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Stephen Malkmus Unveils B-Side From Traditional Techniques

Just before the pandemic hit, Stephen Malkmus released his latest solo album, Traditional Techniques. He wasn't able to properly hit the road for the late-spring, early-summer…
Daniel Kohn / September 15, 2020

The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

Stephen Malkmus Ranks the Songs of Led Zeppelin IV

Lots of folks are staying busy during the coronavirus scare. Stephen Malkmus took his the time off to a different (and much more fun) level.
SPIN Staff / March 17, 2020

Stephen Malkmus’ Face Turns Into an Instagram Filter in ‘Shadowbanned’ Video

Instagram filters aren't anything new. But when you replace your face with Stephen Malkmus', then it the social media trend just got taken up a…
Emily Tan / February 27, 2020

Stephen Malkmus Shares Unreleased Song, Adds Tour Dates

It's shaping up to be a busy 2020 for Stephen Malkmus. So far, Malkmus has a new album, Traditional Techniques, slated to be released in March and today,…
Daniel Kohn / February 18, 2020

Stephen Malkmus Goes Folk on New Song “Xian Man” From Upcoming Album Traditional Techniques

Stephen Malkmus has announced a new album titled Traditional Techniques and released the lead single, "Xian Man." The song centers the Pavement frontman's acoustic guitar,…
Tosten Burks / January 22, 2020

Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich Cover David Berman Songs at Birthday Memorial Show

David Berman would have celebrated his 53rd birthday yesterday, and numerous friends and former bandmates took the occasion to celebrate the Silver Jews and Purple…
Rob Arcand / January 5, 2020

Watch Stephen Malkmus Cover 2 Silver Jews Songs in Glasglow

Stephen Malkmus was a close collaborator and friend of David Berman. The two musicians took turns supporting one another in their songwriting efforts Pavement and the…
Rob Arcand / September 15, 2019

Death Cab for Cutie: Our 2005 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the September 2005 Issue of SPIN. Bruce Springsteen walks into a photo studio in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen, looking…
Brian Raftery / August 25, 2019

Pavement Will Reunite for Two Primavera Sound Performances in 2020

Pavement are officially reuniting for two shows next year. The storied alt-rock act will perform at Primavera Sound's Barcelona and Porto dates in 2020, as Pitchfork…
Rob Arcand / June 1, 2019

Stephen Malkmus Concedes Another Pavement Reunion Is “Realistic”

Stephen Malkmus co-founded the hugely influential indie rock band Pavement with Scott Kannberg in 1989. They broke up a decade later and reunited for a…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / May 23, 2019

Hear Stephen Malkmus, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Meg Baird, and Kelsey Lu’s New “Songs for America in 2024″

The latest issue of T: The New York Times Style Magazine is organized around the theme "Imagining America in 2024." The magazine asked musicians Stephen Malkmus, Kelsey Lu, Bonnie "Prince"
Maggie Serota / April 11, 2019

Stephen Malkmus — “Come Get Me”

Stephen Malkmus has released "Come Get Me," the third single off his forthcoming solo album Groove Denied. The accompanying video provides a tour through…
Maggie Serota / March 6, 2019

Stephen Malkmus – “Rushing the Acid Frat”

Stephen Malkmus has released a new track, "Rushing the Acid Frat." It's the second single from his upcoming solo album, Groove Denied, following "Viktor Borgia," which came…
Will Gottsegen / February 20, 2019

Hear the First Single From Stephen Malkmus’s Electronic Album Groove Denied

Last year, when Stephen Malkmus released Sparkle Hard, his acclaimed latest album with backing band the Jicks, it came with an intriguing bit of backstory about…
Andy Cush / January 22, 2019
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