Tag Archive: The Replacements

Ferret’s Review: Chamberlain-Raise It High

Chamberlain Raise It High 7″ Ok, so I asked Bill if I could hitch onto this project of his-Signifying Nothing– and he was game. Something about alternative perspectives and, well, it didn’t take much convincing. So, thanks Bill and hopefully you won’t regret this! As a testament to new perspectives, my first review is not quite hardcore. Rooted in hardcore, yes. The band is Chamberlain and they released a new ep in June of 2010.  Some history here: Bill taped me a bunch of Split Lip material in the mid-90’s or so and I thought they had a unique sound and vibe to them. I…
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Newz U Can Uze

A few news items: Sadly, Karl Mueller, the bassist for the band Soul Asylum, died recently. What does this have to do with hardcore you ask? Well, Karl was in the band Loud Fast Rules; who conveniently enough Something I Learned Today, one of my favorite blogs, just blogged about. Soul Asylum also came out of the same scene that gave us bands like Husker Du and The Replacements. I was very impressed by Splitting Headache’s set this weekend. Featuring ex-members of Full Speed Ahead, Tear It Up, Forward To Death, and Cut The Shit, Splitting Headache plays hardcore not…
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