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Hear J Mascis Covering Elliott Smith’s “Waltz #2 (XO)”

XXX of XXX performs on stage on day three of the Falls Music Festival on December 31, 2011 in Lorne, Australia.

From the upcoming Elliott Smith compilation Say Yes! here’s J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. putting his shaggy, fuzzed-out take on Smith’s classic “Waltz #2 (XO).”

Say Yes! A Tribute to Elliott Smith will be released on American Laundromat next week, Pitchfork reports, and it features contributions from Waxahatchee, Jesu and Sun Kil Moon, Juliana Hatfield, and Mascis’s Dino Jr. bandmate Lou Barlow. Listen to “Waltz #2 (XO)” below.