Tag: Henry Rollins

New podcast digs into KCRW host Deirdre O’Donoghue’s ‘lost’ SNAP! archives

New podcast digs into KCRW host Deirdre O’Donoghue’s ‘lost’ SNAP! archives

A new 10-part podcast series from California public radio mainstay KCRW celebrates ’80s college-rock era host Deirdre O’Donoghue and her archive of in-studio performances.

The Birthday Party’s ‘Junk Yard’ to be reissued in special 12-inch/7-inch/CD set

The Birthday Party’s ‘Junk Yard’ to be reissued in special 12-inch/7-inch/CD set

4AD and reissue imprint Beggars Archive this week announced a new special-edition 30th anniversary reissue of ‘Junk Yard,’ the second album from Nick Cave’s pre-Bad Seeds outfit The Birthday Party. The set will feature the album on 12-inch, the ‘Release the Bats’ single on 7-inch and a CD combining both.

Video: Dinosaur Jr jams 2 classics, covers The Cure and talks to Henry Rollins on KEXP

Video: Dinosaur Jr jams 2 classics, covers The Cure and talks to Henry Rollins on KEXP

Seattle’s KEXP has been uploading past in-studio sessions to YouTube of late, and the latest beneficiary of this is Dinosaur Jr. The trio stopped in on Dec. 17, 2011, to record live versions of a couple classics and its trademark cover of The Cure’s ‘Just Like Heaven,’ plus have a little chat with Henry Rollins.

Dinosaur Jr to release ‘Bug Live at 9:30 Club: In the Hands of Fans’ on DVD, Blu-ray

Dinosaur Jr to release ‘Bug Live at 9:30 Club: In the Hands of Fans’ on DVD, Blu-ray

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.

Video: ‘We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen’ — full 90-minute documentary

Video: ‘We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen’ — full 90-minute documentary

If you’ve haven’t seen director Tim Irwin’s 2005 documentary ‘We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen,’ now’s your chance — the full 90-minute film has made its way onto YouTube. The film features interviews with surviving members Mike Watt and George Hurley.

Dinosaur Jr takes ‘Bug’ tour, Henry Rollins to West Coast for 6 shows this December

Dinosaur Jr takes ‘Bug’ tour, Henry Rollins to West Coast for 6 shows this December

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.