The Rockometer: Tied to a Star by J Mascis
Look, I'm under no impression that acoustic J. Mascis on his latest solo outing, Tied to a Star, will deliver the same type of thrills as plugged in J. Mascis posing in front of a six-stack of Marshall amps, leveling a room with feedback and fury. I have much more realistic expectations. All I want is a moment or two of fine finger-picking and a couple tracks to reassure myself I indeed need J. Mascis unplugged in my life.
An All-Star Jam Packed Tuesday with New Pornographers, Spoon, J Mascis, Mastodon, and Death Grips
By now, you should be able to tell when an artist is talking out of his arse in a gamely attempt to get music journos to type any old ...
Nelsonville Music Festival 2014 In Pictures, In Words
2014 Nelsonville Music Festival - Images by Mara Robinson
Editor's Note: While I wasn't able to make this year's Nelsonville Music ...
Riot Fest Saturday: Dinosaur, Jr, Guided by Voices, and FLAG
Coming into Riot Fest Chicago, I had planted all of these clever alternate festival names in my mind, like Who Let the Olds Out, Moms-And-Dad...
Is It Possible to Measure Greatness Through a Reunion Show? I Sure Hope So
Thursday night, I had shown up to the Dinosaur, Jr show at the Beachland Ballrom on Cleveland's east side, some two-and-a-half hours before J ...
Live: Dinosaur, Jr @ The Beachland Ballroom 10.24.12
If Shearwater was supposed to be the folksier, quieter band on the Dinosaur, Jr bill on Tuesday night at the Beachland, then the fact that they ...
The Rockometer: I Bet On Sky by Dinosaur, Jr
I Bet on Sky
My 1996 self has a hard time believing that in the year 2012 the original lineup of Dinosaur, Jr is still ...
Play Me: “Watch the Corners” by Dinosaur, Jr
To judge by the first few seconds of "Watch the Corners," the first track released from Dinosaur, Jr's 10th studio album, I Bet on Sky, one ...