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Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on 16 reviews
2011 Rank: #81 / 591
USER SCORE
80
Based on
9 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

86
Beats Per Minute
Beats Per Minute

The album takes many of Malkmus’ favorite indie and classic rock influences and creates something fresh and dazzling.

80
Drowned in Sound
Drowned in Sound

This is a fruitful and distinctive addition to Malkmus’ oeuvre, not least thanks to Beck.

80
Consequence of Sound
Consequence of Sound

... an album that captures one of indie rock’s longstanding heroes still at the top of his game.

80
PopMatters
PopMatters

Mirror Traffic is not simply a heartening, satisfying nod back to the glory days that made him who he is as an artist, but a reflection of what’s possible for him going forward.

80
No Ripcord
No Ripcord

Malkmus is at the top of his game, both as a consistent songwriter and guitarist.

80
musicOMH
musicOMH

A genuine career highlight and a collection that can only get better and better with repeat spins.

77
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

Mirror Traffic tickles that nostalgia without sacrificing maturity.

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Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Wig Out at Jagbags

Wig Out at Jagbags

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DETAILS

RELEASED: August 23, 2011
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Matador
GENRE: Indie Rock
WEBSITE: www.stephenmalkmus.com
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# 36 - Rolling Stone
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# 39 - The Fly
Track List
  1. Tigers 
  2. No One is (As I Are Be) 
  3. Senator 
  4. Brain Gallop 
  5. Jumblegloss 
  6. Asking Price 
  7. Stick Figures In Love 
  8. Spazz 
  9. Long Hard Book 
  10. Share the Red 
  11. Tune Grief 
  12. Forever 28 
  13. All Over Gently 
  14. Fall Away 
  15. Gorgeous Georgie
Contributions By
royalflush, patton
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