Peter Wolf Interviews Paul Westerberg (!)

Today is the release date for Wild Stab, which was already going to make this a banner day. And then here comes this completely unexpected interview on Vanyaland interview, way out of left field. Peter Wolf interviewed Paul at a hotel in Cambridge yesterday.  I can’t remember the last time Paul did an hour-long filmed interview. In detailing each track over the course of the hour-long conversation, Wolf describes the … Read more →

The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA | April 27, 2015

The Replacements headlined the first night of Converse Rubber Tracks Live Boston, a free five-night event sponsored by Converse. Tickets were given away by Converse via a lottery last week and then the band itself gave away more tickets to their fans directly over the weekend. The opening act was a local band, The Young Leaves; Dinosaur Jr. was on next and then…the Mats. Photo by Tim Bugbee for DigBoston … Read more →

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 →