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This week marks the 20th anniversary of Kids — Larry’s Clark’s infamous, lascivious, inflammatory film about a bunch of New York City teenagers drinking, drugging, fighting, skating and, most notoriously, having sex with virgins. Given how commonplace such subject matter has become in recent years, it’s easy to forget just how controversial Kids was at… More »

“Dinosaur have this weird Teflon thing,” Sebadoh frontman Lou Barlow told me in a 2013 interview for Under The Radar. “Sebadoh’s more vulnerable. There are more faces to the band. You have the strength of [co-frontman] Jason [Lowenstein]’s material, which is stunning. It creates something complicated. And fans kind of want things simple. But Sebadoh… More »

While Lou Barlow may be best known for his work with Dinosaur Jr., his albums with Sebadoh were always more personal and, in that respect, far more interesting to listen to. After taking a 14-year recording hiatus, the legendary indie rock pioneers announced the release of their first new LP. The longtime project of Barlow,… More »

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Stream Lou Barlow Brace The Wave

Over the decades, Lou Barlow has made a whole lot of music with a whole lot of bands, including Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, and Folk Implosion.
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2015 - 10:36 am

Lou Barlow – “Wave” (Stereogum Premiere)

Lou Barlow wears a lot of musical hats -- he's a member of Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr., and Folk Implosion, curated and compiled the Kids soundtrack,…
Grace Birnstengel | August 18, 2015 - 11:02 am

Lou Barlow – “Moving”

Since this year marked the 20th anniversary of Larry Clark's infamous 1995 film Kids, Lou Barlow has been in the spotlight recently discussing his role
Caitlin White | August 5, 2015 - 11:20 am

Members Of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Parquet Courts, Dismemberment Plan, & More To Join Forces For Brooklyn Rock Lottery 5

I first learned about the music scene roulette known as the Rock Lottery when some industrious creative types in Columbus started throwing their own annual…
Chris DeVille | November 4, 2014 - 4:41 pm

Sebadoh – “A State Of Mine” Video

We heard "A State Of Mine" last year when Lou Barlow's seminal indie rock band Sebadoh released their first album in 14 years. Now you…
Miles Bowe | January 30, 2014 - 11:25 am

Listen To Lou Barlow On Marc Maron’s WTF

Last year, Marc Maron was brave enough to interview the eternally reticent J Mascis on his peerless WTF podcast. Today, Maron's got an episode up…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2013 - 10:57 am

Sebadoh – “No Wound” (Stereogum Premiere)

Sebadoh's latest round of tour dates begins tonight in New York. To get the two week jaunt kicked off on an extra fresh note, today…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2013 - 11:45 am

Sebadoh – “I Will” Video

Defend Yourself, Sebadoh's first full-length album since 1999, is finally out tomorrow. Way back on 7/24, "I Will" was our first taste of the album,…
Chris DeVille | September 16, 2013 - 12:52 pm

Stream Sebadoh Defend Yourself

Lou Barlow has spent the past few years back with Dinosaur Jr., making shockingly great Dinosaur Jr. reunion albums. But now he’s taken a break…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Sebadoh – “State Of Mine”

More than any other band, Lou Barlow's group Sebadoh might've defined the sound of '90s indie rock, so it's a pretty big deal that they're…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2013 - 4:29 pm

Sebadoh – “All Kinds” Video

Sebadoh, the '90s-indie greats led by Dinosaur Jr.'s Lou Barlow, are about to release Defend Yourself, the first studio album they've made since the '90s…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2013 - 10:15 am

Sebadoh – “I Will”

Lou Barlow formed the great '90s indie trio Sebadoh when he was still Dinosaur Jr.'s bass player, and he really focused on the project after…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2013 - 9:14 am

Sebadoh Albums From Worst To Best

Sebadoh were something of the “Beautiful Losers” of the ’90s indie scene. Lou Barlow emerged from Northamption hardcore act Deep Wound, and later Dinosaur Jr.,…
John Everhart | May 17, 2013 - 12:52 pm

Progress Report: Sebadoh

Name: Sebadoh Progress Report: Lou Barlow talks about recording the first new Sebadoh record in over 12 years. Lou Barlow is a…
T. Cole Rachel | August 2, 2012 - 1:43 pm

Sebadoh – “Keep The Boy Alive”

Just yesterday we got the joyous news that Sebadoh is set to release their first new music in 14 years, and today, we get some…
Michael Nelson | July 24, 2012 - 4:15 pm

Sebadoh Announce Secret, 1st New Music In 14 Years

Sebadoh came in at No. 14 on our list of the Top 20 Albums That We've Been Waiting For Forever, but it seems that they'll…
Michael Nelson | July 23, 2012 - 12:41 pm

Download Ben Gibbard & Death Cab For Cutie’s Best Cover Songs

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2011 - 11:35 am