Tommy Stinson

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Six Things You Should Know About the Replacements

    If you are like me, your Internet exploded when word hit that the Replacements was reuniting to play three festivals. Everyone was talking about it. Some shed tears of joy while others likened the band's reformation to a remaking of Predator 2. In any case, here are a few things you should know abou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    The Six Coolest Members of Otherwise Uncool Bands

    Bands are collections of people. In any such group, some people will be cooler than others. Even in an uncool rock band, there will be cool people. Here are the six coolest members of uncool bands. Cool? Cool. See also: -The Six Best Sloppy Drummers -The Six Best Songs About Murdering A Significant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Interview MP3s Video: The Boorays

    ​On Saturday night at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, '90s pop band the Boorays is playing a show to commemorate its twentieth anniversary. A good history of the band can be found here, although Roy Kasten neatly summed up the band in this week's paper like this: Like few bands from the early '90 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008
  • Music

    December 26, 2007

    The Spirit of St. Louis

    Two of the Lou's famous rockers fill us in on their favorites of 2007 — and what the next year holds.

  • Music

    October 29, 2003

    Paul Westerberg

    Come Feel Me Tremble (Vagrant)

  • Culture

    April 16, 2003

    The Gulf Between

    When these soldiers became writers, the pen becomes very mighty indeed

  • Music

    January 1, 2003

    Off the Rails

    The Guns N' Roses tour collapses, and Axl folds. Is anyone really surprised?

  • Music

    May 22, 2002

    Off the 'Mats

    No, the Replacements aren't getting back together -- yet