Reissues, Reunions, Tour Dates, Tracklist — January 17, 2011 at 12:23 pm

Sebadoh reissuing ‘Bakesale’ and ‘Harmacy,’ embarking on ‘Remembering Time’ U.S. tour


With Dinosaur Jr on break, bassist Lou Barlow is shifting focus to a revived Sebadoh, with plans to release expanded reissues of 1994’s Bakesale and 1996’s Harmacy this year and take the famously lo-fi act out on the road for the “Bakesale/Harmacy Remembering Time Tour.”

According to a hand-scrawled note on Barlow’s website, the Bakesale reissue — with 25 extra tracks, including B-sides, acoustic versions and demos (see tracklist below) — will be out in “late February/early March,” with Harmacy following in the summer. On Twitter last week, he announced the reissues will be released on Sub Pop in North America and on Domino in Europe, with the European version of Bakesale arriving April 4.

With Dinosaur Jr “on a big fat hiatus while J (Mascis) pretends he’s a peace-loving acoustic guy,” Barlow is re-teaming with bandmate Jason Loewenstein (who joined Sebadoh in the late ’80s) and new drummer Bob D’Amico (who also plays with Loewenstein in The Fiery Furnaces) — rather than original drummer Eric Gaffney or Bakesale-era player Bob Fay — for a U.S. tour in support of the twin reissues.

To date, Barlow — who promises “Jason and I will be playing the songs y’all have been asking for in proper electrified fashion” — has announced a West Coast swing that opens Feb. 7 in Santa Barbara, Calif., and wraps up back in Los Angeles with two shows Feb. 24 and 25; Quasi opens that leg of the tour (see dates below). An East Coast leg of the tour is promised in March, with dates to be announced shortly.

UPDATE 1/22/11: East Coast dates added below, via The Backstage Rider.

See Sebadoh tourdates and ‘Bakesale’ tracklist after the jump…

Sebadoh Bakesale/Harmacy Remembering Time Tour dates:

Feb. 7: Velvet Jones, Santa Barbara, CA
Feb. 8: Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
Feb. 10: Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
Feb. 11: Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.
Feb. 12: Neumos, Seattle, WA
Feb. 14: Urban Lounge , Salt Lake City, UT
Feb. 15: Larimer Lounge, Denver, CO
Feb. 16: Record Bar, Kansas City, MO
Feb. 17: Opolis, Norman, OK
Feb. 18: Granada Theatre, Dallas, TX
Feb. 19: Emo’s, Austin, TX
Feb. 21: Club Congress, Tucson, AZ
Feb. 22: Rhythm Room, Phoenix, AZ
Feb. 23: Casbah, San Diego, CA
Feb. 24: Troubador, Los Angeles, CA
Feb. 25: Echoplex, Los Angeles, CA
March 23: Daniel St., New Haven, CT
March 24: Paradise, Boston, MA
March 25: Johnny Brendas, Philadelphia, PA
March 26: Black Cat, Washington, D.C.
March 27: Cat’s Cradle, Carboro, NC
March 28: The Earl, Atlanta, GA
March 29: The Social, Orlando, FL
March 31: Bottletree, Birmingham, AL
April 1: Nashville, TN
April 2: Off Broadway, St. Louis, MO
April 3: Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL
April 4: Grog Shop, Cleveland, OH
April 6: Lee’s Palace, Toronto, ON
April 7: La Sala Rossa, Montreal, QB
April 8: Pearl St., Northampton, MA
April 9: Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
April 10: Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY

Sebadoh, 'Bakesale'

Tracklist: Sebadoh, Bakesale reissue


1. “License to Confuse”
2. “Careful”
3. “Magnet’s Coil”
4. “Not a Friend”
5. “Not Too Amused”
6. “Dreams”
7. “Skull”
8. “Got It”
9. “Shit Soup”
10. “Give Up”
11. “Rebound”
12. “Mystery Man”
13. “Temptation Tide”
14. “Drama Mine”
15. “Together or Alone”


From ‘4-Song CD’
1. “MOR Backlash”
2. “Not a Friend” (4-track)
3. “Foreground”
4. “40203”
5. “Mystery Man” (4-track)
6. “Drumstick Jumble”
7. “Lime Kiln”

From bonus 7-inch
8. “Fancy-Ass/Destitute”
9. “Perfect Way” (4-track)
10. “Give the Drummer Some”
11. “Cementville”

From ‘Rebound’ single
12. “Social Medicine”
13. “On Fire” (Acoustic)
14. “Magnet’s Coil” (Acoustic)
15. “Rebound” (Acoustic)

From ‘Skull’ single
16. “Punching Myself in the Face Repeatedly, Publicly”
17. “Sing Something/Plate of Hatred”

From ‘Magnet’s Coil’ single
18. “III Screams”
19. “Monsoon”
20. “Rainbow Farm”

From ‘Not Too Amused’ single
21. “Hank Williams”

Jason’s 4-track demos
22. “Careful”
23. “Dramamine”
24. “Not Too Amused”
25. “Shit Soup”



  1. johan van vaerenberg

    Don’t forget to come to Belgium .

    Do you remember that evening in the Ancien Belgique in Brussels, when you were soo…drunk !

    Fantastic Concert !

    Heart and Soul.


  2. Phenomenal! The other reissues in this series have been amazing.


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