Stephen Malkmus

Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Methodist Hospital's Goofy Apocalypse

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the Chicago rock quartet's 'Giants,' Rolling Blackouts C.F.'s 'Hope Downs,' and a handful of other indie notables.
Robert Christgau
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 14 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

A breakout album from Lil Baby, a self-critical record from Courtney Barnett, and a wordy reckoning from Parquet Courts top this week's list of essential new projects.
Alex Robert Ross
Colin Joyce
Shaad D’Souza
Dan Ozzi
David Anthony

Stephen Malkmus Isn't Horsing Around Anymore

On 'Sparkle Hard,' the Jicks frontman takes modern life in stride. We talk to indie's Founding Father about the new album, short attention spans, and his budding romance with Auto-Tune.
Andrea Domanick
New music

Stephen Malkmus and Kim Gordon Have a Country-Pop Song, Y'All

"Refute," taken from Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks' new album 'Sparkle Hard,' is a twangy pop song that keeps a little jaggedness.
Alex Robert Ross

Stains on the Sidewalk: We Downed Beers in Chinatown with Former Pavement Bassist Mark Ibold

"It was never a band that really practiced much."
Jordan N. Mamone

The Scenes of Vice's 20th Birthday Bash: Wu Tang, Weezy, and More!

We celebrated with Lil Wayne, Pussy Riot, Jonah Hill, and Andrew W.K.
Noisey Staff

My Favorite Soundtrack: 'SubUrbia'

The 1996 Giovanni Ribisi film is not good, it's not bad, it's just depressing. Killer songs though.
Paul Blest
we saw this

Braving the Polar Vortex for Stephen Malkmus’ “Cinnamon and Lesbians” Ice Cream

Cold Soundz.
VICE Staff