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Mojo Rising: Pavement

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, June 1995

WE SHOULD HAVE seen it coming, really. While other leading practitioners of lo-fi American rock – Beck, Sebadoh, Royal Trux, The Grifters, Guided By Voices ...

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Pavement (1998)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, November 1998

Messrs. Malkmus, Kannberg and Ibold on the making of the Terror Twilight album, working with Nigel Godrich, the ins-and-outs of the band... and the future of rock!

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ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Pavement: CBGB'S, New York NY

Live Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, September 1991

CURRENTLY THE focus of much cultish enthusiasm, Pavement exemplify all that's groovy and all that's grievous about American underground rock right now. ...

Buffalo Tom/Pavement/Sebadoh: The Cattle Club, Sacramento

Live Review by Jim Arundel, Melody Maker, June 1992

ERIC IS STRANDED alone onstage behind his drum kit. Sebadoh have been announced but it's clear that the rest of the band aren't even in ...

Pavement: Some Enchanted Evenings

Interview by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, July 1992

The post-Nirvana deluge of grunge guitar bands is threatening to stifle rock. Only a handful of genuine mavericks and freaks are holding out against the ...

Fasten Your Safety Belts And Assume Crash Positions. We Are Now Entering The Terminally Strange World Of... Pavement

Interview by David Bennun, Melody Maker, November 1992

Their brilliant abstract guitar pop has lit up the year like a beacon of unpredictable genius and their new 'Watery, Domestic' single is another glorious ...

Pavement: Surreally Saying Something

Interview by Jim Arundel, Melody Maker, March 1993

In America, pavement don't seem any more surreal than drive-in burger joints, gun-toting grocers and Manhattan cable TV. ...

Pavement: R U Ready 2 Unrock?!

Interview by Everett True, Melody Maker, February 1994

PAVEMENT have mutated from being the weirdest band on Planet Pop to the '94 version of Easy Listening Gods, Steely Dan. EVERETT TRUE meets mainman ...

Pavement: Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

Review by Ben Thompson, MOJO, March 1994

THERE WAS MUCH wailing and rending of hair throughout the land at the news that Pavement had parted ways with their crazed 40-something drummer Gary ...

Stephen Malkmus of Pavement

Interview by Elaine Cusack, Select, April 1994

AS AN AMERICAN, what do you think of the sex scandals that are sweeping British politics? Does it matter If an MP gets his rocks ...

Pavement: Wowee Zowee (Matador)

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, May 1995

THINK ABOUT IT. A band works years to learn its instruments, play out, record, suffer the blows of fortune, regroup, play better than ever — ...

Pavement

Interview by Ira Robbins, Pulse!, March 1997

IT'S DECONSTRUCTION time again. Right now, there's a sophomore somewhere hunkered down on the floor of his dorm room, a cigarette in one hand and ...

Across the Cracks: Pavement

Book Excerpt by Ben Thompson, 'Seven Years of Plenty' (Gollancz), 1998

PAVEMENT HEAVEN, steps 1-7: ...

Pavement: Wowee Zowee

Review by Mark Kemp, Rolling Stone, February 1998

WHAT DOES A defiantly anti-corporate rock band do when it starts getting too much attention? In Pavement's case, they recoil. ...

Pavement Goes Overground

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, June 1999

NOBODY COULD accuse Pavement of being rock archetypes. Take the group’s frontman Stephen Malkmus, who spends much of his spare time flyfishing virgin rivers and ...

Pavement: Terror Twilight

Review by Ben Thompson, MOJO, July 1999

TERROR TWILIGHT'S penultimate track is a five and a half minute epic called 'The Hexx'. It begins with Stephen Malkmus taunting one of the swallows ...

Preston School of Industry: All This Sounds Gas (Domino)****

Review by Rob Hughes, Uncut, September 2001

PAVEMENT FOUNDER member emerges from dark side of the Malkmus to release solo project, whose name derives from San Francisco-area reform school ...

Pavement Get Back On The Horse

Interview by Keith Cameron, Guardian, The, April 2010

Pavement's reunion tour is a gamble in more ways than one — especially for its horse-racing drummer ...

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