Hüsker Dü: Do You Remember?

Do You Remember podcast
This documentary podcast explores Hüsker Dü’s formative years and legacy through rare exclusive interviews with the band, as well as those who were around in the beginning and notable artists who’ve drawn inspiration from the band. We’ll 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’s Music News: Bob Mould announces new album, dismisses Hüsker Dü reunion rumors

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Bob Mould has announced a new album: Patch the Sky will be released March 25. Mould says it will be the “darkest” yet “catchiest” of his recent albums. He’s also responded to Hüsker Dü reunion rumors that have circulated since the band launched an official merchandise site. “No reunion,” said Mould. “I never want to take advantage of…

Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Bob Mould

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Little Richard made his first recordings for RCA; Sam Cooke's greatest hit was released; Grace Slick joined the Jefferson Airplane; CCR called it quits; the legendary CBGB closed its doors; and Bob Mould was born in Malone, N.Y., 55 years ago Today in Music History.

Today’s Music News: Hüsker Dü have an official website, for the first time ever

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Twin Cities rock legends Hüsker Dü have their first-ever official website. The site is just a merchandise mart—but still, notes the Star Tribune’s Chris Riemenschneider, “marks the first thaw in a glacial ice pack that formed in early 1988, when the influential Minneapolis punk trio broke up.” The band’s bassist Greg Norton tells Reimenschneider that “there’s ongoing communication…

Interview: Bob Mould

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Ahead of two nights of shows at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Bob Mould stopped by The Current's studio for a live on-air chat with Jim McGuinn. "Coming back to the Twin Cities is always a great experience for me, this is my music home," Mould says, "so the expectations are always pretty high." Listen to the complete interview.

Behind First Avenue’s Stars: Hüsker Dü

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2015 marks First Avenue’s 45th year of hosting stellar shows in the heart of Minneapolis. We are on a mission to tell the stories of performers whose names decorate the venue’s iconic Wall of Fame. Past features include Babes in Toyland, Har Mar Superstar, and OutKast. In the spirit of milestones, next up are Minnesota natives […]

Episode #54: Jen Kirkman with Bob Mould

On this week’s show, comedian, author and actor Jen Kirkman tells us what it’s like to make an episode of Drunk History, punk rock godfather Bob Mould performs tracks from his latest album, and we hear why dead author Franz Kafka is so upset with Pharrell Williams about the song, “Happy.”

Watch Ryan Adams join Bob Mould onstage in New York

“This is our first gig, so hold on—we’re just learning how to do this.” Last night at Bob Mould’s Bowery Ballroom show in New York, Ryan Adams came onstage to join Mould for an encore filled with Hüsker Dü songs. According to jambands.com, the songs included “I Apologize,” “Celebrated Summer,” “Something I Learned Today,” and “New […]

Ryan Adams’s new videos feature Bob Mould, dead parakeets, and zombies

In preparation for the release of his self-titled album tomorrow, Ryan Adams unleashed a promotional video in which he and Bob Mould appear in a studio trying to record music insightful enough to kill a parakeet. We are cautioned that the 14th album from the former Whiskeytown frontman is “not for the birds.” A second video, […]

Friday Five: Bob Mould, Mastermind, Preston Gunderson and more new MN music videos

Happy Friday! As the work week winds down, give yourself a break from whatever it is you’re pretending to be doing right now to check out the latest videos from the Minnesota music scene. This week’s batch includes surprise cameos, a poignant new politically charged track from Mastermind, and a throwback video from a beloved […]

Jon Wurster talks about drumming for Bob Mould and visiting the Minnesota State Fair

Jon Wurster is like the indie-punk version of Max Fischer’s eccentric character from the movie Rushmore. He has many bands and projects but, unlike Max, his ventures actually are good and work out well. When Bill Murray’s character asked Max Fischer what his secret was, Max replied, “The secret? I don’t know. I guess you’ve just […]