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Dinosaur Jr announces new album and 2021-2022 tour dates — hear single ‘I Ran Away’

Dinosaur Jr announces new album and 2021-2022 tour dates — hear single ‘I Ran Away’

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.

Dinosaur Jr in the studio recording follow-up to 2016’s ‘Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not’

Dinosaur Jr in the studio recording follow-up to 2016’s ‘Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not’

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.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Dinosaur Jr goes looking for a new bass player via fax — 1991

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Dinosaur Jr goes looking for a new bass player via fax — 1991

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.”

The Replacements, Dinosaur Jr each to be immortalized via new coffee-table books

The Replacements, Dinosaur Jr each to be immortalized via new coffee-table books

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.

Stream: Dinosaur Jr, ‘I Bet On Sky’ — hear full album more than week before release

Stream: Dinosaur Jr, ‘I Bet On Sky’ — hear full album more than week before release

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.’

Dinosaur Jr announces new album ‘I Bet On Sky,’ 29-date fall North American tour

Dinosaur Jr announces new album ‘I Bet On Sky,’ 29-date fall North American tour

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.

Mike Watt to publish ‘On and Off Bass,’ play with J Mascis at NYC book launch

Mike Watt to publish ‘On and Off Bass,’ play with J Mascis at NYC book launch

Legendary Minutemen bassist Mike Watt this May will publish a new book called ‘On and Off Bass’ that combines his 2000s-era tour diaries with his nature photography, and he’ll launch the memoir with a pair of release parties — including a New York show that’ll find him jamming with Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis and Murph.

Dinosaur Jr to reissue ‘Dinosaur,’ ‘You’re Living All Over Me,’ ‘Bug’ on vinyl

Dinosaur Jr to reissue ‘Dinosaur,’ ‘You’re Living All Over Me,’ ‘Bug’ on vinyl

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.

Vintage Video: Dinosaur Jr pro-shot rehearsal footage filmed at U Mass in 1986

Vintage Video: Dinosaur Jr pro-shot rehearsal footage filmed at U Mass in 1986

For our latest Vintage Video installment, we present this pro-shot footage of Dinosaur Jr’s original lineup — J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph — rehearsing at the University of Massachusetts in 1986.

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Pixies play Canada While fans await U.S. dates for the band’s Doolittle anniversary trek, the Pixies today announced their first North American concert in four […]

Dinosaur Jr announces fall North American tour dates in support of ‘Farm’

Dinosaur Jr announces fall North American tour dates in support of ‘Farm’

With its new album, Farm, hitting stores today, Dinosaur Jr has announced a nearly two-month, coast-to-coast North American tour that runs from the end of […]

In stores this week: R.E.M.’s ‘Reckoning’ reissue; new Dinosaur Jr, Lemonheads CDs

In stores this week: R.E.M.’s ‘Reckoning’ reissue; new Dinosaur Jr, Lemonheads CDs

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: R.E.M. RELEASE: Reckoning: Deluxe Edition BACKSTORY: The second installment in […]

Download free MP3 of new Dinosaur Jr track ‘I Don’t Want You To Know’

Download free MP3 of new Dinosaur Jr track ‘I Don’t Want You To Know’

The founding lineup of Dinosaur Jr is offering up the first official taste of its forthcoming LP in the form of “I Don’t Want You […]

Dinosaur Jr sets June 23 release for ‘Farm,’ reveals ‘Lord of the Rings’ cover art

Dinosaur Jr sets June 23 release for ‘Farm,’ reveals ‘Lord of the Rings’ cover art

The reunion of its classic ’80s lineup — J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph — still intact, Dinosaur Jr this week revealed the track list […]