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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 EMOH earned its name.) On his second proper solo…   Read Story »
Lou describes his new LP as "a cross between my later work with Folk Implosion and my earlier work with Sebadoh ... to my ears, anyway." Test out his theory by handing over an email address to get…   Read Story »
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 and he describes it as "a cross between my…   Read Story »
"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 of those late-period tracks that, in a…   Read Story »
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 contributed exclusive tracks to Ciao…   Read Story »
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 rupturing as ever, too. Dinosaur Jr. is touring to show everybody…   Read Story »
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, Mass band's post-split squabbling is…   Read Story »
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 great Marke Locke-directed video for…   Read Story »
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 guys doing it, and there seems to be a bit…   Read Story »
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 of my youth and reunions often backfire, but more…   Read Story »