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Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks: Pig Lib

Will Hermes, Entertainment Weekly, 21 March 2003

STEPHEN MALKMUS is indie rock's Jack Nicholson: a guy whose insouciant faculty is so great he need only arch a musical eyebrow to entertain. And from his last record fronting cult legends Pavement to his 2001 self-titled solo debut, he's done little more than that — albeit with enough smart-ass poetry and guitar fireworks to keep the margin dwellers happy.

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