Album Review: Pavement - 'Quarantine The Past: The Best Of Pavement' (Domino)

Pavement - 'Quarantine The Past: The Best Of...

They nicked it all off The Fall , could barely carry a tune in an industrial excavator and sounded like they recorded everything in a studio made from rusty tin buckets under Stockton, California’s biggest heap of hashish. Yet Pavement were...

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London Brixton Academy

London Brixton Academy

No-one says it in so many words, but the subtext tonight suggests the rumours are true - we are witnessing Pavement 's final gig. Stephen Malkmus , with inimitable wry flippancy, drops a few hints and makes a muttered valedictory remark...

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Terror Twilight

Terror Twilight

They have the truth for you every time, Pavement . Have the same slouch, the same superbly articulate shrug, sure, but it's the truth, the open-palmed, idly-tossed jewel in the esoteric fog that gets you. When they played in London last month,...

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London King's Cross Scala

London King's Cross Scala

Whichever marketing gibbon commissioned Dave Stewart to write the official song for cricket's World Cup need not have played it so straight. "Leg-side, leg-side, leg-side's where I bowl" , extemporises Stephen Malkmus in the midst of...

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