Written by | June 11, 2015 13:36 | No Comments

The Replacements story is the latest in a long least of bad journalism by know nothings, a goodbye at their final show, an opinion that the Replacements won’t record some songs they’ve recorded and not a quote in the world. I guess they don’t know Paul, do they?

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Written by | October 2, 2014 0:03 | No Comments

The Replacements – Forest Hills Stadium – September 19th, 2014 – The return of the biggest alt rock band of all time becomes a gigantic singalong as 16,000 40 somethings get to hear them at the very top of their game for 90 minutes of hits. The Replacements you always dreamt of.

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Written by | September 21, 2014 0:02 | No Comments

Like everybody over a certain age who is obsessed with rock and roll, this was all about the Replacements who failed to disappoint with a career spanning 100 minute set of Mats song. Lorde was pretty damn good as well. Meanwhile, Cat Stevens forced us to pre buy his album or miss out on the presale code.

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Written by | September 14, 2014 0:04 | No Comments

Deer Tick, the Hold Steady and The Replacements Forest Hills gig on Friday may well prove to eb the rock show of the year except, I don’t much like Deer Tick and the Hold Steady’s last album was a dog and… the Replacements? Nearly all my rock critic peers worship this band and I don’t so I’m going in needing to be convinced.

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Written by | June 24, 2014 0:03 | No Comments

At Forest Hills Tennis Center on September 19th, the Replacements will be joined by the Hold Steady and Deer Tick on what might be the best night of rock and roll this year, I’ve seen the Hold Steady many times and they are terrific live, Deer Tick playing for their heroes should kill it. A must see for sure.

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Written by | June 23, 2014 0:01 | No Comments

A&E – Clean Bandit – After the success of “Rather Be”, I figured this classical plus EDM band were gonna be great but the New Eyes was a disappointed except the more you listen the less it is and the violins on this song are so great the track grows into a monster – A

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Written by | May 7, 2014 0:06 | No Comments

The Replacements placed themselves as edgy post punks who could write a melody. And that’s fine except then what? Paul and the boys got caught on the then whats and now, on the same Festival Circuit Outkasts are using they still are caught on the then whats.

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Written by | December 2, 2013 0:06 | 2 responses

I remember the 1980s as one long nightmare, never ending, never pleasant, buying the new Costello album and discovering it was Spike, being so broke I couldn’t afford a gyro before work, contemplating suicide on a daily basis and no fucking music to get excited about.

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Written by | November 14, 2013 0:06 | No Comments

Lorde sings it pretty well, she isn’t a twenty something, she doesn’t see it as a life sentence but a deadened teen cool moodiness, the swingin party here is a mood not a rope swingin

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