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Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks
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Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks.

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Concerts

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March 28, 2008 Hear the influential singer and his band, recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.

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Studio Sessions

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks.

February 14, 2014 Wig Out at Jagbags features some of the Pavement singer's finest writing, as heard in this session.

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Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks.

November 3, 2011 The band's latest album, Mirror Traffic, is an enigmatic mix of catchy tunes and lyrical mischief.

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Discover Songs

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June 30, 2008 A loose, communicative backing band allows his songs more room than ever to take unexpected turns.

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December 20, 2007 Writer and reviewer Will Hermes shares his favorite albums of the past year.

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December 13, 2007 The year's best music, as chosen by David Dye, includes a plethora of reliable favorites.

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December 6, 2007 All Songs reviewers parley the year's biggest surprises, letdowns and best new music.

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April 20, 2005 Music from a found diary: The Mars Volta; Progressive rock classic from Gentle Giant; Stockholm ...

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Reviews

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July 10, 2008 On his latest CD, Malkmus engages in the sort of shape-shifting that marked Bob Dylan's career.

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June 30, 2008 A loose, communicative backing band allows his songs more room than ever to take unexpected turns.

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March 4, 2008 Tuesday's new CD releases include Stephen Malkmus' new disc with his band The Jicks.

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December 20, 2007 Writer and reviewer Will Hermes shares his favorite albums of the past year.

More Stories

Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks collaborate with Beck on the new Mirror Traffic.

August 14, 2011 Malkmus returns in top form on a new, Beck-produced album, his best post-Pavement offering to date.

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March 4, 2010 Hear NPR staff favorites from Pavement's new best-of collection, Quarantine the Past.

From a new video and song from Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks

November 12, 2013 Hear new music from former Pavement founder Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks.

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Real Emotional Trash

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  • Album: Real Emotional Trash
  • Artist: Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
  • Label: Matador
  • Released: 2008
 

Quarantine the Past: The Best of Pavement

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  • Album: Quarantine the Past: The Best of Pavement
  • Artist: Pavement
  • Label: Matador
  • Released: 2010
 

Dirt Farmer

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  • Album: Dirt Farmer
  • Artist: Levon Helm
  • Label: Vanguard
  • Released: 2007