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Dinosaur Jr announce London NME show, stream exclusive track

Dinosaur Jr announce London NME show, stream exclusive track

Comprising the classic lineup of J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph, Dinosaur Jr have announced a special NME Awards show on February 4th 2013 at London’s Electric Ballroom. Tickets are available from www.nme.com/tickets. In addition, the band are streaming an exclusive unreleased acoustic version of This Is All I Came To Do — taken off...
Because if we couldn't interview J, we're pleased PS could

Because if we couldn’t interview J, we’re pleased PS could

The Toronto Star‘s Ben Rayner played it exactly right when he nominated Paul Saulnier of PS I Love You to speak with J Mascis in place of himself. (Yes, we asked to talk to J at one point — nothing ventured nothing gained, right? — but this clip, rife with awkwardness, makes us way less...
Dinosaur Jr. announce 'Chocomel Daze (Live 1987)' LP

Dinosaur Jr. announce ‘Chocomel Daze (Live 1987)’ LP

Dinosaur Jr.‘s classic You’re Living All Over Me, turns 25 this fall and to mark the occasion, Merge Records will release Chocomel Daze (Live 1987), a rare live recording featuring the original trio of J, Lou, and Murph, recorded at Dorrnroosje, Nijmegen, Netherlands. The album, to be released as a limited edition, will be offered ...
Dinosaur Jr debuts 'Pierce the Morning Rain'

Dinosaur Jr debuts ‘Pierce the Morning Rain’

Dinosaur Jr, featuring the reunited, original trio J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph, debut the second single from their newly-released I Bet On Sky LP, Pierce the Morning Rain. Slated for release on November 4th via PIAS, Mojo has summed up the track by saying it “doesn’t so much open the throttle as push it...
Dinosaur Jr premiere 'Watch The Corners'

Dinosaur Jr premiere ‘Watch The Corners’

Watch the Corners from Dinosaur Jr From forthcoming album, I Bet On Sky, J Mascis and crew premiere the video for Watch the Corners. The suburban-set clip stars Tim Heidecker (of Tim and Eric) as a hapless, single parent utterly freaked out by his daughter’s coming of age and impending heartbreak. Dinosaur Jr are on...
New from Dinosaur Jr: 'Watch the Corners'

New from Dinosaur Jr: ‘Watch the Corners’

While you’ll have to wait til September 18 to get your hands on their new LP, I Bet On Sky, Dinosaur Jr offer up first new track—and second on the album’s tracklist—Watch the Corners now. I Bet On Sky will be released via Jagjaguwar. I Bet On Sky Tracklist 01. Don’t Pretend You Didn’t Know...
Dinosaur Jr announce new LP, 'I Bet On Sky'

Dinosaur Jr announce new LP, ‘I Bet On Sky’

Influential indie-rock gods Dinosaur Jr. have announced that a 10th full-length album is in the works for  a September 18th release. Entitled I Bet on Sky ( Jagjaguwar), the new LP follows up 2009’s Farm  and will feature the original tried, trusted and true lineup of J Mascis (Heavy Blanket), Lou Barlow and Murph. The...
Have you heard? J. Mascis' Heavy Blanket

Have you heard? J. Mascis’ Heavy Blanket

The revered frontman of Dinosaur Jr, J Mascis, will release his newest project entitled Heavy Blanket on May 8th. Joining Mascis for Heavy Blanket are his former Dinosaur Jr. bandmates Johnny Pancake and Pete Cougar and hardcore outfit Deep Wound. Enjoy their lead single, Dr. Marten’s Blues now.
Heartless Bastards: Rising up and moving on

Heartless Bastards: Rising up and moving on

As a teenaged disciple of indie rock, roots rock, soul and blues, Ohio-native Erika Wennerstrom folded away her Catholic school uniform to set about the serious business of making music. Forming a basic but brawny trio with Mike Lamping and Kevin Vaughn, the new front woman of Heartless Bastards pricked up the ears of gig-goer...