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The Minus 5 at YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
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The Minus 5’s Scott McCaughey suffers a stroke

Best wishes for a speedy recovery for Scott McCaughey, frontman of The Minus 5 and The Young Fresh Fellows, who has sadly suffered a stroke.

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Coldplay & Peter Buck, Nada Surf’s Matthew Caws cover Tom Petty in tribute

Following the sad news of Tom Petty's death, Coldplay performed "Free Fallin'" with REM's Peter Buck at their show Monday in Portland, and Nada Surf's Matthew Caws offered up a solo take on "Learning to Fly."

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Filthy Friends at Bell House
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Filthy Friends (Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, etc) played Bell House w/ Versus (pics)

They ended the night with a cover of David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel."

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Filthy Friends (Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, etc) announce debut LP, share new song

Corin Tucker (Sleater-Kinney) and Peter Buck's (R.E.M.) new band Filthy Friends have announced their debut album. It's called Invitation and it comes out on August 25 via Kill Rock Stars. The announcement is accompanied by the release of new single "The Arrival"...

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Filthy Friends (Sleater-Kinney, REM, etc) streaming new 7″, playing shows

Filthy Friends, the indie rock supergroup with members of Sleater-Kinney, REM, and more, put out a new 7" on Record Store Day, and they're playing the Bumbershoot festival in Seattle, the Project Pabst in Portland, and more shows...

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The Minus 5 at YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
Photo by Greg Cristman
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Alejandro Escovedo & The Minus 5 played Long Island after City Winery run (pics)

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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Quasi releases protest comp ft. mems of Sleater-Kinney, New Pornographers, Built to Spill, Pavement, more

Quasi (aka Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss) have put together a new compilation protest album called Battle Hymns that features tons of exciting guests. It's a pay-what-you-want download, and proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and 350.org.

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

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”

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

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members of R.E.M., Pavement, Posies, The Both & more helping complete final Game Theory LP (fund the Kickstarter)

We lost Scott Miller (Game Theory/Loud Family) in 2013. and at the time he was working on a new album, to be under the Game Theory name, titled Supercalifragile...

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