J Mascis

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    The Tweets of 4Knots Music Festival

    Saturday at the South Street Seaport and 4Knots Music Festival was magical. The sun was shining, Marnie the Dog's tongue was out, and Dinosaur Jr. damaged the hearing of everyone in attendance a tiny bit. Thanks for coming out and having a good time with us. And thanks for tweeting about your super ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Ten Big Deal Albums We're Hella Excited For

    Hey: Albums! In case people still care about these things, here's a batch of potentially interesting releases arriving in the coming weeks and months:

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    May 2, 2012

    Q&A: Mike Watt On Snapping Pics In San Pedro For on and off bass, The fIREHOSE Reunion, And Playing Stooges Covers

    For the past three decades, the flannel-flyin' and econo-jamming godhead Mike Watt has staunchly adhered to his and late, great best friend and fellow Minuteman D Boon's credo "punk is whatever we made it to be while projecting an air of sincerity that is just plain righteous. And in all of Watt's p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Live: Sonic Youth Get Caught Between Bad Moon Rising and New York City

    Sonic Youth w/Wild Flag, Kurt Vile Williamsburg Waterfront Friday, August 12 Better than: Listening to a playlist of the set on Spotify. Just before Sonic Youth played "Starfield Road," from 1994's Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, at Friday night's Williamsburg Waterfront gig, singer-guit ... More >>

  • Music

    January 19, 2010

    Yes, I 'Actually' Like It

    More music to love, loathe, fear, and tragically fail to avoid

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    Live: I'm Not There Dylan Tribute at the Beacon Theater

    Text by Bret Gladstone I’m Not There Concert Beacon Theater November 8th, 2007 “You know, nobody’s mentioned Bob Dylan yet,” said X man John Doe. This was approximately one hour and forty-eight minutes into the I’m Not There concert— a tribute to Todd Haynes’ new Dylan biopic, and t ... More >>

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    September 27, 2007

    No Context: An Interview with the Magik Markers

    The Magik Markers play Death by Audio, Monday, October 1 DOWNLOAD The Magik Markers, "Bad Dream" (MP3 clip) The Magik Markers, "Taste" (MP3 clip) No Context by Zach Baron Since only a fraction of this interview with the Magik Markers appears in my short feature on them this week, I thought I'd p ... More >>

  • Music

    January 16, 2001