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Dear Guitar Hero: Submit Questions for Stephen Malkmus

Stephen Malkmus performs in Berlin with the Jicks on January 27, 2014.

Stephen Malkmus performs in Berlin with the Jicks on January 27, 2014. (Image credit: Adam Berry/Redferns/Getty Images)

Got a question for your favorite guitarist or performer? Let us be your go-between. The concept is easy—you submit your queries and we pass them on to some of the world's greatest guitarists. Only the sharpest and funniest questions will be used.

And now...Stephen Malkmus on a horse.

And now...Stephen Malkmus on a horse. (Image credit: Giovanni Duca)

This month, we're giving you the chance to ask Stephen Malkmus, Pavement cofounder and longtime frontman of the Jicks, anything you want!

You can grill him about his upbeat new single with the Jicks ("Middle America"—hear it below) and their upcoming tour, the potential hidden meanings of "(Do Not Feed the) Oyster" or "The Poet and the Witch," the current whereabouts of Jenny and the Ess-Dog, if he prefers crooked rain or chubby rain, the finer points of wigging out at jagbags—or whatever else comes to mind. Nothing's off limits!

Just email your questions to and put "Stephen Malkmus" in the subject line.

Remember to include your name in the body of the email—so you can get credited in the magazine and impress (and/or) annoy your jealous and stupendous friends.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.