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.
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes Bot'Ox, Vespers, Pavement & Silver Swans. MP3: Bot'Ox - Blue Steel (Still Going Remix) http://www.myspace.com/babylonbycar MP3: Vespers - All I Want Is You (Barry Louis Polisar Cover) MP3: Pavement - Summer Babe (Live) http://www.myspace.com/pavement MP3: Silver Swans - Secrets http://www.myspace.com/silverswansofficial [read more]
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