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Stephen Malkmus

"Stephen Malkmus" (born May 30th, 1966 , Santa Monica, California) is an indie-rock musician, a former member of the band Pavement.

Malkmus followed in his father's footsteps by attending the University of Virginia. Malkmus formed and fronted Pavement while he was living in Stockton, California during the 1980s. Their album, ''Slanted & Enchanted,'' was released to critical acclaim, and the band continued to receive attention for subsequent releases. Pavement, and Malkmus in particular, was hailed as spearheading the underground indie movement of the 1990s. In 2001, following the 1999 dissolution of the band, Malkmus released his first self-titled solo album. He also comprises part of rock group The Silver Jews, along with poet/lyricist David Berman, and his current solo career is backed by musical band The Jicks. Malkmus currently resides in Portland, Oregon with his partner, artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins. In 2005, Hutchins gave birth to the couple's first child, a daughter named Lottie.

On May 23, 2003 in Milkwaukee, while touring with his new band The Jicks, Malkmus opened the show by saying, "This is off our first record." The band then proceeded to play an e...

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Born May 30th, 1966
Origin Santa Monica, California, USA
Instrument Guitar, singing
Genre Indie rock, Alternative rock
Years active 1989–present
Associated acts Pavement, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, The Silver Jews
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