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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. #826: Steve Albini and Fred Armisen
Ep. #821: Kurt Vile
Ep. #812: Michael Azerrad on ‘The Amplified Come As You Are – The Story of Nirvana’
Ep. #806: The Breeders
Ep. #747: Fucked Up
Ep. #673: Sonic Youth
Ep. #614: Lou Barlow
Ep. #577: Thurston Moore
Ep. #515: Matthew “Doc” Dunn

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Ep. #828: ‘Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine’ with Mark Davidson & Parker Fishel

Mark Davidson and Parker Fishel discuss their work on the essential new book, Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine, its fascinating essays and notable contributors and their access to almost any of Dylan’s manuscripts and lyric notebooks at the Bob Dylan Center that they asked for, clamouring for mythical material by Dylan, Charlie Parker, and Fugazi, why it feels like Dylan is telling us he’s retiring, the latest on the Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #826: Steve Albini and Fred Armisen
Ep. #821: Kurt Vile
Ep. #793: Ray Padgett
Ep. #761: Jokermen
Ep. #749: Daniel Lanois
Ep. #686: Bob Dylan Center’s Mark Davidson & Parker Fishel
Ep. #648: Lee Ranaldo
Ep. #634: Richard Thompson
Ep. #522: Destroyer
Ep. #450: Jeff Tweedy
Ep. #395: Robert Hilburn
Ep. #223: Ian MacKaye & Steve Albini (Part I)
Ep. #222: Peter Guralnick
Ep. #27: Greil Marcus

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Bob Dylan and His Band Took Toronto to Unexpected and Rewarding Places Massey Hall, October 26
Last Night in Toronto (by Vish Khanna)
In Review: ‘Fragments: Time Out of Mind Sessions (1996-1997) – The Bootleg Series Vol. 17’ by Bob Dylan
In Review: Bob Dylan’s Rough and Rowdy Ways

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Ep. #826: Steve Albini and Fred Armisen

Steve Albini and Fred Armisen discuss Letters to Santa: The Holiday Gala in Chicago, which stars John Mulaney and takes place December 5 in Chicago, and Letters To Santa: The 24 Hour Comedy and Music Marathon in Los Angeles on December 16-17, their long friendship, their respective interactions with Conan O’Brien, Fred’s talents for mimicry, Steve’s penchant for comedic logic, Chicago’s distinction as a hub for top-tier comedy, music, and recording studios, Fred’s interest in “complicated drumming techniques,” the fact that a new Shellac album will likely be released soon, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #820: Gregg Turkington
Ep. #812: Michael Azerrad on ‘The Amplified Come As You Are – The Story of Nirvana’
Ep. #791: Nina Nastasia
Ep. #775: Will Oldham & Lori Damiano
Ep. #741: Steve Albini
Ep. #704: Sam Prekop and John McEntire
Ep. #692: Wilco
Ep. #562: Bill Callahan
Ep. #481: David Berman
Ep. #322: John Mulaney
Ep. #311: Robbie Fulks
Ep. #299: Jay Ryan
Ep. #224: Ian MacKaye & Steve Albini (Part II)
Ep. #223: Ian MacKaye & Steve Albini (Part I)
Ep. #163: Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington
Ep. #24: Steve Albini