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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>