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January 7, 2014 at 5:31 AM

The Jicks outlive Pavement with ‘Wig Out at Jagbags’ | New recordings

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, ‘Wig Out at Jagbags’ (Matador)

When Pavement’s Stephen Malkmus began The Jicks in 2000, the specter of the indie-rocker’s old band loomed.

In time, however, the Portland-based four-piece found its own loose, noodly style. Its sixth full-length “Wig Out at Jagbags” crosses a milestone: The Jicks have outlived Pavement.


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