Tag: J Mascis

Video: Maureen interviews J Mascis

Video: Maureen interviews J Mascis

To help promote ‘Several Shades of Why,’ the forthcoming solo album from Dinosaur Jr mastermind J Mascis, the folks at Sub Pop Records have posted this rather odd interview with some woman named Maureen.

Free MP3: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis, ‘It Is Done’

Free MP3: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis, ‘It Is Done’

With J Mascis’ first-ever solo studio album due out in just over a month, Sub Pop Records has kicked free a second track from ‘Several Shades of Why’: ‘It Is Done,’ featuring Band of Horses’ Ben Bridwell on backing vocals.

J Mascis sets 22-date North American solo acoustic tour for ‘Several Shades of Why’

J Mascis sets 22-date North American solo acoustic tour for ‘Several Shades of Why’

J Mascis will unplug this spring — or, as Dinosaur Jr bandmate Lou Barlow put it, ‘pretend he’s a peace loving acoustic guy’ — for a just-announced 22-date North American tour in support of his first-ever solo studio album ‘Several Shades of Why.’

Sebadoh reissuing ‘Bakesale’ and ‘Harmacy,’ embarking on ‘Remembering Time’ U.S. tour

Sebadoh reissuing ‘Bakesale’ and ‘Harmacy,’ embarking on ‘Remembering Time’ U.S. tour

With Dinosaur Jr on break, bassist Lou Barlow is shifting focus to a revived Sebadoh, with plans to release expanded reissues of 1994’s ‘Bakesale’ and 1996’s ‘Harmacy’ this year and take the famously lo-fi act out on the road for the ‘Bakesale/Harmacy Remembering Time Tour.’

Free MP3: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis, ‘Not Enough’

Free MP3: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis, ‘Not Enough’

Sub Pop Records today offered up the first taste of Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis’ forthcoming record ‘Several Shades of Why’ — an acoustic collection that’s actually his first-ever studio solo album — in the form of a free download of the track ‘Not Enough.’

Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis to release solo-acoustic album ‘Several Shades of Why’ in March

Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis to release solo-acoustic album ‘Several Shades of Why’ in March

J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr will tone things down considerably next spring with the release of his first proper solo album, an acoustic — and apparently drum-free — collection called ‘Several Shades of Why.’

Video: Dinosaur Jr plays ‘Repulsion,’ ‘Been There All the Time’ at Brazilian debut

The reunited Dinosaur Jr tonight wraps up a four-date swing through Brazil, the band’s first-ever performances in South America. To mark the occasion, we offer up this nicely shot clip filmed at the trio’s concert in Recife, Brazil, this past Saturday.

Vintage Video: Dinosaur Jr pro-shot rehearsal footage filmed at U Mass in 1986

Vintage Video: Dinosaur Jr pro-shot rehearsal footage filmed at U Mass in 1986

For our latest Vintage Video installment, we present this pro-shot footage of Dinosaur Jr’s original lineup — J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph — rehearsing at the University of Massachusetts in 1986.

Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis starts new band Sweet Apple with Cobra Verde, Witch members

Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis starts new band Sweet Apple with Cobra Verde, Witch members

Dinosaur Jr guitar slinger J Mascis has teamed up with two members of Cobra Verde and one of his Witch bandmates for a new project: Sweet Apple, which delivers its 12-track debut album, Love & Desperation, on April 20, and is expected to tour later this year.

Video: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis shops for vinyl records at Amoeba Music in Hollywood

Video: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis shops for vinyl records at Amoeba Music in Hollywood

Tweet Amoeba Records today posted the latest in its “What In My Bag?” video series — in which musicians shopping at the California chain’s outlets […]

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Pixies play Canada While fans await U.S. dates for the band’s Doolittle anniversary trek, the Pixies today announced their first North American concert in four […]

Dinosaur Jr recalls ‘Farm’ CD in Europe for being too loud. Seriously

Dinosaur Jr recalls ‘Farm’ CD in Europe for being too loud. Seriously

Dinosaur Jr this week recalled the European edition of its new Farm CD for sounding — no joke — too loud. The band, which apparently […]

Dinosaur Jr announces fall North American tour dates in support of ‘Farm’

Dinosaur Jr announces fall North American tour dates in support of ‘Farm’

With its new album, Farm, hitting stores today, Dinosaur Jr has announced a nearly two-month, coast-to-coast North American tour that runs from the end of […]