J Mascis, frontman of Dinosaur Jr., is back with his second solo album Tied to a Star (via Sub Pop Records). It’s like a more grown-up version of college rock. The album is mostly soft and lullaby-esque, clearly heard in “Me Again”, which reminds me of Bon Iver. In “Every Morning”, Mascis picks up the pace a bit, peppering in some more upbeat electric riffs, though sticking with somewhat harsh lyrics, i.e. “Every morning makes it hard on me / Then I wake up to who I’ll Never Be”.
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