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watch 3/4ths of R.E.M. reunite w/ mems of Sleater-Kinney, Decemberists & more for Scott McCaughey benefit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Lots of R.E.M. songs were played, Colin Meloy, James Mercer and Scott himself (who’s on the road to recovery after a stroke in November).

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The Minus 5 (R.E.M, Young Fresh Fellows) touring with Alejandro Escovedo

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Alejandro Escovedo’s new album was produced by The Minus 5’s Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey. They’ll be backing him, too.

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Filthy Friends (Peter Buck, Corin Tucker) debut with anti-Trump song “Despierata”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The song will also appear on Filthy Friends’ debut album, which comes out in 2017.

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The Minus 5: Dungeon Golds

Source: Short and Sweet NYC » Music

minus 5The Minus 5
Dungeon Golds
(Yep Roc Records)

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The Minus 5 are one of the most eminently listenable, weird bands out there right now. With titles like “Zero Clowns” and “Chinese Saucer Magnolia,” it should come as no surprise that Robert Pollard has previously collaborated with the band. Like Pollard, mastermind Scott McCaughey marries often obscure metaphors with solid guitar rock to create some fun tunes.

The songs on Dungeon Golds are not new to fans of The Minus 5. They’ve all been selected from the limited edition, 5-LP box set Scott the Hoople in the Dungeon of Horror, released ...

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Step up to the plate with The Baseball Project this summer at World Cafe Live

Source: The Key (WXPN)

When The Baseball Project‘s Steve Wynn and Scott McCaughey paid a visit to the XPN studios last month, they promised they’d be back for a full band show sometime in the not too distant future. Sure enough, a full-band show … Continued

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The Baseball Project’s 3rd Album: As Much Fun As an Unassisted Triple Play

Source: New York Music Daily

The Baseball Project‘s new album, simply titled 3rd, sends you straight to Retrosheet. Baseball may not be the national pastime anymore, but this album is as deep and rich as the lore and the lure of the game. For fans, it’s pretty close to heaven – and for those who aren’t, it won’t alienate anybody because the tunes are so memorable and the playing is so flat-out excellent. What began as a one-off Steve Wynn side project has grown from a well-conceived novelty into a perennial World Series contender. The band is Hall of Fame caliber: Wynn (the ...

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