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We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest appearances, random internet ephemera, etc.

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Ever since the original Dinosaur Jr. lineup reunited for 2007’s remarkable Beyond, they’ve been taking longer and longer between albums: two years for 2009’s Farm, then three for 2012’s I Bet On Sky, then four for 2016’s Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not, and now a five-year gap leading up to Sweep It Into Space. If you love this band, the half-decade wait was worth it. Relatedly, if you love this band, you already know exactly what you’re getting here.

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Lou Barlow already has a new Dinosaur Jr. album coming out next month, and now the Dino Jr./Sebadoh/Folk Implosion musician is announcing a solo record too: Reason To Live, which will arrive a month later. “This album is me really opening up, and the album follows that through its many different themes,” Barlow says. “Some of my other work could be almost claustrophobic in its insistence on being all tied together but there’s space for people to live inside these songs.”

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Dinosaur Jr. has shared the single “Garden” which follows “I Ran Away,” both from the previously announced release of Sweep It Into Space, which arrives via Jagjaguwar on April 23. Sweep It Into Space was recorded at Amherst’s Biquiteen and features Kurt Vile, who co-produced the album. Lou Barlow writes and sings two of the album’s dozen…

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As Sopranos actor and music obsessive Michael Imperioli tells the story, he was once so physically spent by My Bloody Valentine’s opening set that he had to leave the 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia before Dinosaur Jr. played. That’s understandable, but people, don’t pull an Imperioli here. Don’t let the fact that MBV dropped some big news this morning distract you from the latest Dinosaur single.

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Fontaines D.C. may have lost their first Grammy race to creative forebears the Strokes, but hey, at least they were covered by an even earlier alt-rock pioneer. Lou Barlow of Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, and the Folk Implosion has recorded a version of the title track from last year’s A Hero’s Death.

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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.

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Kevin Bronson on June 16th, 2020 Share this: Skip Marley and H.E.R. ONLINE FINDS ■ H.E.R. has been all over our streams recently. Last week, she and Skip Marley teamed up to perform their hit “Slow Down” on “Good Morning America.” She also did the iHeart Radio Living Room Series as a fundraiser for the […]

Dinosaur Jr. released their last album, Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not, back in 2016, and they finally have another one ready to go. Lou Barlow did a livestream from his laundry room yesterday and said that producer John Agnello had just finished mixing the next Dino Jr. record remotely. “There’s been a lot […]