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When Pavement's iconic album Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain turned 20 earlier this year, we put together an oral history of it to celebrate. British label Art Is Hard decided to put together a tribute…   Read Story »
We at Stereogum are apparently not the only people obsessed with celebrating shit from 1994 on its 20th anniversary; the synthpop duo Ray & Remora pay tribute to the entire year on their new 1994 EP,…   Read Story »
Stephen Malkmus has been popping up in some pretty fascinating places lately. Recently he's spoken to Bret Easton Ellis and Fucked Up's Damian Abraham, but this is a big one. Malkmus spoke with Marc…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
The ever-humble Stephen Malkmus was the guest of honor on the Dinner Party Download podcast and he talked Album Of The Week Wig Out At Jagbags, what his ideal fanbase is ("not fascists"), and whether…   Read Story »
Twenty years ago this Valentine's Day, one of the all-time classic indie rock albums was released into the world. Pavement's Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain was a landmark for the band and its genre.…   Read Story »
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks' sixth album, the excellently titled Wig Out At Jagbags, is out in January via Matador Records. The band, which consists of Malkmus, Mike Clark, Joanna Bolme, and Jake…   Read Story »
Every one of these Anniversary stories is celebrating a bygone moment, of course -- that's the nature of looking back on an album a decade or two after its release -- but few if any subjects seem so…   Read Story »
This year's installment of Solid Sound Festival -- Wilco's recurring summer music festival in Massachusetts -- began last night. For the first night, Wilco headlined with a set of 27 covers. Below,…   Read Story »
In a sense, Pavement was the ideal mixtape band: Their tracks rarely broke the five-minute barrier, and nearly every one could yield gnomic postulates for the title (or at least the subtitle). The…   Read Story »