Later this month, Dinosaur Jr will release a limited-edition live album called ‘Chocomel Daze’ that recorded in 1987 and will be available only on vinyl or as a digital download — and our friends at Merge Recrods have set us up with a copy of the deluxe 150-gram vinyl LP to give away to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader.
With the new DVD and Blu-ray ‘Bug Live at 9:30 Club: In the Hands of the Fans’ out next week, Dinosaur Jr is giving fans a little audio teaser in the form of a free MP3 download of the live track ‘Bones,’ which you can grab via the widget below in exchange for an e-mail address.
Dinosaur Jr fans who missed the reunited trio’s limited run of shows featuring a full-album performance of 1988’s ‘Bug’ last year can now relive the experience vicariously through six fans who were selected to document the band’s June 25, 2011, show at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C., for a new DVD and Blu-ray out next month.
Following its purple-tape reissue of 1988′s ‘Bug’ this past summer, Dinosaur Jr now will pair that album with cassette reissues of its first two records — 1985′s ‘Dinosaur’ and 1987′s ‘You’re Living All Over Me’ — in a limited-edition, wooden box set.
This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from Erasure (‘Tomorrow’s World’) and Pop Will Eat Itself (‘New Noise Designed by a Sadist’), plus vinyl reissues of Dinosaur Jr’s first three albums, the U.K. vinyl-only and CD-and-vinyl editions of The Smiths’ ‘Complete’ box set and the final two Jesus and Mary Chain reissues.
Dinosaur Jr will continue their celebration of all things ‘Bug’ by taking their ongoing tour commemorating the 1988 album — and on-stage interviewer Henry Rollins — to the West Coast for six December concerts in California, Oregon and Washington.
Following this summer’s cassette-only reissue of ‘Bug,’ the reunited Dinosaur Jr this fall will re-release that 1988 album along with the band’s first two records — 1985’s ‘Dinosaur’ and 1987’s ‘You’re Living All Over Me’ — on vinyl this fall, the trio’s current label, Jagjaguwar, announced this week.
Indie-rock powerhouse Dinosaur Jr will reissue its 1988 album ‘Bug’ for the second time in six years later this month — but rather than a tricked-out CD, this edition will be pressed on a super-limited, hand-numbered purple cassette, the band announced today.
Dinosaur Jr will embark on a short East Coast tour this June to perform the band’s third album — 1988’s nine-track ‘Bug,’ featuring the trio’s break-out single ‘Freak Scene’ — in its entirety at five concerts.
Dinosaur Jr will perform its third album — 1988’s ‘Bug,’ featuring the band’s break-out single ‘Freak Scene’ — in its entirety next summer at a Don’t Look Back concert in London headlined by The Flaming Lips, who will perform their 1999 classic ‘The Soft Bulletin.’