Dinosaur Jr

Our Band Could Be Your Life Tribute @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 5/22/11

It's ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY '80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music…
Amrit Singh | May 23, 2011 - 10:01 am

80 Other Bands With Official Sneakers

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2011 - 12:31 pm
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Watch Ted Leo Interview Michael Stipe, J Mascis, Liz Phair & Other SXSW Luminaries

SXSW 2011 came and went -- we have the portraits to prove it -- but it doesn't mean those days in Austin aren't still spitting…
Brandon Stosuy | March 29, 2011 - 5:47 pm

J Mascis – “Is It Done”

Not sure if it's the weather or the easy familiarity of that voice, but I find myself listening to J Mascis' pretty, easygoing, mostly acoustic…
Brandon Stosuy | February 9, 2011 - 10:46 am
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J Mascis – “Not Enough”

"Not Enough" is the first single from J Mascis's forthcoming mostly acoustic collection Several Shades Of Why. For all of his primary bands and side…
Brandon Stosuy | December 9, 2010 - 10:20 am
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The Flaming Lips, Dinosaur Jr., Deerhoof To Perform LPs For ATP Don’t Look Back 2011

As we prepare ourselves for this weekend's pleasingly loud ATP NY (see: Holy Mountain, Superfuzz Bigmuff, Raw Power, Sunn O))) + Boris, SY, ATP regulars…
Brandon Stosuy | September 1, 2010 - 5:17 pm

Lou Barlow + the missingmen – “On The Face” Video

A couple of days ago we posted the updated take on Sentridoh's "Losercore." (Pairing that with the Wckr Spgt Shrimper compilation, it kind of feels…
Brandon Stosuy | June 9, 2010 - 11:24 am

Lou Barlow + the missingmen – “Losercore”

This is not a flashback: When not skating with Dinosaur Jr., perennial lo-fi bard Lou Barlow re-recorded one of Sentridoh's early '90s anthems "Losercore" with…
Brandon Stosuy | June 7, 2010 - 4:40 pm
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Lou Barlow Covers Franklin Bruno

This current lo-fi thing is fun, but it's nothing new. As a reminder, longtime brainy singer-songwriter Franklin Bruno's newest release, Local Currency: Solo 1992-1998, collects…
Brandon Stosuy | September 29, 2009 - 10:43 am
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Noise Addict Returns With Free LP, Lou Barlow

After a 14-year pause, Noise Addict's back with Lou Barlow and Crooked Finger Lara Meyerratken in tow. Thirty-year-old stepdad Ben Lee can't get by on…
Brandon Stosuy | September 1, 2009 - 10:26 am
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New Lou Barlow Video – “Don’t Apologize” (Stereogum Premiere)

No doubt, apologies are a large part of the Lou Barlow canon: Apologizing, wanting someone to apologize, etc. (Barlow would be the first to admit…
Brandon Stosuy | August 25, 2009 - 9:25 am
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New Lou Barlow – “Gravitate”

Lou describes his new LP as "a cross between my later work with Folk Implosion and my earlier work with Sebadoh ... to my ears,…
Brandon Stosuy | July 21, 2009 - 4:12 pm
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Lou Barlow’s Back On His Own With Goodnight Unknown

Taking some time out from the resurgent Dinosaur Jr., Lou Barlow's releasing his first solo album since 2005's Emoh this fall. It's called Goodnight Unknown
Brandon Stosuy | July 7, 2009 - 10:50 am

Dinosaur Jr. Offer Fallon “Pieces”

"Pieces" is one of the more straight-up old-school Dinosaur-style rockers on the band's second post-comeback album Farm. "Old school" in the sense that it's one…
Brandon Stosuy | June 26, 2009 - 9:26 am
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Thom Yorke, Michael Stipe, Dinosaur Contribute To Ciao My Shining Star: The Songs Of Mark Mulcahy

The compilation has an impressive lineup, but the circumstances around it are heartbreaking: Almost a year after his wife Melissa died suddenly, 21 artists have…
Brandon Stosuy | June 25, 2009 - 4:47 pm
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Dinosaur Jr. @ The Troubadour, West Hollywood 6/23/09

With the excellent Farm, J, Murph, and Lou are back and spry as ever. And with their colossal amp and pedal rigs, they are eardrum…
Amrit Singh | June 24, 2009 - 9:56 am
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Premature Evaluation: Dinosaur Jr. – Farm

No worries, nobody should (or could) have expected Dinosaur Jr.'s reunion record Beyond to be so alive -- and so good. The deservedly legendary Amherst,…
Brandon Stosuy | June 9, 2009 - 12:08 pm
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New Dinosaur Jr. Video – “Over It”

Following up the mid-tempo "I Want You To Know," the reinvigorated Dinosaur Jr. look especially spry when going the Bones Brigade/BMX freestyle route in this…
Brandon Stosuy | June 5, 2009 - 12:20 pm
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New Dinosaur Jr. – “I Want You To Know”

The reunited Dinosaur Jr's picked up where various Dinosaur lineups let off, making solid songs that sound like Dinosaur. Only this time it's the original…
Brandon Stosuy | April 30, 2009 - 11:17 am
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Dinosaur Jr. Prep Jagjaguwar Debut

Admittedly, I was a cynical dick when Dinosaur Jr. announced their full-band reunion. A little bit because they were one of the most important bands…
Brandon Stosuy | March 25, 2009 - 2:52 pm
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