Tonight on HBO (or as people older than dirt used to call it, “Home Box Office”, Mike Judge’s newest TV creation, the highly touted “Silicon Valley” premieres. Chavez guitarist Clay Tarver (above, far right) is one of the show’s writers and weirdly enough, episode one features (drum roll)… THE MUSIC OF CHAVEZ.
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(above : this is either a promotional still from “The Walking Dead” or a photo from last April’s Record Store Day — I can’t find my notes!)
TONIGHT ON AMC : you can hear AC Newman’s version of Bill Fay’s “Be Not So Fearful” on season 4, episode 15 of “The Walking Dead”.
‘The Walking Dead Original Soundtrack, Vol. 2′ is out Tuesday on Republic Records.
Though we’re not often in the habit of encouraging you to watch major awards shows here at Matador Records & Filmworks, we must make a rare exception in the case of this Sunday evening’s 2014 Grammy Awards on CBS. As mentioned previously, Queens of the Stone Age are up for 3 Grammys this year, having earned nominations for Best Rock Album (‘…Like Clockwork’), Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, and Best Rock Performance (“My God Is The Sun”). On top of that QOTSA will be making their Grammy telecast debut during the program’s grand finale, performing alongside fellow nominees / compatriots Nine Inch Nails, Dave Grohl and Lindsey Buckingham.
Post-Grammy Southwest Victory Lap & Additional 2014 U.S. Dates 2014 after the jump
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – “Lariat” on Fallon / Reddit AMA / Happy National Wigout At Jagbags DayBy Gerard on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
(“Lariat”, from Monday’s broadcast of “Late Night With JImmy Fallon”, footage courtesy NBC)
The 6th album of studio mastery from Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, the not-at-all Dag Nasty baiting ‘Wigout At Jagbags’ is in finer record stores and is available from all better digital retailers today. (ALSO AVAILABLE DIRECT FROM US).
If this week’s multiple NYC instores, gourmet ice cream tastings and network TV appearances weren’t enough Jicks activity, Stephen will be doing a Reddit AMA on Thursday at 1pm. Will it be as illuminating as the AMA with “A Amazon warehouse associate who processes your returns”? I’m betting yes.
Jagbaggers, we’ve got a lot more exciting Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks news to announce.
Firstly, just a reminder that Wig Out At Jagbags is currently streaming in full on Amazon. Listen up and love it here.
Secondly, on Monday, January 6th, 2014 Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks will be performing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Interested in attending? Enter here for a chance to win seats on the band bench and an opportunity to surround the stage during Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks’ performance. Please make sure you include the following band code: SMJ, in your entry form.
Thirdly, if you didn’t win the Other Music private in-store contest fear not. The band will also be playing an in-store at Generation Records in NYC on Tuesday, January 7 at 8pm. Come by and ring in the release of Wig Out At Jagbags. All you gotta do to get in is pick up the record at Generation on Jan 7. First come, first served. More details on the below flyer.
Synchronize your Malkmus/Jicks watches:
NOW – Wig Out At Jagbags streaming in full on Amazon.
Monday Jan 6 – Late Night with Jimmy Fallon performance. Win a chance to attend here.
Tuesday Jan 7 – Generation Records in-store performance.
Thursday Jan 9 – Other Music private in-store for contest winners. Winners announced here.
And hey now, there’s a good chance we’ll have even more Malkmus & The Jicks fun stuff to announce in the coming days. Just keep it here for more…
Pre-order Wig Out At Jagbags on the Matador Store.
(video courtesy TBS / Team Coco)
Lee Ranaldo and The Dust will be performing “Lecce, Leaving” – Rolling Stone’s #99 Song Of The Year, from their album Last Night On Earth – on Conan tonight! Also appearing on the show is The Sexiest Man Alive, Tim Conway (humor is sexy, people!), and a nice man named Adam Levine. Conan airs on TBS at 11:00pm.
photo by Markus Thorsen
On the even of Queens of The Stone Age kicking off their 2013 North American touring in support of their Billboard numero uno album ‘…Like Clockwork’ at Chicago’s Metro (followed by a 6:15pm set Friday at Lollapalooza), the band appeared on last night’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live”.
“My God Is The Sun”
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“I Sat By The Ocean”
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