Watch Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks' new mini-documentary

Stephen Malkmus and the Jick’s have offered a perfect way to spend some time away from work with their brand new mini-documentary ‘Sparkle Hard: the Movie’. The doc takes a look at Malkmus’ daily routines.

Okay, that might sound a little dull, but with the help of director Brook Linder who directed the Jicks video for ‘Middle America’ the video has taken what could be a simple prospect and turned it into something insatiably watchable.

In seeing Malkmus take on his ‘usual’ routine of horse riding, tennis and generally being very Stephen Malkmus, we get a peak in to the life of the artist in his Portland, Oregon home.

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The band’s new album Sparkle Hard is out on May 18th via Matador records and is likely to be another bonafide cult classic.