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A couple years ago, Built To Spill bassist Brett Nelson launched the Electronic Anthology Project, a passion project that reimagined Built To Spill's songs through the aesthetic of New Wave bands…   Read Story »
When he's not leading Dinosaur Jr., legendary indie-rock axe-wrecker J Mascis likes to keep himself busy with extracurricular projects. His latest is the instrumental power-trio Heavy Blanket, which…   Read Story »
Nerd culture collides again for Aggronautix's new bobblehead, facsimile of J. Mascis. There is some precedent for this. But they're thinking big this time. J is accurately sculpted right down to…   Read Story »
If you happen to own a Fender Jazzmaster and a Big Muff distortion pedal, odds are Dinosaur Jr. rank high in your music collection. Touring in support of their 1988 fuzz bomb masterpiece Bug,…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, Dinosaur Jr. main man J Mascis released Several Shades Of Why, a solo album full of gorgeously weary acoustic shreddage. "I've Been Thinking," the song we've got up for download…   Read Story »
It's ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY '80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music culture that changed irrevocably a decade…   Read Story »
Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their toes (ouch, sorry). The shoes which you can see here…   Read Story »
SXSW 2011 came and went -- we have the portraits to prove it -- but it doesn't mean those days in Austin aren't still spitting out worthwhile mementos... Like Fred Armisen before him, Ted Leo…   Read Story »
Not sure if it's the weather or the easy familiarity of that voice, but I find myself listening to J Mascis' pretty, easygoing, mostly acoustic Several Shades Of Why at least once a day. When we…   Read Story »
"Not Enough" is the first single from J Mascis's forthcoming mostly acoustic collection Several Shades Of Why. For all of his primary bands and side projects, it's being billed as his first…   Read Story »