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Back From Extinction: Dinosaur Jr And The Annals Of Indie-Rock

Stevie Chick, Stranger, The, 18 August 2005

FUNNY HOW THINGS change. Only a year ago, the idea of Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis and Lou Barlow burying their legendarily blood-splattered hatchet was laughable. Their partnership resembled a particularly dysfunctional sibling relationship: Mascis the aloof and ineffable older brother, Barlow tugging in desperate awe at his trouser leg, craving approval the laconic guitarist could never quite give his passive-aggressive bassist.

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