Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
Tuesday, February 21
There was a noticeable difference between the Jicks of last night and the reunited Pavement I saw at Stubb's in Austin in 2010, mainly in that the Jicks looked happy to be there. Stephen Malkmus walked onto the Granada stage in a truc ... More >>
Portland's Nurses sound as odd as their moniker. Dracula, the band's 2011 effort and second Dead Oceans LP, upped the ante considerably over former releases with its focus and poise. In anticipation of tonight's opening slot for Steven Malkmus & the Jicks at the Granada Theater, keyboardist and voca ... More >>
Local duo Magnificent Beard produced this little nugget of sunshine for the Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks show on Tuesday, illustrating what cats do best and adding to the overall tightness of their graphic art science.
I like to think Malkmus retires to his study after a long day of shreddin ... More >>
Nervous Curtains all wired upI chat with Sean Kirkpatrick about Nervous Curtains' new album, Fake Infinity.
Kelly Dearmore talks to Neurosis' Scott Kelly about going solo.
Checking in with Midlake's booze den, the Paschall Bar.
A review of Juicy the Emissary's latest sample sale.
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It's been eleven years since Stephen Malkmus released his self-titled debut with The Jicks, and on that first tour, during a stop at the old Gypsy Tea Room (on the big side), he made good use of the musical elbow room his new band allowed him, ripping solo after solo. He also proved he's strong e ... More >>