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Stephen Malkmus On World Cafe

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Best known as the frontman of '90s underground powerhouse Pavement, Stephen Malkmus explores folk on his new album Traditional Techniques. "It's almost scary, the naked quiet," he says. SamuelGehrke/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Stephen Malkmus On The Challenge Of Playing Acoustically And Pavement's Reunion

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Jhené Aiko. Her new full-length, Chilombo is on our shortlist for the best albums out on March 6. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Use This One

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Danger Mouse (left) and Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O collaborated on Lux Prima, one of the albums on our short list for the best new releases out March 15. Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 5 Albums Out March 15

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Guest DJ: Stephen Malkmus

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Clockwise from upper left: Dirty Projectors, Stephen Malkmus, Red Baraat, Valley Queen Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Dirty Projectors, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, More

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'Cold Son' by Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks

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Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks On World Cafe

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Stephen Malkmus: Shape-Shifting Indie Rock

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Malkmus Gets 'Real Emotional'

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Stephen Malkmus Live from All Songs Considered

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2007: The Year in Review from All Songs Considered

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