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Pavement Tribute Band Joined By Actual Pavement Members to Cover ‘Stereo’

During a performance in Nashville last week by the Crooked Corners — a cover band that bill themselves as "The Ultimate Pavement Experience" — they were joined by actual…
Brennan Carley / October 27, 2015

The 95 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1995

Last summer, we counted down the 100 best alternative rock songs of 1994, calling it "alternative's biggest year." Undoubtedly it was; you can't…
SPIN Staff / August 6, 2015

Two Pavement Members Arrive at Conclusion Their Band ‘Could Have Been as Big As Weezer’

Pavement are re-releasing a series of early b-sides and outtakes this week as a standalone compilation called The Secret History Vol. 1 and as such…
Colin Joyce / August 4, 2015

Pavement Invited to Reunite on Stephen Colbert’s New Show, Says Bob Nastanovich

Update: Bob Nastanovich has reached out via Twitter to clarify his comments on the podcast. "Not so fast. I hope I'm right," he explained. "No…
Colin Joyce / July 23, 2015

Stephen Malkmus on Pavement’s Future: ‘I Don’t Really Feel Like Making Another Record’

Pavement announced another the start of another reissue series yesterday with The Secret History Vol. 1, but in an interview with Pitchfork today, frontman Stephen…
Colin Joyce / June 18, 2015

Pavement to Release Rarities Compilation, ‘The Secret History Vol. 1′

Pavement have announced plans to release a new rarities compilation titled The Secret History Vol. 1, which drops on August 11 via Matador Records. As…
Rachel Brodsky / June 17, 2015

The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (1985-2014)

SPIN hit a milestone this year: our 30th birthday. To celebrate, we caught up with some of the artists behind our past picks for Album…
SPIN Staff / May 11, 2015

Pavement Hint at ‘Great News Coming Soon’

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Pavement's disjointed classic Wowee Zowee, and curiously the band seems to be stirring from their post-reunion slumber. On…
Colin Joyce / April 11, 2015

Your Labor Day Weekend Playlist: The 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, the summer's last barbecues and beach parties find themselves wanting for the perfect soundtrack. SPIN has you covered with our "100…
Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014

The 100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994

In 1994, the distinction between "mainstream" and "alternative" evaporated. Green Day and the Offspring brought hook-heavy punk to the Billboard charts, middle-of-the-road acts such as…
Kyle McGovern / August 18, 2014

Stephen Malkmus, Jeff Goldblum Star in Ray & Remora’s ‘Gold Soundz’ Video

Los Angeles duo Ray & Remora's have released a joyfully star-studded video for their Pavement cover, "Gold Soundz." Kim Gordon, Stephen Malkmus himself, Weezer's Scott…
Sarah Kaufman / June 12, 2014

Watch Wilco ‘Get Lucky’ in Bountiful Covers-Only Solid Sound Festival Set

This past weekend, Wilco wrapped the 2013 edition of their Solid Sound Music and Arts Festival, a three day showcase (June 21 to 23) that…
Kyle McGovern / June 24, 2013

Pavement’s First-Ever Live Show Offers Hope to Rest of Us

The ongoing '90s nostalgia cycle has left Pavement in an awkwardly elevated place. The indie rockers' 2010 reunion tour-slash-victory lap helped transform these erstwhile shrugging underdogs…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2013

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

Fake Stephen Malkmus Who Dislikes Pinto Beans Verified on Twitter

We're starting to suspect the person handling the verification process at Twitter may be screwing with us on purpose. First we learned the microblogging site…
Devon Maloney / March 27, 2012

Stephen Malkmus Honors R.E.M. With Impromptu ‘Radio Free Europe’

Radiohead and Coldplay have paid tribute to the now-defunct R.E.M. at recent shows, and the retirement of the Athens, Georgia, icons has deeply affected Stephen…
William Goodman / October 12, 2011

WATCH: Stephen Malkmus Plays New Song

Stephen Malkmus and his band the Jicks recently held a contest soliciting an FCC-approved substitution for the phrase "blow job" in their song "Senator." The…
William Goodman / August 31, 2011

LISTEN: Stephen Malkmus’ Beck-Produced LP

It's here, Stephen Malkmus' fifth album, Mirror Traffic, his first since last year's Pavement reunion and arguably his best solo effort yet, is now available…
William Goodman / August 15, 2011

LISTEN: Finnish Singer Covers Pavement — for Girls

Astrid Swan is an up-and-coming Finnish singer and she likes Pavement. A LOT. So much, in fact, that she recorded covers of nine of the…
William Goodman / August 10, 2011
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