The Replacements' 'Tim: Let it Bleed Edition' ft. loving remaster, unreleased tracks & contributions of producer Ed Stasium out today
Released in the fall of 1985, The Replacements’ major label debut, Tim peaked at #192 on the Billboard charts, selling just 75,000 copies. Over time, however, the record would find a mass audience among successive generations thanks to the enduring appeal of anthems like “Bastards of Young” and “Left of the Dial” and ballads like “Swingin Party” and “Here Comes a Regular.”
You can needle-drop at any juncture of the Minneapolis native's four-decade-plus career and find a moment of great significance. Tommy Stinson was a founding and lifetime member of The Replacements. He was a key second-generation ingredient in Guns N' Roses and served a seven-year tenure with Soul Asylum.
Over the course of her decades-spanning, accomplished discography, singer/songwriter/producer Cat Power AKA Chan Marshall has consistently contributed a musical conversation that spans genres and generations, and her new album Covers out now on Domino is no exception. The album has been met with widespread praise from The New Yorker, MOJO, Pitchfork, Vulture, FADER, NYLON, Rolling Stone and more, all highlighting her unmatched art of song interpretation, as well as echo
All I heard on the streets of Seattle this summer was how great the Bumbershoot lineup looked and that this was one of the best years in recent memory. While 2014 marked only my second year at the music and arts festival that takes over Seattle Center on Labor Day weekend, when I compared this year’s lineup to last year’s impressive collection of artists, I couldn’t help but shake my head sadly.