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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

Dinosaur Jr.’s Lou Barlow Announces Solo Album ‘Brace the Wave’

Lou Barlow's been busy over the last few years with a Sebadoh record and a series of Dinosaur Jr. tours, but today he's announced that…
Colin Joyce / July 22, 2015

Kim Gordon and J Mascis Team Up on Feedback-Heavy ‘Slow Boy’

Kim Gordon and J Mascis, who are still buds from their respective years spent in Sonic Youth and Dinosaur Jr., have teamed up on a…
Rachel Brodsky / June 8, 2015

Lou Barlow Shares Unreleased Recordings Featuring the Melvins’ Dale Crover

Lou Barlow has hinted over the years at a collaboration with Melvins drummer Dale Crover and Folk Implosion guitarist Imaad Wasif, but until today there…
Colin Joyce / May 3, 2015

J Mascis Covers Mazzy Star’s ‘Fade Into You’ on ‘Seth Meyers’

J Mascis stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers last night, where he performed his recent single, "Every Morning," and, as a web exclusive, a…
Rachel Brodsky / February 5, 2015

J Mascis Turns the Volume Down For an NPR ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

As the frontman for the ear-splitting former SPIN cover stars Dinosaur Jr., J Mascis has generally taken on the mindset that louder is better. But…
Colin Joyce / November 22, 2014

Fred Armisen Corrupts Hippie Cult in J Mascis’ ‘Every Morning’ Video

A few months ago, Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis assisted Fred Armisen with his duties as band leader for Late Night With Seth Meyers. Now,…
Kyle McGovern / August 27, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 8 Pop Divas, Fuzzy Folksters, and Bass-Laden Bangers

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Every Friday SPIN's staff writers will pick their favorite, must-hear tracks from the week for your weekend playlists. From rap…
SPIN Staff / August 20, 2014

Rick Parashar, Producer of Pearl Jam’s ‘Ten,’ Dies at 50

Seattle producer Rick Parashar died of natural causes at age 50 on August 14, according to Billboard reports. Parashar was best known for manning the…
Colin Joyce / August 17, 2014

J Mascis Plots New Solo Album, Sits in With Seth Meyers

It's been three years since J Mascis released his debut solo album, Several Shades of Why, and now the Dinosaur Jr. frontman has announced its follow-up, Tied…
Dan Reilly / May 21, 2014

Dinosaur Jr. Oral History Excerpt: Band Talks ‘Country Punk,’ Sonic Youth Tour

Dinosaur Jr.'s tumultuous, 30-plus-year saga recently produced yet another must-have for fans: Dinosaur Jr. by Dinosaur Jr., a comprehensive oral history published by Rocket 88…
SPIN Staff / April 15, 2014

Q&A: Dinosaur Jr.’s Murph Discusses Alt-Rock Heroes’ Past, Present, and New Oral History

Dinosaur Jr. by Dinosaur Jr. is the comprehensive oral history of the titular Amherst trio, as told by those who witnessed the band's birth, breakup,…
Jen Jamin / April 14, 2014

Stream Doug Keith’s J Mascis-Enriched ‘Pure Gold in the 70’s’

Doug Keith serves as right-hand man to Sharon Van Etten on the road, but the New York-based singer-songwriter also maintains a solo career of his…
Kyle McGovern / November 25, 2013

Dinosaur Jr. Jump Into Style Game With Mishka Clothing Line

Dinosaur Jr. are expanding their mini-merchandise empire into the world of fashion. After coming out with their very own (and very purple) shoes, vanity…
Kyle McGovern / October 15, 2013

Lou Barlow ‘Defends’ Himself

In 1987, Lou Barlow recorded a song named "Poledo," a spectral, six-minute tangle of ukelele and noise-abetted moans that had very little in common with…
David Bevan / September 18, 2013

Bastards of Old: See the Replacements Reunion at Riot Fest

The Replacements — well, Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson — got together for their first gig as the Replacements since 1991. Check 'em out, alongside…
SPIN Staff / August 26, 2013

Lou Barlow and Ryan Adams Enter Adorable Bromance

Lou Barlow and Ryan Adams kind of fell in love with each other yesterday (August 21) after Barlow shared video of himself covering Adams' 2007…
Kyle McGovern / August 22, 2013
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