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April 19, 2010 There was a brief kerfuffle on Twitter Sunday night because co-headliners Phoenix were outdrawing Pavement's ballyhooed U.S. return to Coachella. How could a bunch of omnipresent French upstarts with a couple catchy singles usurp the drooled-over return of the prodigal indie-rock darlings?
The truth is, Pavement were never built for a big stage.
Their last stint at Coachella, in 1999, was the picture of a band in its death throes. …
April 14, 2010 March 1, 2010: It was the night the coolest band ever officially became rock stars. Not because the drummer snorted his weight in Peruvian lady or because the guitarist named the first daughter from his third marriage after his second yacht. Those are things a rock star does, but they aren't what make someone a rock star. …
April 9, 2010 …
March 2, 2010 Indie rock fans' prayers were finally answered Monday night in Auckland, NZ. …
February 26, 2010 The hour is nigh, indie rock fans -- influential '90s band Pavement will kick off their much-buzzed reunion tour Monday in Auckland, New Zealand!
In preparation for the worldwide trek, the quintet spent the past two weeks rehearsing in Portland, OR, the hometown of frontman Stephen Malkmus. …
February 16, 2010 Vampire Weekend, MGMT, a recently reunited Pavement, and My Morning Jacket top the lineup at the ninth annual Sasquatch! Music Festival, which takes place this Memorial Day weekend (May 29-31) in George, Washington.
The three-day music and comedy fest has also nabbed Massive Attack, She & Him, the National, Passion Pit, Dirty Projectors, Tegan & Sara, Ween, Band of Horses, Broken Social Scene, and LCD Soundsystem. …
February 1, 2010 After a five-year wait, Toronto's indie rock supa-dupa-group Broken Social Scene will return May 4 with a new yet-to-be-titled album.
The release features the six core members behind the past two BSS records, including founders Kevin Drew and Brendan Canning, plus regular contributors like Leslie Feist, Metric's Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw, Jason Collett, Stars' Amy Millan and Evan Cranley, and experimental eight-piece orchestral group …
December 2, 2009 It's been one surprise after another for Pavement fans in the late months of 2009, including the band's decision to reunite for a boatload of 2010 gigs. …
October 9, 2009 This week, Vampire Weekend leaked the first single from their upcoming album, while Death Cab chased vampires in their new song from Twilight sequel New Moon. Plus, Chris Cornell joined Pearl Jam onstage, Pavement announced a new show, Austin City Limits rolled into Texas, and much more.
These stories, plus the week's top news, photo galleries, audio/video, and live reviews, below.TOP STORIES:DOWNLOAD: Vampire Weekend's New Single! …
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