Live: Steven Malkmus & The Jicks @ The Forum.

Stephen Malkmus casually saunters on stage at The Forum with his three piece band. Despite the apparently low key entrance, the stage set up has been very specifically and slightly oddly laid out. Stephen is placed way off to the left, his keyboard/guitarist is almost falling off the front edge of the stage to the right, his bassist stands centre stage but far back and his drummer languishes on a strange diagonal angle. Is this a test? I don’t know, but it reflects what will be an enjoyably quirky vibe to the whole evening. Imelda Michalczyk went along to...

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