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DINOSAURJR.

DINOSAUR


jagjaguwar vinyl repress of the debut dinosaur jr album from 1985 that was originally released on homestead 'dinosaur' is a generally overlooked artifact of the band's sizeable catalog in fact it's so often ignored that many assume the group's groundbreaking second release 'you're living all over me' was actually the debut nevertheless 'dinosaur' is an ambitious collection of speedy fuzzedout guitardriven songs that scream with urgency most importantly however it offers an honest glimpse into the early years of one of alternative rock's founding fathers guitar innovator j mascis and bassmangling cohort lou barlow take the listener on a brief foray into dark indiemetal on tracks like 'bulbs of passion' and 'mountain man' providing stark contrast to the more lofi pop specimens 'forget the swan' and 'quest' most songs race by at a rate faster than a punkrock basement jam session overall it's a portrait of a band on the verge of greatness 'dinosaur' is not for the faint of heart but will justly reward the patient patron