Episode 31 - J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr / Deep Wound /etc.)

Jun 10, 2015, 05:21 AM

No one is more excited than J Mascis to finally get to sit down with Damian for an episode of Turned Out A Punk. Listen along as J ; gleefully, earnestly, and passionately recounts his journey from Deep Wound drummer to Guitar God.

Topics also hit on:

-The similarities between doing WTF and TOAP

-Being unable to make it through the Gerard Cooly’s episode because it was “too nerdy”

-Finding Punk through hearing about the Ramones at record stores

-Starting to take the “Joke Music” seriously

-Loving Mott Hoople

-Meeting the rest of Deep Wound

-J had a radio show!?!?!?!

-J mail-ordering the Finnish hardcore 7” cannon


-Being pen-pals with the Neos

-Gerard thoughts on Deep Wound making J literally LOL

-Being pissed off (still) about the Bands The Could Be God Comp.

-Gerard Cosloy: Manager/ back-up singer

-Seeing the two worst Mission To Burma shows back in the day

-Lou Barlow being too scared to go to the Minor Threat show

-The Boston guys being scary and “focused”

-The first Deep Wound show with the FU’s

-Maybe putting on the first Last Rights’ show

-Killslug: Creepy dudes

-Waking up one day and Hardcore has ended

-The Vash D Bashers: Dread Din and J’s three drums and vocal project

-Raw Power: Fun Live



-Collaborating with Paul Schaffer

-Being on Beavis And Butthead: “A highpoint”

-Taking Matt Dillon to CBGB’s and getting him covered in shit

-Playing on Jenny Jones

-Turning down playing on Conan in the beginning

-Being on the Judgment Night Soundtrack

-1991: The Year Of Punk Broke: the time

-What Nirvana sounds like

-GBV: innocence in a sea of jadedness

-J’s record collection

- and more

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