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O.G. Indie War: Kim Deal vs. Stephen Malkmus

Angry John Sellers stirs up some shit with Kim Deal in Time Out New York: You know, [Stephen] Malkmus is being a bit of a bitch in interviews recently. One thing he said last summer referred to me as “trashy mouth.” And he just did this article in Spin where he alluded to me unpleasantly, … Continue reading O.G. Indie War: Kim Deal vs. Stephen Malkmus

Pavement reunion

EW.com pulls an NME and twists a few qualified, tentative quotes into a fullblown Pavement reunion. Stephen Malkmus: “Something small in 10 years like the Zeppelin thing sounds good to me… Obviously, the arena would be smaller than theirs, though.” Mark Ibold: “Why not next month?” he jokes. “No, it needs to be carefully planned.” … Continue reading Pavement reunion

Stephen Malkmus – Baltimore

MP3: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – “Baltimore” from Real Emotional Trash, out March 4 on Matador. The song is a six-and-a-half-minute psychedelic sea shanty that gets progressively proggier. “It’s warm for a witch trial. Don’t you agree?” Courtesy of the Matablog.

Pitchfork Fest 2007: Days 2-3

Forkfest beer tentWhen it’s mid-70s and breezy, you can wear jeans if you want, you can drink good beer, and you can work your way through a thick crowd occasionally bumping into a scantily clad young person without immediately being covered in stank.

He’s Got Style, Miles and Miles

A recent New York Times article discusses the recurrence in our culture of melodrama and earnestness, especially since 9/11. The writer was focusing on recent movies like “Far From Heaven,” that despite appearances, have steered away from ironic distance and ended up engaging their subjects with impassioned seriousness. (At least, that’s his argument about “Far … Continue reading He’s Got Style, Miles and Miles

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks Coalesce as Rock Band

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks The Warsaw, Brooklyn NY, Dec. 6, 2002 I’m going to tell you something that makes me look like a weirdo or perhaps, just a sad person. I once wrote a song about Stephen Malkmus and gave a tape of it to a roadie at a Pavement show. “Will you give … Continue reading Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks Coalesce as Rock Band