J Mascis
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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for August 2014
31 Jul 2014 // 9:14 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 // 10:23 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 // 9:05 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 // 6:00 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.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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