STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM 'WIG OUT AT JAGBAGS' ON DECEMBER 6TH

Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks | 12/11/13

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

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 ... ‘

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

  1. Planetary Motion
  2. The Janitor Revealed
  3. Lariat
  4. Houston Hades
  5. Shibboleth
  6. J Smoov
  7. Rumble At The Rainbo
  8. Chartjunk
  9. Independence Street
  10. Scattegories
  11. Cinnamon & Lesbians
  12. 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 www.seetickets.com

Tues 14th Glasgow, Oran Mor www.synergyconcerts.com

Weds 15th Manchester, Gorilla www.seetickets.com

Thurs 16th London, Forum http://www.seetickets.com/event/stephen-malkmus-and-the-jicks/the-forum/748892/

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