Browsing Tag

j mascis

5 Score

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.
Read More

A Jam Packed Wednesday with Miss Destiny, Terry Malts, Girl Band, Gap Dream, J Mascis, and Nude Beach

With the likes of White Lung, Perfect Pussy, and Priests all making noise in the underground, 2014 is likely to go down as the year women returned ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

The Rockometer: S/T by Heavy Blanket

Heavy Blanket Heavy Blanket Outer Battery Records Maybe you were listening to an old Dinosaur, Jr jam like "Sludgefeast," "The Wagon," or "Out ...
Read More

Play Me: Dr Marten’s Blues by Heavy Blanket

Heavy Blanket is Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis along with Pete Cougar and Johnny Pancake. I'm going to go on the record and say that Mr. Cougar and Mr. ...
Read More

Tonight: Free In-Store with Kurt Vile at Music Saves and J Mascis/Kurt Vile at The Grog Shop

A quick reminder: There's a free in-store show happening tonight at Music Saves with Kurt Vile at 7:30.  And, later tonight, Vile will be ...
Read More

The Rockometer: Several Shades of Why by J Mascis

J Mascis Several Shades of Why Sub Pop Writing for the Onion's AV Club, and noticing the distinct lack of shredding on Several Shades of Why, ...
Read More