I've always liked Dinosaur Jr. Pretty sure the first time I heard them was in an Alien Workshop video called Memory Screen in the late 80's and I've been hooked ever since. Or was it in Speed Freaks / Mike Vallely?
I was a huge fan of the crisp video footage blended with super 8 and other lo fi filming.
Mike Vallely's part from around the same time.
I sat for hours hitting record on MTV's 120 minutes to maybe capture a Dinosaur song.
This was the first video I saw of them.
Since then they've been in closely connected to skateboarding.
Just look at them skating / bmx:ing in this video.
My first cd I bought (1990) was Dinosaur Jr's Green Mind, as well as a Janes Addiction's Ritual De Lo Habitual.
I even used a song in a snowboard movie called Afterlame in 2004.
3:54 into this clip.
Anyway, been listening to their new album a lot lately. Some songs sound very pop / Foo Fighter esq but others are closer to the Dino Jr I like.
This song especially. Been thinking of what I can film that would fit it.
It deserves a good visual presentation.