We've heard a couple of songs from Just Tell Me You Want Me - A Tribute To Fleetwood Mac over the past few months. Today we get to stream the entire project which features covers of Fleetwood Mac from the likes of Tame Impala, MGMT, St. Vincent, Washed Out, The Kills and Lykke Li. Stream it in full below and from the 14th of August you can pick up a copy of it over here.
Dinosaur Jr. have reissued their back catalog and made a tonne of fans very happy by touring full abum sets but J Mascis is now changing direction with a project alongside Built to Spill bassist, Brett Nelson. The Electronic Anthology Project is looking to release a synth record full of Dinosaur Jr. covers which will be released as a limited pressing of 500 on purple vinyl. Today you can see what the project sounds like in the shape of the "Tarpit" cover below which originally featured on the 1987 album, You're Living All Over Me, below courtesy of P4K.
J Mascis earlier this year released a solo album titled Several Shades of Why and to make sure that the world remembers the aforementioned album as the year comes to an end, Sub Pop are offering up a special treat. "I've Been Thinking" is a bonus track that featured on the LP's Japanese release. It'll be released as a 7” single as the B-side to "Circle" on November the 22nd. Give it a try before you buy below.
Ever thought it'd be cool to hang out with River Cuomo and co? Ever wanted to go on a cruise? If you answered yes to both of those then Weezer may have just made your life a whole lot better. They've announced The Weezer Cruise. Included will be live performances from Weezer, naturally, but along with that Dinosaur Jr along with solo and acoustic shows from J Mascis. Also hitting up the ship will be Wavves, the Antlers, Boom Bip, Gene Ween and Dave Dreiwitz, Yuck, Free Energy, Keepaway and Yacht Rock Revue, whatever that is.
The cruise will travel from Miami to the Mexican island of Cozumel setting sail on January 19th until the 23rd. Including a Q & A with Weezer and all guests will get a photo with the band!
Prices range from $699 to $2899 depending on your wallet size as well as the size of your desired bedroom. For full details head on over here, but before that check out video announcement at the top.
As we all know Daytrotter is the place for artists to lay down some nice versions of their tracks for us all to then enjoy and download over on the official site. Latest to go and have a sit down with them is the master of the frets, J Mascis. He dropped by to play some cuts off of his latest Several Shades of Why. J seems to like keeping his feet off of the ground, with the announcement of a Dinosaur Jr tour amongst other things.
Tracks that he played were "Circle", "Alone", "Listen To Me" and title track "Several Shades of Why" which you can take a listen to below before you go grab the whole session over here.
Check out the Dinosaur Jr man, J Mascis, rocking his acoustic yet again, but doing it oh so very well. This time it's courtesy of Pitchfork that we get to enjoy his lead cut, "Several Shades of Why" which appears on his most recent release of the same name Several Shades of Why. Check out the impressive performance up at the top and head on over to P4K for a few more if you like what you hear.
Check out a nice few tracks from J Mascis, the living legend that is. He dropped by the good people over at The Fly and performed in their courtyard for FlyTV bringing along with him his acoustic guitar and some sick finger skills! He performed the tracks "Several Shades of Why" and "Listen To Me" which both feature on his latest studio release,
Check out the"Listen to Me" after the jump and "Several Shades" is available up at the top.
Check out the trippy child like visuals for J Mascis' track "Not Enough" which features on his album Several Shades of Why. We posted up the full stream a few weeks ago and I don't know how we missed this video but it's an enjoyable watch. Check out the felt tip pen stop motion video at the top via Sub Pop Records' Youtube Channel.