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2015 In Review

Wildest Memes: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2015

Oh, Twitter. Never before has it been easier to find out what celebrities think of #TheDress, and never before has it been easier for celebrities…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2015 - 12:43 pm

The Anniversary

Wowee Zowee Turns 20

Stephen Malkmus has always hated the Pavement/Nirvana comparison, but Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain was Pavement's own twisted sort of Nevermind: the boldest, brightest, poppiest album…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2015 - 1:16 pm

Counting Down

Stephen Malkmus Albums From Worst To Best

Few solo careers justify wholesale rebranding. Though it has become common for aging indie rockers to want a "clean slate" following the dissolution of their…
James Jackson Toth | March 18, 2014 - 12:19 pm

More Stephen Malkmus stories

Watch Spiral Stairs Play Pavement With Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks At His 50th Birthday Event

Pavement guitarist Scott Kannberg, also known as Spiral Stairs, celebrated his 50th birthday in August. This weekend, to mark the occasion, he's holding a two-day…
Peter Helman | October 2, 2016 - 2:49 pm

Stephen Malkmus Covers “Margaritaville” In Will Arnett’s New Netflix Series Flaked

Stephen Malkmus, of '90s indie rock powerhouse Pavement and currently fronting Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks, scored Will Arnett's new Netflix series Flaked, which premiered…
Collin Robinson | March 11, 2016 - 3:22 pm

Jim James, Antony, Courtney Barnett Confirmed For Massive Grateful Dead Covers Comp

The National have been planning a Grateful Dead tribute album for quite some time, and when we profiled the band last year they elaborated a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 12, 2016 - 10:22 am

Stephen Malkmus Scoring Will Arnett’s New Netflix Series Flaked

Stephen Malkmus is providing an original score for Will Arnett's upcoming Netflix series Flaked, as Pitchfork reports. According to a tweet by Will Arnett, who…
Peter Helman | February 11, 2016 - 11:10 pm

Hear Stephen Malkmus Cover Nirvana At The Quiet Music Festival Of Portland

On April 7th, 2015, Stephen Malkmus had a revelation. …
Peter Helman | February 4, 2016 - 6:52 pm

Watch Stephen Malkmus Play With Soldiers Of Fortune At Their Album Release Show

Soldiers Of Fortune -- the supergroup comprising members of Oneida, Chavez, Zwan, Interpol, Endless Boogie, and Man Forever -- will release their sophomore album this…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 5, 2015 - 11:54 am

Soldiers Of Fortune – “Campus Swagger” (Feat. Stephen Malkmus)

Soldiers Of Fortune is a supergroup comprising Kid Millions, Mike Bones, and Barry London of Oneida, Matt Sweeney of Chavez and Zwan, Jesper Eklow of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 22, 2015 - 10:25 am

Stephen Malkmus, Cass McCombs Contribute To Supergroup Soldiers Of Fortune’s New Album

Soldiers Of Fortune are a supergroup that will be releasing their new album Early Risers via Mexican Summer on 11/6. As Pitchfork points out, the…
James Rettig | September 9, 2015 - 2:33 pm

Pavement Could Have Been As Big As Weezer, Say Stephen Malkmus And Spiral Stairs In Separate Interviews

Pavement's Slanted And Enchanted-era rarities comp The Secret History Vol. 1 is out next week, so the various band members are making the press rounds.
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2015 - 3:51 pm

Pavement Tease “Great News Coming Soon”

Pavement's Wowee Zowee came out 20 years ago today, but while we're busy looking back, the band has begun teasing some "great news coming soon."
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2015 - 4:05 pm

Watch Stephen Malkmus Cover Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” For Portland Kids

While Stephen Malkmus doesn't seem to care about a Pavement reunion, he does care about making sure a group of kids has the best time…
James Rettig | February 19, 2015 - 9:17 pm

Stephen Malkmus Rejects Pavement Bandmates’ Pitch For Another Reunion

In a new interview on the podcast Kreative Kontrol (via Pitchfork), the former Pavement and Silver Jews member Bob Nastanovich reveals that Stephen Malkmus recently…
James Rettig | February 18, 2015 - 8:29 pm

Watch Stephen Malkmus Cover Black Crowes, Jarvis Cocker Cover Sham 69 At Vice 20th

Back in December, Vice threw itself a grand and ridiculous 20th anniversary party, bringing a lineup of entertainers as deep and impressive as it was…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2015 - 4:50 pm
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