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In a sense, Stephen Malkmus and Fucked Up's Damian Abraham are the chilled-out yin and the amped-up yang of the Matador Records roster. So it only makes sense that they more or less complete each…   Read Story »
The Pavement reunion tour has been over and done for years, and there's no indication that we'll get another one anytime soon. But people who went see Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks play L.A.'s El Rey…   Read Story »
Few solo careers justify wholesale rebranding. Though it has become common for aging indie rockers to want a "clean slate" following the dissolution of their respective beloved bands, listeners can…   Read Story »
The ever-humble Stephen Malkmus was the guest of honor on the Dinner Party Download podcast and he talked Album Of The Week Wig Out At Jagbags, what his ideal fanbase is ("not fascists"), and whether…   Read Story »
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks have history with Beck -- he produced their 2011 album Mirror Traffic -- so consider it no surprise that, with the release of Morning Phase imminent, the jammy Portland…   Read Story »
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks are staying busy promoting Wig Out At Jagbags, 2014's first Album Of The Week. At the moment the band is touring Europe, which included an appearance on the French TV show…   Read Story »
If you don't know Stephen Malkmus by now, you will never never never know him. The former Pavement frontman's signature sound was cemented somewhere around 1999's contented, side-eyed sigh Terror…   Read Story »
Today, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks release Wig Out At Jagbag's, the first big, important indie rock album of the new years. And last night, they appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to perform…   Read Story »
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks' sixth LP Wig Out At Jagbags is now streaming online. The collection, which includes the previously heard "Lariat" and "   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »