Hüsker Dü: Do You Remember?

Do You Remember podcast
Do You Remember? is a five-part documentary podcast exploring Hüsker Dü’s formative years and legacy through rare exclusive interviews with the band, as well as those who were around in the beginning. We also dive into recordings from Numero Group's new remastered box set of the band’s early releases, demos and live recordings.

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Today in Music History: Remembering Grant Hart on his birthday

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Frank Sinatra made his first recording; the Bee Gees had a had in the top three singles in the U.S. singles charts; the Ramones got inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; the Clash released their very first single; and Husker Du; drummer Grant Hart was born, Today in Music History.

Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Greg Norton

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Greg Norton was born; The Recording Industry Association of America introduced a sales-award system using names of precious metals; the Beatles had their seventh No. 1 hit; a coffeehouse chain launched a music label; Tammy Wynette and George Jones called it quits; and The Sex Pistols stood up the Rock Hall, Today in Music History.

Local legacies: Brian Oake and Martin Devaney talk about the Replacements and Hüsker Dü

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Hüsker Dü. The Replacements. Two seminal names in Minnesota rock, two bands that exploded out of the Twin Cities alternative scene in the ‘80s and changed the course of popular music. There, the similarities end. Or do they? I invited Replacements superfan Martin Devaney, a local singer-songwriter, to sit down with Hüsker Dü superfan Brian…

Replacements vs. Hüsker Dü: Four decades on, which local band looms larger?

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Two of the most influential rock bands in Minnesota history just happened to hit the scene at the same time. Hüsker Dü exploded out of the Macalester College campus, while the Replacements crawled up from South Minneapolis. Formed in 1979, both groups became legends with international cult followings. Lots of people were fans of both,…

Bob Mould announces new music, tour and album ‘Sunshine Rock’

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Bob Mould has just released his new single “Sunshine Rock” with the announcement of his upcoming album and tour. The album, also called Sunshine Rock, will be released on Feb. 8 with an international tour starting shortly after on the 14th. Sunshine Rock is the first album Mould has released since Patch the Sky in 2016.…

Watch Greg Norton join the Posies for Hüsker Dü covers at the Turf Club

Tuesday night at the Turf Club, Hüsker Dü bassist Greg Norton joined the evening’s headliners, the Posies, on stage for a handful of Hüsker Dü numbers. After the legendary St. Paul rock band broke up in 1987, Norton left the music industry for a couple of decades, but has returned to music in recent years…

Yanomamos, trio featuring Grant Hart on drums, issue second release after 29-year gap

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The release of Comes Alive! breaks a 29-year hiatus by the eccentric trio Yanomamos, consisting of bassist Miss Jane Mansfield, Tim Piotrowski on vocals and guitar, and Grant Hart on drums. Their debut, Quizas (pronounced “Kiss-Ass”), was Grant Hart’s first project after Husker Dü’s initial split in 1987, seeing a vinyl release in 1988. It was around this…