Indie-rock pioneers Sebadoh have just announced their first LP in 14 years. The full-length album titled Defend Yourself is due out on September 17 via Joyful Noise. Karl Hofstetter, the owner of Joyful Noise, has worked with Sebadoh’s Lou Barlow in the past—he released a song called “Welcome Home” last year—and the pair are joining forces again.
Defend Yourself not only marks the return of Lou Barlow, Jason Loewenstein, and Bob D’Amico, but also a return to the self-recorded DIY ethos that graced the early works of Sebadoh albums, namely Sebadoh III and Bakesale.
Continue reading the rest of the story on CMJ