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The Replacements Unearth Previously Unreleased Demo of ‘I.O.U.’

"I.O.U.," the track that kicks off the original version of the Replacements' seminal Pleased to Meet Me album, dropped today in its original demo form.
Katherine Turman / August 28, 2020

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The Replacements Refresh Old Footage For New ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ Video

As the release date of their Pleased to Meet Me deluxe edition set looms closer, the Replacements are continuing to get fans excited by sharing never before…
Katrina Nattress / September 19, 2020

The Replacements Share ‘I Don’t Know’ Demo

The Replacements have an extensive box set chronicling the Pleased to Meet Me era that arrives in October. Ahead of its release, fans can hear a newly shared…
Daniel Kohn / August 7, 2020

The Replacements Announce Pleased to Meet Me Box Set

The Replacements' fifth album, Pleased to Meet Me, is getting a pretty big reissue, which follows the alt-rock pioneers' Don't Tell A Soul box set (which was titled Dead…
SPIN Staff / July 16, 2020

30 Great Albums From 1990 That Deserve Their Own 30th Anniversary Pieces

Every decade takes a couple of years to feel like itself, but the 1990s, in particular, had a soft launch. While 1991 would bring a…
Al Shipley / June 12, 2020

Brother Against Brother (or Sister): Music’s Top 10 Sibling Band Breakups

Brothers and sisters often have complicated love/hate relationships, and adding music and fame to the situation only makes things more intense. Some siblings have made…
Al Shipley / April 10, 2020

The 35 Greatest Rock and Roll TV Moments Before the ’90s

From the Beatles to Iggy Pop, here are rock and roll's best television moments of all-time.
SPIN Staff / October 12, 2019

Meat Puppets: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. My friend, a long-haired New York University student into SST bands, tells…
Sue Cummings / August 4, 2019

The Replacements Prep Don’t Tell A Soul Box Set

Back in 2017, the Replacements released For Sale: Live At Maxwell’s 1986, a recording of one of their final shows before the departure of original…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / July 18, 2019

The Replacements: Our 1987 Feature, Growing Up In Public

This article originally appeared in the June 1987 issue of SPIN. June, 1986. The Replacements are roaring through one of their patented skittish…
Jim Walsh / July 7, 2019

Check Out This Fascinating Document of Early Indie Rock Bands Covering Each Other

The Pixies covering the Jesus and Mary Chain. Yo La Tengo covering Beat Happening. Sonic Youth covering Mudhoney. Mudhoney covering Sonic Youth. If you are a…
Andy Cush / April 2, 2019

Watch Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst Cover The Replacements at Better Oblivion Community Center Performance

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst's new collaborative project Better Oblivion Community Center released their surprise debut album back in January. Following its release, the band…
Rob Arcand / March 10, 2019

Watch Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Cover The Replacements With Steven Van Zandt, Tommy Stinson, Others

On New Years Eve, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong took over the New York club Berlin, playing with a sort of glam-punk all-star squad…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / January 2, 2018

The Replacements Biography Trouble Boys Has Inspired an Insane Line of Japanese Streetwear

Last year, the rock writer Bob Mehr published Trouble Boys, an acclaimed biography of midwestern punk legends the Replacements. Sometime since then, the Japanese designer Takahiro Miyashita came…
Andy Cush / September 5, 2017

Revisit Glen Campbell’s Poignant Covers of the Replacements, Foo Fighters, Green Day, and the Velvet Underground

Late country music legend Glen Campbell made his name largely as a master interpreter, spinning songs by Allen Toussaint and his longtime collaborator Jimmy Webb…
Andy Cush / August 9, 2017
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