Dinosaur Jr. founder J Mascis has announced his first solo album Several Shades of Why will be released on March 15. Download a free mp3 after the jump.
Unlike Mascis’ work in Dinosaur Jr., Several Shades of Why is nearly all acoustic and was recorded at Amherst Massachusetts’ Bisquiteen Studios. Notable guests on the album include Kurt Vile, Sophie Trudeau (A Silver Mount Zion), Kurt Fedora (long-time collusionist), Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene), Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses), and others.
For a free preview of the upcoming album, the track “Not Enough” is available below for download.