Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks Hold Hilarious Contest: Seeking Replacement for "Blowjob"

    ​Stephen Malkmus needs your help with the new single from the Jicks' forthcoming Matador LP, Mirror Traffic. The problem: it's not radio friendly. Why? The song features the lyric "I know what the senator wants / What the senator wants is a blowjob." So Malkmus and Matador are staging a contest to ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2010

    Wild Flag's Ceremony

    Two ex-members of Sleater-Kinney start a new band, no one knows if they're any good

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Pavement to Reunite, Let the Speculation Begin!

    ​In the '90s, Pavement were the band to mention liking if you wanted to sound cool, even if all you really knew was "Cut Your Hair." There's probably no current act that fills that role--thanks to the Internet, everyone knows every band and is sick of them after a couple of weeks.They haven't play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2008

    Coachella, Day 2

    Recovering from yesterday’s illness forced me to miss 120 Days, MGMT, Little Brother and Boys Noize. Bah. But I arrived in time to see some Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks. Their loose rock jams slash sea shanties were adorned with much proggy filigree. It was nice big-sky music for a big-sky setting ... More >>

  • Features

    April 17, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 22, 2008

    Coachella lineup announced

    Via FRIDAY, APRIL 25: Jack Johnson, The Verve, Raconteurs, The Breeders, Fatboy Slim, Tegan and Sara, Madness, The Swell Season, The National, Animal Collective, Slightly Stoopid, Mum, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Stars, Battles, Aesop Rock, Midnight Juggernauts, Does it Offend yo ... More >>

  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    The Yul Brynner Fan Club

    Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks