Murphy at The Great Northern With Dinosaur Jr. 2010
|Birth name||Emmett Jefferson "Patrick" Murphy III|
December 21, 1964|
|Labels||Homestead, SST, Blanco y Negro/Sire, Merge, Fat Possum, Atlantic|
In April 2005, Murph returned to Dinosaur Jr. with J Mascis & Lou Barlow, reforming the original line-up. The trio has released four Dinosaur Jr. albums since reforming: the comeback album Beyond in 2007, Farm in 2009, I Bet on Sky in 2012, and most recently Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not in 2016. The band has steadily toured the world since reforming.
He is the son of E. Jefferson Murphy, a Professor of African Studies at Smith College.
Murph is known for his pounding drumbeats and tight fill techniques.
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