Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks play a sold-out show with openers Lithics at Thalia Hall on Sunday.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, February 20
Juke Underground’s globe-spanning comp, Clearance’s slanted and enchanted EP, and more
“Lariat,” the first single off of Malkmus’s latest, Wig Out at Jagbags.
Looking back at an underappreciated alt-rock compilation
Overlooked releases from 2011, tons of local music news, and a chat with one of the Wilco dudes
The last of Pitchfork’s editorial staff heads to Brooklyn, Bob Nastanovich DJs a hair salon, and more
Jeremy finishes up his year with Pavement as they conquer the Hollywood Bowl and Matador 21. Could there have been a more fitting end?
Sound engineer Jeremy Lemos, who’s been on tour with Pavement doing monitors, spent a week in New York with the band in September doing five shows and two TV appearances.
Pavement’s Chicago show, from behind the scenes. And Team Lemos takes a turn on the cowbells!
In an insane four days, Jeremy works for Iron & Wine, Pavement, and Sonic Youth. Can he pull it off?
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
A recommendation for No Age and an explanation of Pavement, who play Millennium Park tonight.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: No Age, Sleep, Oval, Ben Frost, High Places, Joshua Abrams, Thee Oh Sees, and more
Jeremy works for Pavement, Sonic Youth, and Iron & Wine all in one weekend. In this chapter, the Iron & Wine benefit for the Midwives Alliance of North America hits a few snags.