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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

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Spiral Stairs – “The Fool”

Stephen Malkmus isn't the only Pavement alum exploring new sounds on his new record. As heard on last month's "HYP-NO-TIZED," co-founder Scott Kannberg has lately been…
Keely Quinlan | February 21, 2019 - 9:26 am

Spiral Stairs – “HYP-NO-TIZED”

It's Pavement solo album announce day! This morning, Stephen Malkmus announced his first non-Jicks solo album since his 2001 self-titled debut, an electronic offering called…
Chris DeVille | January 22, 2019 - 12:42 pm

Pavement Considering 2019 Reunion, Nothing Concrete Yet

Pavement, one of the most beloved and influential bands in indie rock history, ended a decade-long hiatus to embark on a lengthy reunion tour in…
Chris DeVille | September 27, 2017 - 2:16 pm

Spiral Stairs – “Emoshuns” Video

Pavement's Scott Kannberg released his first solo album in eight years under the name Spiral Stairs today, and to mark the occasion he's shared a…
James Rettig | March 24, 2017 - 10:12 am

Spiral Stairs – “Exiled Tonight” (Feat. The National’s Matt Berninger)

Spiral Stairs, better known to many of us as Pavement co-founder Scott Kannberg, is getting ready to release the new solo album Doris & The
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2017 - 1:10 pm


Spiral Stairs – “Dundee Man”

Next month, Pavement co-founder Scott Kannberg, also known as Spiral Stairs, is releasing Doris & The Daggers, his first solo album in eight years. We've…
Peter Helman | February 10, 2017 - 9:06 am

Spiral Stairs – “Dance (Cry Wolf)” Video (Feat. Jason Lytle)

Spiral Stairs -- aka Pavement cofounder Scott Kannberg -- is releasing his first solo album since 2009's The Real Feel. It's called Doris & The
Chris DeVille | January 11, 2017 - 9:22 am

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

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 Spiral Stairs Join Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks On “Stereo” In L.A.

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…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2014 - 11:57 am

ATP 2010: Curated By Pavement @ Butlin’s Holiday Centre, Minehead, UK

Pavement's on their way to a long summer of festivals and one-off gigs, but curating an ATP is a sweet way to get things started.
jessica | May 18, 2010 - 2:27 pm

Pavement – “Stereo” (Live At Coachella ’10)

This wasn't the band's first time playing "Stereo" this year, and it won't be the last, but witnessing Pavement reunited firsthand felt so good, if…
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2010 - 12:54 pm

Pavement 2010 Reunion Begins In Auckland

Pavement launched their reunion tour today at Auckland Town Hall in New Zealand. There's a 13-hour time difference between Auckland/Brooklyn, so the show already happened.
Brandon Stosuy | March 1, 2010 - 6:24 pm