Color Me Obsessed
is a new documentary about legendary Minneapolis rock band The Replacements
. It features over 140 interviews with rockers, journalists and fans (including Colin Meloy, Craig Finn, Tommy Ramone and Robert Christgau) but not one note of the Mats music. Director Gorman Bechard has been documenting the making of the film on his blog
and screening it in select cities.
posted by Lovecraft In Brooklyn
on Apr 16, 2011 -
' is a 43-minute-long album in the form of one long recorded track that claims to be six minutes longer, and insists in its subtitle on grabbing exactly that portion of your time/life
." To commemorate his upcoming 49th birthday, ex-Replacement Paul Westerberg
released his first digital album on 'June 49th.' He's worked out an exclusive arrangement with Amazon, selling it at a price that's all shook down: $0.49
posted by scarylarry
on Aug 1, 2008 -
Before they were nobodies.
There are a few bands who never quite made it huge but influenced everyone who ever saw or heard them (the Velvet Underground, Capt Beefheart, Sonic Youth).
The best were The Replacements
. And recently from their defunct website comes a complete early show of theirs, broken up in bite sized chunks, via quicktime. (more inside)
posted by tsarfan
on Jan 17, 2005 -