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Best Guitarist in Rock Today Plays Tonight in LA

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His name is J Mascis. He has long gray hair and looks like he practices Witchcraft, or plays Warcraft.

Indeed he practices the guitar and plays with Dinosaur Jr. which could easily be the soundtrack to a nice carpet bombing.

Bringer of piercing solos and bittersweet lyrics, Mascis and the original members of the grunge-era group begin their US tour in our fine burb tonight at the Troubadour with another show tomorrow.

While it's true that tickets are sold out, LA has a funny way of allowing those with extra tickets find those wanting a spare to meet happily outside the venue on Santa Monica and Doheny in West Hollywood, a city known for nice things happening on sidewalks.

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After the jump, our ten favorite Dinosaur Jr. tunes. And if you're unfamiliar with the video above, that's their new single, "Been There All The Time" introduced by Thurston Moore, who is also the best guitarist in rock today. Yes, it's a tie.

Freak Scene

Out There

Just Like Heaven

Feel the Pain

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Start Choppin

I Don't Think So

Get Me

The Wagon

Goin Home

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The Lung

Whatever's Cool With Me