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Portlandia's Fred Armisen has played shows alongside a wide range of talent and we have seen him perform TLC's "Waterfalls" in the past. Last Friday night, Armisen covered the song again at the…   Read Story »
J Mascis and Sharon Van Etten put a cover out of John Denver's "Prisoner" this year, and it now comes with this excellent Funny Or Die music video. In the world of this video, it seems like people…   Read Story »
I don't want to bum anybody out, but summer's almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that unbridled feeling of summer's start and infinite…   Read Story »
A pair of prolific lifechampions joined forces last night, when J and Questo and the rest of the Roots jammed on a series of bumpers, walk-on songs, and covers (Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," Black…   Read Story »
Dinosaur Jr. frontman and eternal guitar hero J Mascis now has his very own shoe, a collaboration with the L.A. company Keep. It's purple, with a design on the back that's made to look like Mascis's…   Read Story »
As part of the Silver Jubliee Festival Seattle radio station KEXP has teamed up with Sub Pop to celebrate the label's 25th anniversary in a truly awesome fashion -- live performances on the top of…   Read Story »
It seems Fred Armisen is leaving Saturday Night Live. In addition to two epic Kanye West performances, last night's episode featured a super-group of indie rock stars joining Armisen on stage for…   Read Story »
The perma-square '70s folkie John Denver might seem like an odd choice to get the tribute-album treatment. But the man wrote "Leaving On A Jet Plane," sang with the Muppets, testified against music…   Read Story »
Here's a sneak peek of this Friday's episode of Portlandia. J Mascis and members of Dirty Projectors perform with a character played by Carrie Brownstein in sketch called "Battle Of The Gentle…   Read Story »
Dinosaur Jr. guitar-mauler J Mascis is, infamously, probably the single worst interview in all of high-profile indie rock; he's diffident, taciturn, and quiet, and he always gives off an air of vague…   Read Story »