Tag Archives: The Minus 5

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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Alejandro Escovedo & The Minus 5 played Long Island after City Winery run (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Alejandro Escovedo’s tour with The Minus 5 hit NYC last week for a run of shows at City Winery. Following those, they hit Bay Shore, NY’s Boulton Center on Sunday night…

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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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