Reviews // 2 Articles
Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for August 2014
31 Jul 2014 // 8:14 PM
Get advance word on new offerings from Spoon, J Mascis, and Pallbearer, plus an extensive list of August's new releases.
Another Shade of J: An Interview with J Mascis
24 Apr 2011 // 9:23 PM
With Another Shade of Why, the famed Dinosaur Jr. guitarist makes his most Dinosaur Jr.-sounding solo disc to date, and sits down with PopMatters to discuss vocal exercises, "English folky bands", and his tips for those just about to try skiing ...
J Mascis: Tied to a Star
3 Sep 2014 // 8:05 PM
On his latest, deceptively quiet solo outing, legendary Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis wisely lets his guitar do the talking.
J Mascis: Several Shades of Why
13 Mar 2011 // 5:00 PM
So much for guitar hero J Mascis, at least for this acoustic record, but despite its hushed tone, the album's intricate layers and subtle tension create their own energy.