Music from Pavement's first live performance surfaces
Whereas these days Steven Malkmus is making a name for himself within his new outfit, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, you may also recall he was in a band by the name of Pavement, forming towards the rear end of the 80s. Some of their earliest recordings, 'Home', and, 'Mellow Jazz Docent', were recorded for a Californian radio station, KDVS, and seem to be gaining attention online, having been originally uploaded almost a year ago.
Listen below, and see what you make of proto-Pavement in all their lo-fi glory.
The Pavement frontman will be rejoining the band, which plans on releasing a new album early next year. [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live + MP3 Roundup includes Jamie T, Pavement, John Vanderslice and Setting Sun. Remix MP3: Jamie T - Chaka Demus (Ben Bones Remix) Cover MP3: Setting Sun - You Got Lucky (Tom Petty) Live MP3: Pavement - Transport Is Arranged (Live) MP3 Of The Day! John Vanderslice MP3: John Vanderslice - Too Much Time (demo) http://www.myspace.com/johnvanderslice [read more]
ATP Concerts have announced a London headline show from the legendary Pavement at Brixton Academy on Tuesday 11th May 2010. The band are reuniting for dates around the world in 2010 including curating and performing the recently announced and now sold out ATP Festival Weekend 2 on May 14th â 16th. Tickets for the London show are priced at Â£25 + booking fee. Support is to be confirmed. For more information on this show check out the ATP website at http://www.atpfestival.co... (continued) [read more]
Quarantine The Past: The Best Of Pavement comes out on Domino on Monday the 8th of March 2010. This fully re-mastered 23-track compilation will be available on double LP, CD and digital album formats. The tracks span the entirety of Pavement's career from 1989 to 1999. Preorder direct from Domino: http://www.dominorecordco.com/uk/releases/05-01-10/quarantine-the-past-the-best-of-pavement/ [read more]