J Mascis looks to offer sweet vintage tones in abundance with new signature Fender Jazzmaster pickup set

Fender's J Mascis signature Jazzmaster pickups
(Image credit: Fender)

Dinosaur Jr. frontman and electric guitar player J Mascis is most well-known for his ferocious, deep-in-the-red live lead guitar sound, aided always by healthy stacks of Marshall and Hiwatt guitar amps.

The alt-rock guitar hero is aiming to bring out another side of tone, though, with his new signature set of Fender Jazzmaster electric guitar pickups.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.