Soft Focus - Stephen Malkmus Interview

May 5, 2009

Stephen Malkmus submits to Weird War's Ian Svenonius tender interrogation in this edition of Soft Focus. Getting started, Ian asks what it's like to be raised on the faux-Mississippi Delta. Stephen talks about his flirtations with new wave and heavy metal, and how he found his musical path in the grotesque early days of hardcore. Ian gives a brief history lesson and Stephen talks about his cigarettes getting soggy simply from being in Virginia. Enjoy!

Part 1

Part 2

Hit VBS to check out parts 3 & 4 of the interview!