Tag Archives: Replacements

Hey Marah Fans – Here’s Some Good News

Remember Marah? Those “kids from Philly” made a big splash in the No Depression scene of the late ’90. The band fits somewhere on the spectrum between the Replacements and the Hold Steady but with some twangy touches of banjos … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Replacements – New Tour This Spring!

Over the past few years, the Replacements have been playing shows – a benefit here, a festival there. A TV appearance. A hometown show. Sporadic concerts that garnered glowing reviews. Well, the ‘Mats are making it official by announcing today … Continue reading

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Top Picks From 2014 So Far: Loveless, Greyhounds, Arc Iris, The Sea The Sea and more

I have been meaning to share some thoughts on a bunch of music that have impressed me so far this year. So without further ado… Lydia Loveless – Somewhere Else (Bloodshot) Loveless is a torch & twang firecracker and her … Continue reading

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The ‘Mats’ Movie And Other Cool Music Documentaries

The Replacements were, and probably always will be, one of those important bands in my musical pantheon. And I am not the only one. Earlier this week, I wrote about the just released Treatment Bound, a ukulele tribute to Replacements … Continue reading

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Flattery For the Replacements and Nick Lowe

The oft-quote phrase goes: imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So flattery is in high season this week with two of my favorite acts: the Replacements and Nick Lowe. Tuesday was the release day for Treatment Bound: A Ukulele … Continue reading

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