Posts in tag

Dinosaur Jr


J Mascis

Rising from the ashes of Deep Wound, a high school hardcore punk band from western Massachusetts, J Mascis and Lou Barlow formed Dinosaur Jr. in 1984. They were joined by Murph on drums and influenced by a shared love of slower heavy music. After releasing a couple of albums, they began to gain momentum in …

NOTHING less than absolute royalty of the US alt.rock scene, Lou Barlow, formerly of Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh and Sentridoh, The Folk Implosion, is set to grace our ears with his first solo album in six years. Good things come to he who waits. That album, Reason To Live, will be out this very Friday, May …

AN ABSOLUTE statesman of the American alt.rock scene, whose easy and innate way with a tune has led us forward from Dinosaur Jr. through Sebadoh (I mean, m’lud: “Flame”? Case surely rested), Lou Barlow is shortly to deliver his first solo album in six years: shortly as in, a week today, actuellement. After decades on …

The last year has been, let’s face it, odd to say the least. The global pandemic has brought a horde of fearful anxieties and a desperate need for something solid to cling on to, a life raft to pin our hopes to and sail away from all this uncertainty. Enter then Dinosaur Jr, the somewhat …

WITH a first solo album in nigh on six years just cusping the horizon – it’s called Reason to Live, it’ll be out at the end of the month on Joyful Noise Recordings, and you can find out where to snag yourself a copy down at the end there – and following the chiming, heartfelt loveliness of “Over …

It was in that cavernous bedroom of yours that you played me “Start Choppin’” and something fundamental changed. Sure, I’d heard guitars already.  Rob had introduced me to Hendrix the summer before and I’d fallen in love with the groove of Crosstown Traffic, the insouciance of Stone Free and the volume of Voodoo Chile.  But …

NOTHING less than absolute royalty of the US alt.rock scene, Lou Barlow, formerly of Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh and Sentridoh, The Folk Implosion, is set to grace our ears with his first solo album in six years – and you can watch the video for the first single drop herein. That album, Reason To Live, will …

YOUR favourite alt.rock shredder, J. Mascis – I mean are the guitar breaks in “Freak Scene” the best ever committed to tape? There’s a strong argument – has announced the excellent news that Dinosaur Jr. are all set to release their thirteenth studio album, Sweep It Into Space, on Jagjaguwar come April 23rd; which good …

Ahead of their return to the UK for a string of shows this month, the mighty Dinosaur Jr. have returned with a brand new single,  ‘Hold Unknown’, released as part of the Adult Swim singles series. As soon as the song hits you with the frantic drums and wild guitar solo you know this is another high …