J Mascis - Quotes

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I prefer cynical people. Nice guys grow on trees.

I prefer cynical people. Nice guys grow on trees.

Generally my songs are just some riffs slung together as an excuse for a guitar solo. ---->>>

It's good to have certain restrictions sometimes, but it's definitely more fun to play really loud, with distortion. ---->>>

It's harder to play drums than guitar, physically. I'm always kind of on the edge. I guess that's how I play everything: on the edge of my ability. ---->>>

People have to do what they want to do. ---->>>

All labels are offensive in some way. ---->>>

I have a couple of gold teeth. I had braces for a year but I didn't wear the retainer. ---->>>

I play a Fender Jazzmaster and three stacks and a combo, two old Marshall Plexis and a Hiwatt combo and a Hiwatt combo with Marshall cabs. ---->>>

I've always worn earplugs, but I'm sure my hearing's not great. ---->>>

'No Bones' has some reverb that I kick around. ---->>>

When I play a solo I'm just expressing that moment. It can go horribly wrong easily enough. ---->>>

I enjoy having some boundaries to work within. That's why I generally don't like alternate tunings and stuff like that. I like the boundaries of regular tunings. ---->>>

Yeah, you know, I'm always into cassette. At least they seem to be the longest-lasting medium we used to have. I don't play cassettes much anymore, but I play records all the time. ---->>>

I've never liked rehearsing too much. ---->>>

Usually I like to have them, but going drum-less pushes everything in a new direction and makes it easier to keep things sounding different. ---->>>

You might as well play at the show everyone else is playing at. ---->>>

I was just reading about Paul Simon in 'Uncut', and it was fascinating. I never think about him much or think about his music or anything, but it's interesting to hear his ideas on stuff. ---->>>

Biography

Name: J Mascis
Nationality: American
Born: 12-10, 1965
Birthplace:
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Occupation: Musician

J Mascis ( MASS-kiss; born Joseph Donald Mascis Jr., December 10, 1965) is an American musician, best known as the singer, guitarist and main songwriter for the alternative rock band Dinosaur Jr. He has also released several albums as a solo artist and played drums and guitar on other projects. His most recent solo album, Tied to a Star, was released in August 2014 (wikipedia)