Dinosaur Jr.

Dinosaur Jr., Built To Spill, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and More Artists to Play Classic Albums In Full at Riot Fest

After news yesterday that Jawbreaker will reunite for the first time in 21 years at this year's Riot Fest, the festival has now announced that…
Rob Arcand / April 20, 2017

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

Watch Dinosaur Jr. Play “Goin’ Down” on Conan

Last night, indie-rock veterans Dinosaur Jr. stopped by Conan to perform their song "Goin' Down," off of their latest record, Give A Glimpse of What Yer Not, released…
Josh Rosenberg / December 7, 2016

Dinosaur Jr. Announce 2017 World Tour

Dinosaur Jr. have announced a new world tour for 2017, in support of their 11th studio album, August's Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not.
Taylor Berman / December 6, 2016

Hear J Mascis Covering Elliott Smith’s “Waltz #2 (XO)”

From the upcoming Elliott Smith compilation Say Yes! here's J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. putting his shaggy, fuzzed-out take on Smith's classic "Waltz #2 (XO)." Say…
Andy Cush / October 5, 2016

Dinosaur Jr. Shred at the Skate Park in ‘Goin Down’ Video

We're beginning to detect a slight theme in Dinosaur Jr.'s latest run of videos: In the clip for "Tiny," J Mascis & co. hit the…
Rachel Brodsky / August 11, 2016

Review: Dinosaur Jr.’s Minds Are Green as Ever on ‘Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not’

The guitar splatter of Dinosaur Jr. is one of the most instantly recognizable sounds of the early-‘90s alt-rock boom. But even given the influence of…
Eric Davidson / August 2, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: How to Dress Well, Jenny Hval, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from resurfaced Norwegian avant-pop performers, college-rock icons, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 29, 2016

Here’s Every Guitar Solo on Dinosaur Jr.’s New Album, ‘Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not’

After more than 30 years of churning out whining guitar licks, the term "solo" and Dinosaur Jr. basically go hand-in-hand. So it shouldn't come as a…
Rachel Brodsky / July 18, 2016

Dinosaur Jr. Hit the Roller Derby in ‘Tiny’ Video

Ahead of their 11th studio album, Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not, Dinosaur Jr. have released two singles, "Tiny" and "Goin Down." Now, J…
Rachel Brodsky / June 20, 2016

Watch Dinosaur Jr. Play Another New Song, ‘Goin Down’

Earlier this week, alt-rock greats Dinosaur Jr. announced plans for their 11th album, Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not, and appeared on Later... With Jools Holland…
Anna Gaca / May 28, 2016

Dinosaur Jr. Tear Through New Song ‘Tiny’ on ‘Jools Holland,’ Share Studio Version

Same as it ever was: Dinosaur Jr. certainly don't look like they did 30 years ago, but their sound remains unmistakable. The trio appeared on…
Andrew Unterberger / May 25, 2016

Dinosaur Jr. Announce New Album, ‘Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not’

Alt-rock greats Dinosaur Jr. have announced plans to release their 11th studio album, Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not, arriving on August 5 via Jagjaguwar. Black…
Rachel Brodsky / May 24, 2016

Kurt Vile and Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis Get ‘Pretty Pimpin’ on ‘Colbert’

Update: As a part of Three Lobed Recordings' new project, Parallelograms, Kurt Vile has a couple of new songs available to stream: "Pretty Boy," "Way Back…
Rachel Brodsky / December 10, 2015

Watch Dinosaur Jr. Cover Neil Young’s ‘Cortez the Killer’ With Fred Armisen and Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo

Update: Dinosaur Jr. played their third show for their ongoing 30th anniversary residency at New York's Bowery Ballroom last night, where the band brought out some more special…
Rachel Brodsky / December 5, 2015
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