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Baker's Dozen: J Mascis On His 13 Favourite Records
The Quietus , March 17th, 2011 09:44

The slacker/ shoegaze guitar demon fesses up about his top albums


Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
How important was Jimmy Page as a guitarist to me? I don't know, but John Bonham is probably my favourite musician. He was very important. I started out playing drums and he was my favourite, so I modelled myself on that and focused on him more than the guitar. It's still the drums I think of first when I hear Led Zep now.

It's kind of like Exile On Main Street again, in that there's so many songs and it's easy to listen to a lot, because you don't always remember them. They're not so great or poppy that you get sick of them, and there's a lot of stuff to get through.