Lou Barlow has been writing and recording songs, sometimes obsessively, for over 2 decades. His name is practically synonymous with this thing that some would call indie-rock. Hopefully i don’t have to waste too much time telling the back story. Barlow has been an integral force in some of the most successful and influential underground bands of the last two decades — Deep Wound, Dinosaur Jr, Sebadoh, The Folk Implosion.
A Google search will provide plenty of background in two seconds, but join anyway.