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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 in Portland, and now they've announced plans for their excellently…   Read Story »
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks' sixth album, the excellently titled Wig Out At Jagbags, is out in January via Matador Records. The band, which consists of Malkmus, Mike Clark, Joanna Bolme, and Jake…   Read Story »
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) has returned. I've been going to Record Store Day since…   Read Story »
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 in full at Week-End Fest in…   Read Story »
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 Barbara high school newspaper profile of Malkmus, presumably the…   Read Story »
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, Nirvana were a year into (and…   Read Story »
Last month, Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks teamed up with the glam-metal veterans L.A. Guns to cover each other on a split single for Matador's Singles Going Home Alone story, and it took forever for…   Read Story »
Armed with some witty stage banter and clever lyrics, Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks stopped by the Music Box in support of their latest albumĀ Mirror Traffic. Malkmus and the Jicks also delved into…   Read Story »
This week's music-video MVP was whoever was responsible for researching New York signage in Kindness's "Cyan" video. That must've taken a lot of work! As good as that video was, though, it couldn't…   Read Story »
The Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks song "Senator" has a video now, and it's a doozy. Jack Black, hamming it up hardcore as always, plays an unstable, cattle prod-wielding politician who tries to party…   Read Story »