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2015 In Review

Wildest Memes: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2015

Oh, Twitter. Never before has it been easier to find out what celebrities think of #TheDress, and never before has it been easier for celebrities…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2015 - 12:43 pm

The Anniversary

Wowee Zowee Turns 20

Stephen Malkmus has always hated the Pavement/Nirvana comparison, but Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain was Pavement's own twisted sort of Nevermind: the boldest, brightest, poppiest album…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2015 - 1:16 pm

Counting Down

Stephen Malkmus Albums From Worst To Best

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…
James Jackson Toth | March 18, 2014 - 12:19 pm

More Stephen Malkmus stories

Chris Thile’s Live From Here Announces Shows With Sufjan Stevens, Father John Misty, Neko Case, Stephen Malkmus, & More

Chris Thile is taking Live From Here, the radio show formerly known as A Prairie Home Companion, on the road. The second half of the…
Peter Helman | April 5, 2018 - 6:34 pm

What Favor Did Stephen Malkmus Do For Lorde?

The past and perhaps future Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus has reconvened his band the Jicks for a new album called Sparkle Hard. It's coming out…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2018 - 9:15 am

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – “Shiggy”

Last month, Stephen Malkmus returned with the Jicks for a new song, "Middle America" and an extensive tour itinerary, which seemed to suggest that a…
James Rettig | March 26, 2018 - 10:21 am

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – “Middle America”

Will Pavement reunite in 2019? That remains to be seen. As for 2018, Stephen Malkmus is revving up his post-Pavement project the Jicks once again.
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2018 - 10:00 am

Preview Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks’ New Song

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks haven't released an album since 2014's Wig Out At Jagbags, which means they're about due for one, and indeed it…
James Rettig | February 6, 2018 - 11:13 am

Hear Stephen Malkmus’ Cover Of The Squidbillies Theme

Stephen Malkmus is the latest musician to cover the Squidbillies theme song. The Adult Swim animated show has already had Bob Mould, Steve Earle, Against
James Rettig | December 12, 2017 - 1:55 pm

Watch The Breeders, Iron And Wine, & More Perform In Bed For Kids Facing Cancer

Every year, the Children's Cancer Association music program MyMusicRx puts on Bedstock, an online music festival of sorts where artists perform from their beds as…
Peter Helman | November 28, 2017 - 6:52 pm

Pavement’s Stephen Malkmus Talks About Working With Nigel Godrich On “Overproduced” Terror Twilight

For the latest installment of the Talkhouse Music Podcast, Pavement's Stephen Malkmus sat down for a conversation with Emil Amos of Om, Grails, and Holy…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2017 - 4:17 pm

Sleater-Kinney, Colin Meloy, Stephen Malkmus Playing Portland ACLU Benefit

Ever since Donald Trump became president, the ACLU has had donations pouring in left and right. And in a few weeks, they'll have even more,…
Peter Helman | February 13, 2017 - 8:04 pm

Protest Comp Battle Hymns Has New Songs From Stephen Malkmus, Carrie Brownstein, Carl Newman, & More

You may have already heard something about this, but in a few hours, Donald J. Trump is going to become the President of the United…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2017 - 9:23 am

Canshaker Pi – “JALS” Video

Amsterdam-based quartet Canshaker Pi make a supercharged, highly rhythmic brand of indie rock that blends pysch, punk, and noise. That may sound like calamity, but…
Collin Robinson | November 10, 2016 - 10:31 am

Watch Spiral Stairs Play Pavement With Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks At His 50th Birthday Event

Pavement guitarist Scott Kannberg, also known as Spiral Stairs, celebrated his 50th birthday in August. This weekend, to mark the occasion, he's holding a two-day…
Peter Helman | October 2, 2016 - 2:49 pm

Stephen Malkmus Covers “Margaritaville” In Will Arnett’s New Netflix Series Flaked

Stephen Malkmus, of '90s indie rock powerhouse Pavement and currently fronting Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks, scored Will Arnett's new Netflix series Flaked, which premiered…
Collin Robinson | March 11, 2016 - 3:22 pm

Jim James, Antony, Courtney Barnett Confirmed For Massive Grateful Dead Covers Comp

The National have been planning a Grateful Dead tribute album for quite some time, and when we profiled the band last year they elaborated a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 12, 2016 - 10:22 am

Stephen Malkmus Scoring Will Arnett’s New Netflix Series Flaked

Stephen Malkmus is providing an original score for Will Arnett's upcoming Netflix series Flaked, as Pitchfork reports. According to a tweet by Will Arnett, who…
Peter Helman | February 11, 2016 - 11:10 pm
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