Primavera Sound, Porto, Portugal | June 5, 2015

replacements porto

As covered in this post, the reports from the show focused on Paul’s comment about this being the last time they were ever going to play together (or something to that effect). If this was the last show ever for this incarnation of the Mats, they went out with a darn good set list. (Any set list that includes “Nowhere Is My Home” gets a thumb’s up from me). Set … Read more →

London Show Poster

This poster for the London shows – designed by Greg Franklin –  didn’t end up getting made but you can at least enjoy the digital version. From the sounds of it, The Replacements played their final show tonight in Spain. Bummed to hear it, but glad I got the chance to see them in Seattle a couple months ago when they started essentially their final tour. I was asked to design a … Read more →

Primavera Sound, Portugal – Replacements Over?

All news about the actual set played last night has been completely overshadowed by a story initially posted by Pitchfork and then picked up by many other outlets: Paul Westerberg Says The Replacements Just Played Their Final Show During the band’s performance at Primavera Porto today, The Replacements’ Paul Westerberg announced that this would be the last time that the band plays together. After saying that the band stayed at the … Read more →