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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. — J Mascis

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All labels are offensive in some way. — J Mascis

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I've always worn earplugs, but I'm sure my hearing's not great. — J Mascis

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'No Bones' has some reverb that I kick around. — J Mascis

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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. — J Mascis

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I don't have any tattoos but I've thought about getting Ernie, from Bert and Ernie, on my earlobe. He made a big impression on me as a kid. And I have pretty big earlobes. — J Mascis

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I've never liked rehearsing too much. — J Mascis

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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. — J Mascis

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When I play a solo I'm just expressing that moment. It can go horribly wrong easily enough. — J Mascis

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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. — J Mascis

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I have a couple of gold teeth. I had braces for a year but I didn't wear the retainer. — J Mascis

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You might as well play at the show everyone else is playing at. — J Mascis

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I have limited interests. I really like all sorts of gear. Guitar gear. Recording gear. Stuff like that. I like music, you know. — J Mascis

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I'd definitely be into doing some zombie slaying music. That'd be cool. — J Mascis

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

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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. — J Mascis

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People have to do what they want to do. — J Mascis

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Generally my songs are just some riffs slung together as an excuse for a guitar solo. — J Mascis

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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. — J Mascis

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It seemed so wimpy at first when I started to play [guitar]. So I started playing loud with lots of effects just to try to mimic the dynamic [of the drums]. Drums seemed a lot more expressive. [I was] Trying to emulate the feeling of playing the drums on the guitar - I guess that's why I played it so loud. — J Mascis