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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 »
Timothy Showalter has been releasing haunted, personal folk-rock as Strand Of Oaks for years, and now he's ready to move up in the world with his new album HEAL. The album's first single is the…   Read Story »
Last night, the surviving members of Nirvana made a surprising and awesome decision. On their way into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, those members played the ceremony, with a succession of badass…   Read Story »
J Mascis' band Sweet Apple is kind of a supergroup with two members of Cobra Verde, one from Witch, and on the recent single "Wish You Could Stay," grunge vet Mark Lanegan. The band-directed video…   Read Story »
Timothy Showalter has spent the past five or six years traveling this earth playing deeply affecting, unmistakably personal folk-rock under the name Strand Of Oaks. His discography is varied in…   Read Story »
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 »