105.7 The Point Welcomes
with Riley Walker
Vaccination Proof/Test: None required. Mask: Optional
Dinosaur Jr. – 9:10pm
Riley Walker – 8pm
Doors – 7pm
*Set times are approximate & subject to change without notice.
Dinosaur Jr. scheduled at The Pageant on Thursday, September 16 has been rescheduled for Friday, September 23, 20222. Tickets for the 9/16 show will be honored at the new date. Please see our COVID-19 page for more info.
About Dinosaur Jr.
Sweep It Into Space
Here is Sweep It Into Space, the fifth new studio album cut by Dinosaur Jr. during the 13th year of their rebirth. Originally scheduled for issue in mid 2020, this record’s temporal trajectory was thwarted by the coming of the Plague. But it would take more than a mere Plague to tamp down the exquisite fury of this trio when they are fully dialed-in. And Sweep It Into Space is a masterpiece of zoned dialing.
In the decades since the release of Dinosaur Jr.’s original triptych of foundational albums, it has become clear that their sound — once hailed as a sort of almost-tamed noise — is/was/always-has-been fully functioning pop music of a sort. The subsequent generations of bands who grew up breathing Dino’s fumes managed to tinker around with the edges of their original post-hardcore song-forms enough for listeners to realize there had always been melodies at the center of everything they did. What Dinosaur Jr. produces is nothing but a beautiful new version of the rock continuum — riff, power, beat and longing, created with an eye on the infinite future.
Recorded, as usual, at Amherst’s Biquiteen, the sessions for Sweep It...