Stephen Malkmus Stories

Late Night Roundup | Jim James, Beck, Stephen Malkmus & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. Jim James on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Shortly after releasing his skuzzy, politically-driven new record Uniform Distortion, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James headed to Kimmels show to perform a couple songs live. Unlike his upcoming solo tour, James using a full...

Friday Album Reviews | Seven New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks. Here are our favorite records from May 18.By: Alex WoodParquet Courts Wide Awake!With Wide Awake, New York post-punks Parquet Courts changed their sound and created one of the best records of the year. With the help of producer Danger Mouse,...

The National Details Plans For Grateful Dead Tribute Compilation

In a recent interview with Stereogum, members of The National released information on the next compilation in the Red Hot charity series, a collection of Grateful Dead covers curated by the band.After the success of Dark Was The Night, produced by The Nationals Dessner brothers and featuring a slew of big indie artists contributing...

Setlist: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks @ Lincoln Hall

Stephen Malkmus at Lincoln Hall was a great match, but certainly one that guaranteed a quick sellout. The capacity crowd was treated to a number of songs off of the the band's latest Wig Out At Jagbags (see our review here), but also a reach back into the bandleaders Pavement catalog and a cover of...

Review: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Wig Out At Jagbags

Wig Out At Jagbags may be the most Stephen Malkmus has sounded like Pavement since the bands initial demise.Claiming influences like Weezer and Red Hot Chili Peppers, Malkmus obviously intended a light and fun record, and delivered just that.The songs on Wig Out At Jagbags sound more developed than those of 2011s Mirror...

Stream or Download: Stephen Malkmus @ Metro 10/6/2011

Fans of Pavements Stephen Malkmus know that a Jicks show can be a little loose and more than a little drunken.For their 2011 stop at the Metro, Malkmus and the Jicks are in top form, loosely jamming out most of the songs from Mirror Traffic, giving a depth the record itself sometimes lacked. Tracks like...

These Are Your Jams, Volume Three

This is the third edition of the The Barns These Are Your Jams series. To see what this is all about, check out Volume One, and Volume Two...and for more jams check out our entire My Jams series.1. I'll admit, this band was a punchline before I heard a lick of their music. The...