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Event Archive - Dinosaur Jr, Uncut, Awesome Color

Wed. May 23rd 2007 The Commodore Ballroom (No Minors)
10:30pm doors at 9pm
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations, Red Cat Records, Scratch Records
Presented by: Live Nation
on sale 3/9 @ 10am

Once upon a time, giants walked the Earth. And none were more gigantic, for sheer noise and influence, than Dinosaur Jr. A trio composed of J. Mascis, Lou Barlow and drummer Murph, the band released records of uncompromising, ear-bleeding guitar freakouts and lustrous melody before members went their separate ways. While Mascis continued on with the Dinosaur Jr. name and then, eventually, formed J. Mascis and the Fog, and Barlow went on to form the indie-rock stalwarts Sebadoh, the name and dream that was Dinosaur Jr. has never been forgotten. With the recent rerelease of those monumental first three albums — Dinosaur, You’re Living All Over Me and Bug —by hugely respected indie label Merge, and with the citing of Dinosaur Jr. by countless bands as an influence, the original lineup has reformed. The resulting shows have been received ecstatically by old fans and new, and now a new series of dates brings the thrilling, titanic majesty of songs like “Little Fury Things” and “Freak Scene” to the West Coast.


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Wall of sound. Not the first term one would have used to describe the original incarnation of Uncut, a product of multi-instrumentalist Ian Worang, and techno producer Jake Fairley. With their early singles making it into the record bags of high-profile DJs quick to adopt the then-fresh dance-rock phenomenon, an album full of club bangers might hav... more info
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