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Monday, August 18 2014

The Blissful Simplicity of Indie Rock

The goal of indie rock is to make something real, even at the expense of decades of music tradition.

Tuesday, August 9 2011

Gold Soundz: The 20 Essential Pavement Songs

What better way is there to mark Stephen Malkmus' past milestones and present achievements than to revisit his most memorable lines from some of the best Pavement songs?

Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Re-Issues of 2008

Friday, December 22 2006

Best Reissues of 2006

At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 20 reissues of 2006. Stay tuned tomorrow and Thursday for ongoing genre top 10s with our coverage culminating in the year's best musical events on Friday.


Thursday, March 11 2010

Pavement: Quarantine the Past

This well-intentioned compilation gives short shrift to an important band's legacy.

Sunday, December 7 2008

Pavement: Brighten the Corners: Nicene Creedence Edition

Brighten the Corners focused in a way that showed the band not bucking the burdens of indie rock off their backs, as they did on Wowee Zowee, but setting them aside to make a great record.

Sunday, July 18 2004

Pavement: Slanted & Enchanted

Saturday, December 31 1994

Pavement, Terror Twilight


Wednesday, July 9 2014

Orange Popsicles and Lemonade: 20 Timeless Songs of Summer

Whether you're at the beach or just hanging out in the backyard, these timeless summer classics are sure to make the summer sun shine a little bit brighter.

Friday, April 12 2013

Counterbalance No. 124 Pavement's 'Slanted and Enchanted'

I saw your girlfriend and she was eating her fingers, just another meal. But she waits there in the levee wash, mixin' cocktails with a plastic tipped cigar and listening to the 124th most acclaimed album of all time.

Wednesday, April 14 2010

Pavement - Reunion Tour (video / tour dates)

Indie rock's most eagerly awaited sentimental journey arrives stateside as Pavement plays two performances the next few days in southern California, with more to come

Thursday, March 11 2010

Pavement Redux: Greatest Hits That Never Were (streams)

Pavement’s best-of compilation, Quarantine the Past, is the greatest album you shouldn’t buy. It’s a (mostly) well-chosen, nicely packaged collection of terrific

Wednesday, January 27 2010

Pavement - Quarantine the Past: The Best of Pavement (new release / MP3)

Pavement Quarantine the Past: The Best of Pavement (Matador) Releasing: 9 March The final tracklist for the upcoming Pavement compilation on Matador has just been announced.


Sunday, September 12 2010

Pavement's crooked return: Influential '90s rockers on reunion tour

They were one of the more influential indie-rock bands back when the scenesters still called it "alternative," and two of their albums consistently rank in

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