Saturday, November 21, 2009

Dinosaur Jr - 1986 - UMASS Amherst



Here's an edited/slightly revised version of a blog I posted on MySpace in March 2009.

Through the years the classic Dinosaur Jr lineup (J. Mascis - guitar, Lou Barlow - bass and Murph - drums) has provided some of my favorite live shows chock full of their unique brand of feedback drenched rock. In Michael Azerrads' book Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981–1991, Lou Barlow states that "We loved speed metal...and we loved wimpy-jangly stuff." This is also a fairly apt description of a big chunk of my preferred music, so it's no surprise they've been a favorite of mine since 1987.

Below is some footage from 1986 when they played a show at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.


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Raisans




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2 comments:

  1. Hey there. How are you doing today? I hope you've been having a fantastic weekend. Take care. Have a great week ahead. Cheers!

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  2. Hi Keith. Feeling a little blue today. Watching a spaghetti western and enjoying some Dr Pepper at the moment, always fun activities. Thanks for checking out the Dinosaur Jr rocking.

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