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33 Musicians Discuss Their Favorite Radiohead Songs

From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead's fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow…
Stereogum | March 10, 2015 - 10:42 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2014 - 11:04 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | August 1, 2014 - 4:12 pm

More J Mascis stories

J Mascis – “Elastic Days” Video

J Mascis will release a new album this Friday called Elastic Days. We've already heard singles "See You At The Movies," "Everything She Said," and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 5, 2018 - 10:25 am

J Mascis – “Web So Dense”

J Mascis will always have a place in underground rock Valhalla because of all his decades playing blazingly triumphant, evocatively fuzzed-out classic-rock reveries with Dinosaur…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2018 - 10:14 am

J Mascis – “Everything She Said”

Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis is releasing a new solo album in a couple months, his first project alone since 2014's Tied To A Star. It's…
James Rettig | September 18, 2018 - 10:31 am

J Mascis – “See You At The Movies”

When he's not making gloriously wistful noise at the front of Dinosaur Jr., the permanently dazed underground-rock guitar hero J Mascis has lately been recording…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2018 - 10:19 am

Please Watch J Mascis Singing Tom Petty Karaoke To A Half-Empty Bar In Massachusetts

There are still some good things in the world, like this Facebook video captured by an unsuspecting patron of an empty-looking bar in Provincetown, Mass.,…
Andy Cush / Spin | July 14, 2018 - 11:14 am


JJUUJJUU x J Mascis – “Italian Toothpaste (Remix)”

To be a festival organizer, you have to know a lot of people. In addition to being the cofounder of California's Desert Daze music festival,…
Peter Helman | May 30, 2018 - 10:14 am

Watch J Mascis Cover Led Zeppelin’s “Tangerine”

Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis is one of the musicians performing at the Music Of Led Zeppelin tribute concert at Carnegie Hall tonight alongside the Zombies,…
Peter Helman | March 7, 2018 - 10:06 pm

J Mascis, Bettye LaVette, The Zombies, & More Playing Led Zeppelin Tribute At Carnegie Hall

Every year for the past 14 years, Carnegie Hall in partnership with City Winery has hosted a "Music Of" tribute┬áconcert where musicians play the works…
Grace Birnstengel | December 6, 2017 - 9:00 am

J Mascis Is Selling Some Of His Many Guitars And Effects Pedals

Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis is a known gearhead, and now you have a chance to pick up some of the gear that he's accumulated over…
Peter Helman | October 25, 2017 - 11:01 am

Weakened Friends – “Hate Mail” (Feat. J Mascis)

Weakened Friends are an indie rock trio out of Portland, Maine whose '90s-reminiscent sound owes more than a little bit to Dinosaur Jr.'s sludgy, laconic…
Chris DeVille | September 1, 2017 - 9:21 am

Hear J Mascis Talk About Adele On Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast

J Mascis was on Marc Maron's WTF podcast today and, as Pitchfork points out, he talked about how much he likes Adele. "I got into…
James Rettig | May 25, 2017 - 1:22 pm

Watch J Mascis Get Fired In A New Funny Or Die Short

What if Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis worked in a office with a bunch of other long-haired businessmen? And then they had to fire him? That's…
Peter Helman | May 20, 2017 - 10:26 am

Watch J Mascis Win On @Midnight

J Mascis, the taciturn guitar hero at the center of Dinosaur Jr., is notoriously one of the worst interviews in indie rock. It's a herculean…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2016 - 8:51 am

Stream New Elliott Smith Covers By Waxahatchee, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, & More

Everyone loves Elliott Smith, and that includes other musicians. A whole bunch of indie rock heavy-hitters came together to contribute to the new Elliott Smith…
Peter Helman | October 14, 2016 - 9:13 am

J Mascis – “Waltz #2″ (Elliott Smith Cover)

The late Elliott Smith is one of the most universally beloved songwriters in the history of indie rock, and many of his admirers have contributed…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2016 - 8:55 am
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