Mike Campbell

Rank Your Records

Rank Your Records: Tommy Stinson Rates The Replacements' Seven Iconic LPs

The founding bassist reflects on the musical output during his time with America's favorite Midwestern slackers.
Mike Campbell
5.18.17
Premieres

From the Members of The Chris Gethard Show's House Band Comes Hiccup

Late night's favorite misfits have started a power pop trio and man oh man are they catchy.
Mike Campbell
1.10.17
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Rank Your Records: Kevin Devine Rates His Eight Albums

In advance of his new album, 'Instigator,' we had the Brooklyn songwriter look back on 15 years of recordings.
Mike Campbell
9.22.16
Interviews

An Interview with the Voice Behind Longmont Potion Castle, One of the Best Cult Prank Callers of the Last Three Decades

He came up as “Mummy Napkin” on the caller ID and the interview ended with him calling Ric Flair.
Mike Campbell
2.10.16
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Rank Your Records: Ari Katz Rates Lifetime’s Four Studio Albums

The frontman of the seminal melodic hardcore act puts the band's four albums in order, from least favorite to most favorite.
Mike Campbell
1.28.16
Premieres

Say Goodbye to Summer with The Lowlifes' Fall-Embracing Debut LP

The members of Matt Pond PA have branched out for their vernal equinox-appropriate release, 'Still Summer, Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Fury.'
Mike Campbell
9.23.15
brief histories

A Brief History of Musicians Boycotting Places

Wilco are refusing to play Indiana. But they're not the first act to invoke the power of the boycott.
Mike Campbell
4.1.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Repressed: How Independent Artists and Labels Are Getting Squeezed Out by the “Vinyl Revival”

Record sales have risen 900 percent over the last decade. So why is that bad?
Mike Campbell
3.31.15
Internet Exploring

This Guy Does the Best Renditions of Grunge Hits You've Ever Heard in Your Whole, Puny Life

You've never truly heard Pearl Jam's "Alive" until Angelo Garcia has sung it directly into your soul.
Dan Ozzi
Mike Campbell
3.23.15
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Rank Your Records: Jeff Rosenstock Rates Every Bomb the Music Industry! Album

The former Bomb frontman ranks every release in anticipation of his forthcoming solo album, 'We Cool?'
Mike Campbell
2.26.15