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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 »
As we prepare ourselves for this weekend's pleasingly loud ATP NY (see: Holy Mountain, Superfuzz Bigmuff, Raw Power, Sunn O))) + Boris, SY, ATP regulars Fuck Buttons, etc.), it's been announced that…   Read Story »
A couple of days ago we posted the updated take on Sentridoh's "Losercore." (Pairing that with the Wckr Spgt Shrimper compilation, it kind of feels like the start of the unofficial summer of '90s…   Read Story »
This is not a flashback: When not skating with Dinosaur Jr., perennial lo-fi bard Lou Barlow re-recorded one of Sentridoh's early '90s anthems "Losercore" with his recent backing band the missingmen.…   Read Story »