Dinosaur Jr returns next month with its fifth post-reunion album and 12th overall, the 12-song, pandemic-delayed Sweep It Into Space, which the trio will support with a 42-date North American tour that starts in September and will wrap up next February. Full details and tour dates right here.
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The original lineup of indie-rock icons Dinosaur Jr is back in the studio working on the band’s fifth post-reunion album, the follow-up to 2016’s Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not, according to an Instagram post this week by bassist Lou Barlow. More details right here.
For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present this footage of J Mascis and Murph of Dinosaur Jr being interviewed by Dave Kendall in 1991 following the release of the band’s major-label debut, Green Mind. They discuss the new album, and the stuffed-animal-starring video for lead single “The Wagon.”
Sebadoh hit the road earlier this month for a handful of dates in the western U.S. to tease next months’ release of Defend Yourself, the band’s first new album in 14 years. While they were in Seattle, the band — Lou Barlow, Jason Loewenstein and Bob D’Amico — stopped by KEXP for an in-studio performance.
Make room on those coffee tables, college-rock fans: Both The Replacements and Dinosaur Jr will be the subject of new oversized, photo-laden hardback books due to published this November, with the former compiled by the author of the recent ‘Mats oral history, and the latter authorized by the band itself.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we take a rare trip into the mid-’90s to present footage from the Sept. 4, 1994, episode, which was guest-hosted by Bob Mould the same week he released Sugar’s second and final album, File Under: Easy Listening. The two perform together for the first time.
Sebadoh today announced plans to release its first new album in 14 years this September, a record titled Defend Yourself that follows up last year’s comeback Secret EP and that new label Joyful Noise Recordings claims “marks a return to the self-recorded DIY ethos of early Sebadoh albums (Bakesale, Sebadoh III).”
Dinosaur Jr’s third post-reunion album, and 10th full-length effort overall, ‘I Bet On Sky,’ is due out in less than 10 days now, but, starting Sunday night, the band is streaming the full 10-track album via NPR Music. The reunited band recorded the album earlier this year, and it follows 2007′s ‘Beyond’ and 2009′s ‘Farm.’
After several years of touring in support of various classic albums, the reunited Sebadoh this week dropped a surprise on fans: a new five-song EP called Secret, which is both Lou Barlow & Co.’s first new music in 13 years and a teaser to a full-length album that should arrive sometime in 2013.
Dinosaur Jr today announced they will release their third post-reunion album, the 10-track ‘I Bet on Sky,’ on Sept. 17 in the U.K. and Sept. 18 in the U.S. and then embark on a 29-date North American tour this fall. The band — J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph — recorded the album earlier this year. See tour dates here.
Dinosaur Jr is back in the recording studio, working on its follow-up to 2009’s ‘Farm,’ according to bassist Lou Barlow’s daily Twitter account of the sessions, which includes an apparent admonition from the band’s management to ‘stop tweeting.’
Lou Barlow has been treating fans to a treasure trove of free, rare and often unreleased music via his e-mail newsletter, and with his latest dispatch, he reaches back all the way back to 1983 to share a ‘lost’ 3-song practice tape from Deep Wound, his pre-Dinosaur Jr band with J Mascis.
In December 1988, when Dinosaur Jr entered Boston’s famed Fort Apache Studios, to record a track for ‘The Bridge: A Tribute to Neil Young,’ they cut not one but two songs: ‘Lotta Love,’ which would be included on the disc alongside covers by the Pixies, The Flaming Lips and Sonic Youth, and ‘I’ve Been Waiting For You.’
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.