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Through most of Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks' "No One Is (As I Are Be)" clip, all we see is Malkmus singing and making droll faces at the camera while seemingly random athletic footage is projected…   Read Story »
On 8/23, Matador releases Mirror Traffic, the new Jicks album produced by Beck Hansen. It's been in the can since early 2010 but held back until this year, when the dust had settled from Pavement's…   Read Story »
Steve Malkmus needs help writing an FCC-friendly "Senator." Your job's to figure out a replacement for "blowjob" in the oft-repeated: "I know what the senator wants -- what the senator wants is a…   Read Story »
Last month we shared "Senator," from Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks' forthcoming Beck-produced Mirror Traffic. Now the LP's opening track "Tigers" has premiered on Cerys Matthews' BBC 6 Music…   Read Story »
You might've heard "Senator" live at a Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks show at some point. Here's the studio version from the forthcoming Mirror Traffic, the new album recorded by Beck in L.A. over the…   Read Story »
Matador announced Stephen Malkmus's latest album with The Jicks today via their Matablog. The record's called Mirror Traffic, and it was produced by Beck Hansen. Malkmus and Hansen recorded the album…   Read Story »
"Gold Soundz" was not the best song of the '90s. It wasn't even Pavement's best song of the '90s. (I'll make that claim without leaving the confines of Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain, let alone their…   Read Story »
This wasn't the band's first time playing "Stereo" this year, and it won't be the last, but witnessing Pavement reunited firsthand felt so good, if a bit lonely. This was my first Coachella (It'll be…   Read Story »
Pavement launched their reunion tour today at Auckland Town Hall in New Zealand. There's a 13-hour time difference between Auckland/Brooklyn, so the show already happened. Since we're here: Honestly,…   Read Story »
When the All Tomorrow's Parties festival first launched, the idea of canonizing an iconic album with a track-for-track live performance was still a novel concept. A decade later the album-recreation…   Read Story »