“We lived on Tennyson and venison and The Grateful Dead,” sings Stephen Malkmus on ‘Lariat’, the third track on his sixth album with the Jicks, adding another food pairing to the menu that’s already given us oysters and dry Lancers wine on Pavement’s ‘Shady Lane’ and sag aloo with gin and tonic on ‘Pink India’ from 2001’s ‘Stephen Malkmus’....
The special scoop marks the release of the band's new album
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Malkmus And The Jicks are a bit like your dad’s weekend band. Imagine Malkmus setting up the garage, buying in the beers, stretching his Silver Jews tee over his tiny pot and gritting his teeth because Jick Mike Clark is late again. “This is my friend Beck. He’s producing our new album,” Malkmus says. You shrug. You’re glad he’s...
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Be gone ye badly-dressed oiks with wacky hair, relocating to east London in the misguided hope of living your post-Pavement fantasies in sub-par slacker bands with zero intent. In what can only be a blessing from the indie gods, Stephen Malkmus – the man who once defied any NME reader to think of a word that rhymed with Pavement...
You can download a free preview track from 'Mirror Traffic' now
They join Antony and the Johnsons and more in San Francisco