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Mojo Rising: Pavement

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 – are coming in from the cold, edging towards the pop mainstream, Pavement have dug their heels in and made that difficult third album, well, difficult.

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