One For The Road

Looping a ‘Lariat’ Around Stephen Malkmus

There was once a band called Pavement whose lackadaisical attitude and post-modern wordplay appealed to a certain type of liberal arts major. For example, the kind of guys who might go on to host a public radio show.

Pavement  broke up, but frontman Stephen Malkmus keeps making records with his new band, The Jicks.  His newest is called “Wig Out at Jagbags.” Here’s a track called “Lariat.”