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Martin and Me
In releasing this collection of live acoustic material, Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis became perhaps the most unlikely particpant in the whole "unplugged" craze. Afficionados of Dinosaur's Marshall-stacked wall of sound will be suprised, but not unpleasantly. From early Dinosaur classics like "Repulsion" to campy, yet effective covers of Carly Simon, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and The Smiths, Mascis demonstrates his total mastery of the guitar, whether it's a Stratocaster or just a simple Martin acoustic.