Tag: The Replacements


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 73

It’s week number two of the letter R, as we continue to look at the bottom three-fifths of the Billboard Hot 100 chart during the...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Big Star, “Keep an Eye on the Sky”

Ken Shane reviews a release that will have power-pop lovers drowning in ecstasy for the rest of the year: the new Big Star box set from...


Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: “Hey, Hey, Julie!” … A Mixtape

Two years ago, when I was working on this column’s debut, I wrote about Bruce Springsteen’s “Book of Dreams” and...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: NRBQ, 11/3/84

In a 2004 interview with music writer Casey Fundaro (a.k.a. “David Fufkin”), former Marah singer-guitarist Serge Bielanko said,...


Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: The Gaslight Anthem, “The ’59 Sound”

Certain albums deserve to be heard outside the confines of small headphone speakers and cranked through the stereos of traveling cars...



Steve Foley, Elvis Presley, and America

This past weekend, drummer Steve Foley passed away at the age of 49. Foley, of course, is best known for replacing Chris Mars in the...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Frickin’ Awesome Drummers”

A guest DJ in the house! It’s none other than Popdose’s very own Scott Malchus, who is here to mix it up with six...


Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to the Replacements

“The radio, that was my big influence … Bands that were faceless, that didn’t really have anything other than what you...