Stephen Malkmus & Spiral Stairs

The Pavement reunion tour has been over and done for years, and there’s no indication that we’ll get another one anytime soon. But people who went see Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks play L.A.’s El Rey Theatre on Friday night got to see something of a mini-reunion, as Spiral Stairs rejoined his old Pavement bandmate Malkmus to add some scraping dissonance to “Stereo,” one of Pavement’s best songs. This was their first time onstage together since that Pavement tour, and Malkmus, for one, looked like he was having more fun onstage than he did at any actual Pavement show I’ve seen. Watch a fan-made video below.


(via Consequence Of Sound)

I’m going to take that newsboy cap as a hint that Scott Kannenberg is working on a ska album, and I will not allow you to convince me otherwise.

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  1. this makes me think that there are 3 types of people in the world: 1, those who know and love pavement; 2, those who know pavement but do not love or “get” them; 3, and those that have never heard of pavement;
    the strange thing is figuring out which of the 3 types of people the actual members of pavement are…

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