SpinPig Lib is both the loopiest music Malkmus has ever made and the most direct. [Apr 2003, p.104]
MojoPig Lib is full of as many little mysteries as it is revelations. [Apr 2003, p.91]
The WireA natural follow-up to his first solo outing. [#229, p.68]
Just like every other record Malkmus has been involved with, it doesn't feel like an album, doesn't feel like one whole work, doesn't feel focused, or of some specific intent. Pig Lib sounds rambling and goofy and slump-shouldered and half-assed and happened-upon and lazily comfortable with every step that it takes.
Positive: 12 out of 12
Mixed: 0 out of 12
Negative: 0 out of 12
dancMay 15, 2003love every minute of it!! Saw them @ Irving Plaza, so tight and into it...It was great!
xPhApr 11, 2003Pig Lib only has to spin four times before it burn a hole in your head and heart.
BobBoobersmithMar 18, 2003Bold but not presumptuous, charming but not obsequious, limp, impish, pimpish, lathered, rinsed, repeated. A bold statement from a true Bold but not presumptuous, charming but not obsequious, limp, impish, pimpish, lathered, rinsed, repeated. A bold statement from a true American patriot.… Expand
bjorkbollApr 20, 2003Better than his solo debut, but lacking some of Pavements unpredictability.
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