STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS New Album 6 January 2014

STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS New Album 6 January 2014

‘Wig Out At Jagbags’ out on Domino and announce January 2014 UK dates

On 6 January 2014 Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks release their new album, ‘Wig Out At Jagbags‘ on Domino.  Watch the video for new single ‘Lariat’ below.

The album was produced by the band (Stephen Malkmus, Joanna Bolme, Jake Morris and Mike Clark) and Remko Schouten (the Dutch soundman of Pavement fame) in a studio in rural  Ardennes with ‘a farmhouse vibe’.

In the words of Stephen Malkmus, ‘Wig Out At Jagbags’ is inspired by Cologne, Germany, Mark Von Schlegel, Rosemarie Trockel, Von Sparr and Jan Lankisch, Can and Gas; Stephen Malkums imagined Weezer/Chili Peppers, SIc Alps, UVA in the late 80’s, NYRB, Aroma Charlottenburg, inactivity, Jamming, Indie guys trying to sound Memphis, Flipper, Pete Townsend, Pavement, The Joggers, The NBA and home life in the 2010’s …

Watch video for new single ‘Lariat’

‘Wig Out At Jagbags‘ will be available on digital (WIG327D), CD (WIGCD327) and LP (WIGLP327) formats.  The track listing is as follows:

Planetary Motion

The Janitor Revealed


Houston Heels


J Smoov

Rumble At The Rainbo


Independence Street


Cinnamon & Lesbians

Surreal Teenagers

Available for pre-order via Dom Mart – CD, LP and limited edition LP with a strawberry red coloured one-sided 7” ‘Pick Up The Spare’ – all orders come with an instant grat of new single ‘Lariat’.  You can also pre-order the album via iTunes HERE


Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks will return to the UK for 4 dates in January 2014 as follows:

Mon 13th Leeds, Brundell

Tues 14th Glasgow, Oran Mor

Weds 15th Manchester, Gorilla

Thurs 16th London, Forum


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