Posts tagged "j mascis"

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 we…
By: 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.
By: 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…
By: 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,"…
By: 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 it…
By: 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…
By: 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 Joa…
By: 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 hi…
By: 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…
By: 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 hi…
By: 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…
By: 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 i…
By: 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,…
By: 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 invitatio…
By: 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 vega…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Chris Martins / January 23, 2013

Hear Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis Open Up on Marc Maron’s ‘WTF’ Podcast

Dinosaur Jr. main man J Mascis isn't exactly a Chatty Cathy, as noted in SPIN's recent feature on the band, "Rediscovering the Gnarl." A…
By: Chris Martins / November 27, 2012

J Mascis, ‘Several Shades of Why’ (Sub Pop)

In addition to reconvening his influential proto-grunge trio Dinosaur Jr., J Mascis has spent the past few years indulging his love of classic rock and…
By: Mikael Wood / March 15, 2011

New LPs: Black Joe Lewis, Joy Formidable & 7 more!

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:…
By: SPIN Staff / March 15, 2011
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