The former Pavement frontman promotes his debut solo album with his Elastica pal in tow...

Former PAVEMENT frontman STEPHEN MALKMUS has confirmed a LONDON date, his first UK appearance with JUSTINE FRISCHMANN, NME.COM can exclusively reveal.

The gig will take place on the same day as the release of his first solo album ‘Stephen Malkmus’, the title having changed from the previously-speculated ‘Swedish Reggae’.

The 12-track album, his first new material since Pavement disbanded last year, will come out on February 12 on Domino.


All songs were written by Malkmus and his new band – Joanna Bolme on bass, and Johan Moen on drums. The music has been described as being “the same as Pavement but with a different rhythm section”.

Elastica frontwoman Justine will join on guitar and vocals for his forthcoming tour, which calls at:

New York Bowery Ballroom (January 25)

Brussels AB Club (February 4)

Paris La Scene (5)

Cologne Prime Club (6)


Berlin Maria Ostbanhof (8)

Copenhagen Vega (9)

Malmo KB (10)

London Garage (12)

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