"Middle America" is the group's first release since 2014

Erstwhile Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus has released a new single with his band The Jicks. Hear “Middle America” below:

No parent album has been confirmed but a press statement reveals that “fans can likely expect a further taste of new music, on top of the band’s beloved catalogue”.

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks will tour North America US this summer, full dates below:

1st June – St. Paul, MN – Turf Club
2nd June – Milwaukee, WI – The Back Room at Colectivo
3rd June – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
5th June – Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups
6th June – Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
7th June – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
8th June – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
9th June – Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
11th June – Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmount
12th June – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
14th June – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
16th June – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
17th June – Washington, DC – Black Cat
19th June – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
20th June – Athens, GA – The Georgia Theatre
21st June – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
22nd June – Louisville, KY – Zanzabar
23rd June – Cincinnati, OH – The Woodward Theater
17th July – Petaluma, CA – Mystic Theatre
18th July – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
22nd July – Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
25th July – Austin, TX – The Mohawk
26th July – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
27th July – Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
28th July – Tulsa, OK – The Vanguard
29th July – Kansas City, MO – Record Bar
31st July – Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
1st August – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
3rd August – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
4th August – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
5th August – Portland, OR – Star Theater

A further announcement regarding UK and European dates is likely to follow in due course.

Like us on Facebook to keep up to date with news from Uncut

The March 2018 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – with My Bloody Valentine and Rock’s 50 Most Extreme Albums on the cover. Elsewhere in the issue, there are new interviews with Joan Baez, Stick In The Wheel, Gary Numan, Jethro Tull and many more and we also look back on the rise of progressive country in 70s’ Austin, Texas. Our free 15 track-CD features 15 classic tracks from the edge of sound, including My Bloody Valentine, Cabaret Voltaire, Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Flying Saucer Attack and Mogwai.

Uncut: the past, present and future of great music.