Now in its ninth year, Golden Plains feels more ritual than festival. Arrange convoy, stock up on tinnies, argue about where to camp and then, finally, arrive to remember you forgot at least a few vital items. But once the tents are up and you stop lamenting about how bad your campsite is compared to
Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks
“G’day,” Stephen Malkmus’s iconic monotone crawls down the phone line. His languid drawl is punctuated by high-pitched giggling, and at one point he bursts into a mumbled rendition of a Justin Timberlake hit. The ex-Pavement frontman is in Perth with his current outfit Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, recovering from jet lag (or a possible
Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus and his band The Jicks have added a bunch of intimate club shows to their 2015 Australian itinerary, which will also see them perform at Perth International Arts Festival, Golden Plains and as part of Melbourne Zoo’s Twilights program. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks will play headlining shows in Adelaide, Hobart,
Melbourne Zoo’s Twilights concert series returns in 2015, with a huge lineup of local and international artists. Led by Paul Kelly, James Reyne, Powderfinger’s Bernard Fanning, Sarah Blasko, Dan Sultan, Connor Oberst and The Cat Empire, the 2015 itinerary will spread 12 all-ages shows across five weekends beginning 30th January. The 2015 Twilights program is
The Village People, Conor Oberst & more!
The angst harnessed by ’90s college rock bands was compelling, however in the ensuing decades, that same angst proved difficult to display on new records, especially as the heroes of the genre faced elder statesmanship. Entering a whole new millennia, Weezer, the Pixies, and their fellow alumni have left the jungle as toothless tigers. Meet
Stephen Malkmus is gearing up to release his new album with the Jicks, Mirror Traffic, in August. A new song from the record, Senator, has been doing the internet rounds for some time and now another one has emerged, Tigers. You can hear it below.
Stephen Malkmus returned to The Jicks to record their new record Mirror Traffic. After spending last year playing Pavement reunion shows, Malkmus has now focused his attention back on The Jicks project and Mirror Traffic is due for release August 22 through Domino. Beck produced the album and you can download the first single Senator
STEPHEN MALKMUS, front-man of the legendary PAVEMENT and member of SILVER JEWS, returns to Australian stages