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Elliott Smith Tribute Album to Feature Waxahatchee, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, J Mascis, and More

Waxahatchee, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, J Mascis, Juliana Hatfield, Lou Barlow, Yuck, and many more artists are set to appear on a forthcoming Elliott Smith tribute…
Rachel Brodsky / March 3, 2016

Kurt Vile and Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis Get ‘Pretty Pimpin’ on ‘Colbert’

Update: As a part of Three Lobed Recordings' new project, Parallelograms, Kurt Vile has a couple of new songs available to stream: "Pretty Boy," "Way Back…
Rachel Brodsky / December 10, 2015

Kim Gordon and J Mascis Team Up on Feedback-Heavy ‘Slow Boy’

Kim Gordon and J Mascis, who are still buds from their respective years spent in Sonic Youth and Dinosaur Jr., have teamed up on a…
Rachel Brodsky / June 8, 2015

J Mascis Covers Mazzy Star’s ‘Fade Into You’ on ‘Seth Meyers’

J Mascis stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers last night, where he performed his recent single, "Every Morning," and, as a web exclusive, a…
Rachel Brodsky / February 5, 2015

J Mascis Turns the Volume Down For an NPR ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

As the frontman for the ear-splitting former SPIN cover stars Dinosaur Jr., J Mascis has generally taken on the mindset that louder is better. But…
Colin Joyce / November 22, 2014

Fred Armisen Corrupts Hippie Cult in J Mascis’ ‘Every Morning’ Video

A few months ago, Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis assisted Fred Armisen with his duties as band leader for Late Night With Seth Meyers. Now,…
Kyle McGovern / August 27, 2014

J Mascis Shares Dewy Strummer ‘Every Morning,’ Details New Album

The best part of waking up is a new J Mascis song on your music listening device. The Dinosaur Jr. frontman has shared "Every Morning,"
Marc Hogan / June 10, 2014

J Mascis Plots New Solo Album, Sits in With Seth Meyers

It's been three years since J Mascis released his debut solo album, Several Shades of Why, and now the Dinosaur Jr. frontman has announced its follow-up, Tied…
Dan Reilly / May 21, 2014

Hear Fucked Up and J Mascis’ Bruising ‘Led by Hand’

The second single from Fucked Up's forthcoming Glass Boys LP starts largely in the same vein as the first taste did. "Led By Hand" is expansive hardcore-inflected indie…
Colin Joyce / April 29, 2014

Nirvana Follow Rock Hall Induction With Guest-Packed Secret Show

Nirvana's performances last night didn't end with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, where the band's surviving members played with Joan Jett,…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2014

Stream Doug Keith’s J Mascis-Enriched ‘Pure Gold in the 70’s’

Doug Keith serves as right-hand man to Sharon Van Etten on the road, but the New York-based singer-songwriter also maintains a solo career of his…
Kyle McGovern / November 25, 2013

See Jon Wurster and Aimee Mann Play John Denver Look-Alikes

Back in April, ATO Records shared the star-studded album The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver along with My Morning Jacket's cover of "Leaving…
Chris Martins / October 8, 2013

See J Mascis Shred Daft Punk and Black Sabbath With the Roots on ‘Fallon’

J Mascis appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night (July 29), sitting in with house band the Roots throughout the entire episode. Befitting his…
Kyle McGovern / July 30, 2013

The Biggest Losers: Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee Celebrates 25 Years With Built to Spill, King Tuff, More

Yes, you're old. On Saturday, great American institution Sub Pop Records celebrated its honest-to-god 25th birthday with a multi-stage blowout in its Seattle hometown, with…
Jolie Ruben / July 15, 2013

Watch Sub Pop’s 25th Birthday Party Atop Seattle’s Space Needle

Sub Pop Records is commemorating its 25th anniversary this weekend with a Silver Jubilee celebration on July 13. The showcase takes place in Georgetown and…
Kyle McGovern / July 11, 2013

See Bill Hader’s ‘SNL’ Send-off With Ian Rubbish, Kim Gordon, Steve Jones, J Mascis, and More

In addition to hosting the First Coming of Yeezus, May 19's Saturday Night Live was the season closer and the final episode to feature Bill Hader, and…
Chris Martins / May 19, 2013

Sub Pop Invites J Mascis, Mudhoney, and Pissed Jeans to Label’s 25th Birthday Party

Earlier this year, Sub Pop sort of announced plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a single-day Silver Jubilee festival. The vague invitation read, "We…
Kyle McGovern / April 10, 2013

Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis Designs Pimp-Purple Vegan Shoe

Dinosaur Jr. frontman, Bless the Barn quietist (via Portlandia) and all-around gnarlmeister J Mascis has designed a very, very, very purple shoe for vegan footware house…
Chris Martins / March 20, 2013

J Mascis and Sharon Van Etten Lend John Denver’s ‘Prisoners’ Some Pretty Gnarl

Last week we hipped you to My Morning Jacket's tender cover of the John Denver classic "Leaving on a Jet Plane." That song arrived in…
Chris Martins / March 7, 2013

Watch Dirty Projectors and J Mascis Rock ‘Portlandia’ Gently

Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein have been skewering rock's great clichés from the beginning — remember our October 2011 interview with the pair?
Chris Martins / January 23, 2013
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