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Joining Malkmus and his Jicks at the Echoplex in L.A. on Saturday night were the recently loved Fresh & Onlys and Red Cortez. Stephen's amp started channeling a random Spanish language radio station,…   Read Story »
In today's session SM and his Jicks perform "Vanessa From Queens," "Elmo Delmo," and a cover of the James Gang's "Funk #49." Download at Daytrotter.   Read Story »
Almost, though! Details at Nashville Scene.   Read Story »
While we discuss fantasies about a Pavement reunion, Steve Malkmus gives the nerdy ins and outs of his fantasy "hoops" team ("Widespread Perkins") as well as the league he commissions. It's not all…   Read Story »
I've been cynical about the flurry of reunions in '08 (and, you'd assume, '09) because music has always seemed more enjoyable to me when it involves discovery, not nostalgia. Nostalgia is for my…   Read Story »
Adding another entry to the canon unexpected covers, Steve Malkmus & the Jicks teamed up with stage mates and fellow Portland residents Blitzen Trapper to put a spin on James Gang's James Gang Ride…   Read Story »
Portland Filmmaker Dan Woods got a bunch of sorta-familiar indie rockers to sing "Gardenia," which is a fine backup plan when Stephen Malkmus is too much of a Jick to show up to his own video shoot.…   Read Story »
One day into Lolla, and Radiohead have already made the trip worth it. Also Chuck Bass -- we saw him chilling in the media area. Kanye, Wilco, and Obama (ha) are on deck. Rest assured we are charging…   Read Story »
I was in the slightly cooler climes of Pitchfork, Illinois this past weekend and didn't make it to Siren Festival, but NYC Taper ably recorded Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks' Real Emotional Trash-heavy…   Read Story »
I couldn't make Siren Festival this year and Amrit and Brandon were at Pitchfork, so ... how was it? Based on the photographic display from Kyle Dean Reinford I guess sweaty? How was the sound? Did…   Read Story »