Stephen Malkmus

Listen To Stephen Malkmus On The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast

On his podcast, Bret Easton Ellis has spoken with an increasing number of musicians. He's conversed with the likes of Kanye, Matt Berninger, Ezra Koenig,…
Miles Bowe | March 20, 2014 - 3:13 pm
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Listen To Stephen Malkmus On The Dinner Party Download

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
James Rettig | February 24, 2014 - 12:21 pm

Watch Stephen Malkmus Give Advice To Teen Girls

If I were to give a single piece of advice to teenage girls, it would be this: "Don't listen to Pavement." I kid, I kid.
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Album Of The Week: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks Wig Out At Jagbags

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…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2014 - 4:16 pm
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Watch Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks Play Fallon

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,…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2014 - 9:28 am
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Q&A: Carrie Brownstein On Writing Her Memoir, Portlandia’s Fourth Season, And The Future Of Sleater-Kinney

Few indie rock alums have managed to enjoy a career as successful -- and as wildly varied -- as that of Carrie Brownstein. For those…
T. Cole Rachel | January 6, 2014 - 4:59 pm
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Stream Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks Wig Out At Jagbags

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks' sixth LP Wig Out At Jagbags is now streaming online. The collection, which includes the previously heard "Lariat" and "
Scott Lapatine | December 31, 2013 - 10:13 am
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The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

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.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Typically, in this space, we do the week as a Thursday-to-Thursday thing, and we wait a week to consider any videos that come out the…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2013 - 1:23 pm
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Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – “Cinnamon And Lesbians” Video

Last month we heard (and dissected) "Lariat," the lead single from Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks' upcoming Wig Out At Jagbags. Now comes our second…
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2013 - 10:42 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The Week That Was had already delivered to us a pretty impressive number of worthy songs for inclusion in this list, and then, outta nowhere,…
Stereogum | November 15, 2013 - 1:30 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In a week full of big music videos, the one that generated the most conversation was, logically enough, the one that raised the most hackles.
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2013 - 10:59 am
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With “Lariat,” Stephen Malkmus Moves On To Meta-Nostalgia

"Lariat" is boilerplate Jicks. Despite being ostensibly upbeat -- even "ebullient" -- the song skates ahead softly with that same graceful melancholy that's been following…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2013 - 12:52 pm
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Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – “Lariat” Video

Malkmus is back! Stephen Malkmus and his band the Jicks made their big return to the stage (and played a few new songs) last week…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2013 - 8:36 am
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Watch Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks Preview Wig Out At Jagbags, Cover Led Zeppelin & Velvet Underground In Portland

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks' sixth album, the excellently titled Wig Out At Jagbags, is out in January via Matador Records. The band, which consists…
Scott Lapatine | November 9, 2013 - 6:11 pm
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The 10 Most Anticipated Record Store Day 2013 Releases

It's that time of the year again, everybody! The best holiday of the year (yes, better than National Ferris Wheel Day AND Leif Erikson Day)…
Miles Bowe | April 16, 2013 - 1:03 pm
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Watch Stephen Malkmus Cover Can’s Ege Bamyasi

This past weekend, Stephen Malkmus helped to celebrate the 40th anniversary one of his favorite albums, Can's krautrock masterpiece Ege Bamyasi, by covering the album…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2012 - 10:24 am
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See Stephen Malkmus In High School

That adorable face you see above belonged to one Stephen Malkmus, back when he was a junior in high school. It comes from a Santa…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2012 - 3:53 pm
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Slanted And Enchanted Turns 20

Where were you in '92. The music world was fascinated by "alternative rock," which was culturally ascendent and extremely commercially viable: 120 Minutes held sway,…
Amrit Singh | April 20, 2012 - 1:06 pm
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