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.
Apparently a âsupergroupâ doesnât have to feature Damon Albarn to be a supergroup (who would have known eh?) Besides that Kannberg 1664 isnât your ordinary supergroup (if such a thing exists), theyâre a supergroup Pavement cover band, comprised of Johnny Foreignerâs Alexi, Craig (Internet Forever), Aaron (Electricity and Lust) and Dan (4 or 5 Magicians). The band originally formed in May 2010 to perform a one-off cover set at a special evening to celebrate Pavement... (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]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live + MP3 Roundup includes To Kill A Petty Bourgeoisie, Phoenix, Pavement and Eliza Lumley. Remix MP3: Phoenix - Love Like A Sunset (Animal Collective Remix) Cover MP3: Eliza Lumley - How to Disappear Completely (Radiohead Cover) Live MP3: Pavement - Summer Babe (Live) MP3 Of The Day! To Kill A Petty Bourgeoisie MP3: To Kill A Petty Bourgeoisie - The Needle http://www.myspace.com/tokillapettybourgeoisie [read more]