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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See below for all Hüsker Dü, Grant Hart, Bob Mould and Greg Norton stories from The Current.

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…

The story of Husker Du’s beginnings, as told by Grant Hart

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Approximately 53 minutes after a solar eclipse darkened the skies of St. Paul and beckoned the entire city outside to gaze upward in awe, Grant Hart wandered into my cubicle and stood quietly behind me, smiling politely and nodding his head hello. His hands were tucked into the pockets of a dark navy suit coat,…

Steve Hengstler: the photographer who covered the rise of Husker Du

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On Friday, Nov. 10, Numero Group releases its box set, 'Savage Young Du,' documenting in words, photos and of course, music, the rise of iconic punk band Husker Du. Playing a major role in telling the story are many photos by the late Steve Hengstler, a Fridley, Minn., native and Macalester College alumnus who had a vision -- in more ways than one -- to document the rise of the most heralded trio of the American punk underground.

Hüsker Dü, the Replacements warn against bootleg merchandise

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As holiday shoppers look for gifts related to their favorite bands, two Minnesota greats are cautioning against purveyors of bootleg merch. Earlier this week, Greg Norton shared a post on Facebook warning against bootleg Hüsker Dü merchandise. In his post, Norton (the band’s bassist) includes a photo advertising a t-shirt and sweatshirt with the artwork…

From the Gut: Husker Du fans share their stories

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In the run-up to the release of the Do You Remember? podcast, we asked Husker Du fans to share some of their favorite stories about the band. The stories you submitted -- alternatively colorful, personal, funny, poignant, or all of the above -- illustrate the dedication of fans who found a favorite band for life. Check out the collection of Husker Du fan stories.