There's a new song from Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks, and a new album coming Jan. 7, 2014. The record will be called Wig Out At Jagbags, and the new song is called "Lariat."
"Wig Out At Jagbags" by Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
The former Pavement singer and guitar player says the album was influenced by a move to Germany and an odd assortment of other things, from the NBA to laziness.
"'Wig Out At Jagbags' is inspired by Cologne, Germany, Mark Von Schlegell, Rosemarie Trockel, Von Spar and Jan Lankisch, Can and Gas; Stephen-Malkmus-imagined Weezer/Chili Peppers, Sic Alps, UVA in the late 80′s, NYRB, Aroma Charlottenburg, inactivity, Jamming, Indie guys trying to sound Memphis, Flipper, Pete Townshend, Pavement, The Joggers, The NBA and home life in the 2010′s ..."
Here's a track list:
1. Planetary Motion 2. The Janitor Revealed 3. Lariat 4. Houston Hades 5. Shibboleth 6. J Smoov 7. Rumble At The Rainbo 8. Chartjunk 9. Independence Street 10. Scattegories 11. Cinnamon and Lesbians 12. Surreal Teenagers