Posts tagged "pavement"

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…
By: 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 a…
By: 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'…
By: Sarah Kaufman / June 12, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1992

The 20 best albums of 1992, ranked by SPIN's editors. [This list was originally published in the December 1992 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 13, 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 Stephe…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: William Goodman / August 10, 2011

At Home with Stephen Malkmus

Now recovered from a busy 2010 touring the world with Pavement, Stephen Malkmus invited us into his Portland, Oregon, home, showing off musical paraphernalia like…
By: SPIN Staff / July 18, 2011

Q&A: Stephen Malkmus on New LP, Beck + More

After reuniting his legendary '90s indie rock band Pavement last year for a lengthy tour, Stephen Malkmus will return as a solo force on August…
By: William Goodman / July 6, 2011

Hear Stephen Malkmus’ Pavement-y Solo Song

The first track from Stephen Malkmus' fifth solo album, Mirror Traffic, produced by Beck, has dropped online before its August 23 release, and…
By: William Goodman / June 8, 2011

Malkmus Unveils Details for Beck-Produced LP

It's one of the eagerly awaited albums of 2011: Pavement's Stephen Malkmus' fifth solo release, produced by Beck. And now we have some…
By: William Goodman / May 24, 2011

Bob Nastanovich Talks Pavement’s Future

The reunion of California indie act Pavement was one of 2010's biggest rock'n'roll stories, with the influential '90s band touring for the first time i…
By: Peter Gaston / January 26, 2011

SNEAK PEEK: Pavement Rock ‘Ace of Cakes’

On Food Network's popular reality show Ace of Cakes, goateed pastry chef Duff Goldman leads a hipsterrific crew of cake makers in the assembly of…
By: Peter Gaston / January 18, 2011
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