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

His first since 2009, out September 4 on Joyful Noise

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 he’s taking a little time to himself again. He hasn’t gone entirely solo since 2009’s Goodnight Unknown, but Barlow will soon return with a solo record called Brace the Wave for Joyful Noise Recordings. According to a press release, the album was recorded in six days, in Barlow’s typically prolific fashion, with producer Justin Pizzoferrato, who also manned the boards Dinosaur Jr.’s reunion records.

Brace the Wave is out September 4. Check out the track list and an album trailer below.



Brace the Wave
track list:
1. “Redeemed”
2. “Nerve”
3. “Moving”
4. “Pulse”
5. “Wave”
6. “Lazy”
7. “Boundaries”
8. “C & E”
9. “Repeat”

Lou Barlow tour dates:
September 8 – Boston, MA @ Great Scott
September 9 – Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade
September 10 – Philadelphia, OA @ Johnny Brenda’s
September 11 – Washington, DC @ DC9
September 22 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
September 23 – San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Brewing Co.
September 24 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
September 25 – Pioneertown, CA @ Desert Stars
September 26 – Costa Mesa, CA @ Wayfarer (early show)