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"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 »
One of the perks of a Late Night band comprising Fred Armisen and an array of indie rock veterans has been the parade of musical luminaries sitting in. Marnie Stern and Eleanor Friedberger have each…   Read Story »
We've already heard one track from Fucked Up's forthcoming Glass Boys, and the Canadian epic-hardcore band just dropped another. "Led By Hand" kind of combines the soaring, atmospheric emo of Sunny…   Read Story »