J Mascis duets with Sharon Van Etten on John Denver’s “Prisoners” from the new tribute album, “The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver.” The song debuted at Pitchfork.com, click HERE to listen and view a video trailer for the album featuring J, Dave Matthews, Lucinda Williams and Allen Stone. The album is out now, get it at Amazon or iTunes.
Congratulations to Zac Childers for winning the Fender/J Mascis signature guitar and Alien Workshop skateboard video contest. Check out his winning video here.
Spin.com premiered the new video today from Dinosaur Jr. Pierce The Morning Rain answers the question of what happens when you shake up the typical American, suburban lifestyle with dB drag racing. Pierce The Morning Rain was directed by Emmy-winning comedy writer and director Scott Jacobson, he’s of Bob’s Burgers, The Daily Show, Saturday Night Live and awesome music videos. The video stars actor James Urbaniak (Homeland, The Venture Brothers) and comedian Maria Bamford as the couple whose lives become transformed by playing Dinosaur Jr. as loudly as the current technology allows. The video also includes an appearance from Henry Rollins.
J Mascis will appear in an upcoming episode of IFC’s Portlandia. The episode will air Friday, January 25th at 10pm ET/CT on IFC.