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Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks Release 10-Minute Film About New Album: Watch

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Sparkle Hard: The Movie
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Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, "Sparkle Hard: The Movie"

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks will release their new album Sparkle Hard next Friday, May 18. In advance of the record, they’ve offered up a 10-minute promotional film called Sparkle Hard: The Movie, directed by Brook Linder. It features snippets from the album and interviews with the former Pavement leader, plus shots of Malkmus playing tennis and the band jamming in a room with a giant Grateful Dead poster on the wall.

Previously, the Jicks released the advance singles “Middle America,” “Shiggy,” and “Refute,” the latter of which featured vocals from Kim Gordon.

Watch the Sparkle Hard: The Movie below.

This article originally appeared on Spin.

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