Posts Tagged ‘lou barlow’

Photos: Dinosaur Jr @ Black Cat

Some bands say they play loud; some may claim to be the loudest. I wonder if those bands have seen Dinosaur Jr.
At Thursday's sold-out show at Black Cat, J. Mascis, Lou Barlow, and Murph brought walls upon walls of Marshall amplifiers. Anyone standing near the club's house speakers would have been in for a world of [...]

Photos: Dinosaur Jr. Plays Bug at 9:30 Club

Dinosaur Jr. played the whole of their 1988 album Bug at the 9:30 Club Saturday night. They had one opening act—the Keith Morris-fronted OFF!—but they also opened for themselves, sitting on stools while fellow '80s hero Henry Rollins interviewed them about Bug and the events that surrounded it. It was a powerful evening, from the size [...]

Saturday: Dinosaur Jr. and Henry Rollins Dissect Bug at 9:30 Club

Bug is the last record you'd expect Dinosaur Jr. to dissect on stage. The seminal indie rock band's original lineup broke up during the 1988 album's supporting tour—a split that lasted until 2005 when the band reformed on good-enough terms. The resurrected partnership has toured and produced two strong albums, and now the group is exhuming Bug, [...]

Photos: Sebadoh at the Black Cat

After attending Sebadoh's show at the Black Cat on Saturday, I think that of South by Southwest should book the band for a panel or worhshop next year. The topic? "How to obtain a hardcore fanbase of kids under 21." Based on the many black x's scrawled on hands, it seems children by the millions [...]