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Ep. #834: J Mascis

J Mascis discusses his new solo album, What Do We Do Now, recent live Dinosaur Jr. jams with friends like Lee Ranaldo, Kurt Vile, and Kim Deal, what we learned about “Divine Mascis” from the Breeders and J’s recollection, Kurt Cobain inviting him to join Nirvana, expensive cities like Oslo, Norway, working with Ken Mauri and Matthew “Doc” Dunn, loving early work by the band Chicago, Van Morrison vs. Bob Dylan, band chemistry and case studies like Metallica and Ramones, how musical heroes other than Lou Reed never seem to understand him, Dino and solo show news, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #436: Michael Azerrad

Michael Azerrad talks about his new book for Harper Collins, Rock Critic Law: 101 Unbreakable Rules for Writing Badly About Music, laziness and boredom within rock music criticism, what critics could learn from his satiric book, upcoming plans for his previous books, Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana and Our Band Could be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981–1991, plus more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts.