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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.
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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.
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