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At Sunday night's VMAs, MTV awarded its Video Of The Year trophy to Miley Cyrus' butt-naked tearsploitation Terry Richardson vision "Wrecking Ball," and Miley brought a homeless model (?) to the…   Read Story »
You keep thinking Fred Armisen's schedule is so busy that he'll have to stop appearing in random indie rock music videos, but no, he never does. Yesterday, Armisen's buddy J Mascis, the Dinosaur Jr.…   Read Story »
"Shakedown" is a jangly, propulsive, New Wave-influenced highlight from Pink Mountaintops' recent Get Back. Stephen McBean sings about Fascination Street in a voice that could have been Robert…   Read Story »
The great Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis is famous for blazing, melodic, eardrum-rupturing, feedback-drenched solos, but his dazed, muttering, tired-of-the-world voice is just as essential a piece of…   Read Story »
The Flaming Lips already announced the impending release of With A Little Help From My Fwends, their guest-heavy full-length tribute to the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The album…   Read Story »
This week's 5 Best Songs cover a pretty big age range, career-wise. We've got the old guard still kicking ass and taking names (in a really pretty, gentle way), a relatively young band taking a step…   Read Story »
Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis casually announced his new album Tied To A Star on Late Night With Seth Meyers a few months back and shared the spry "Every Morning." The world-weariness of his latest…   Read Story »
J Mascis' band Sweet Apple bring together a lot of alt-rock vets on their new album The Golden Age Of Glitter, as evidenced on the previously released "Wish You Could Stay (A Little Longer)," which…   Read Story »
More than three years ago, Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis released the casually great mostly-acoustic solo album Several Shades Of Why, an album you should absolutely check out if it flew under your…   Read Story »
J Mascis is sitting in with the 8G Band on Late Night With Seth Meyers all this week, and it turns out that arrangement is at least in part a way to alert the public to the imminent release of a new…   Read Story »