Category Archives: Stephen Malkmus

Pavement | Sydney & Melbourne 2023

American indie-rockers Pavement performed in Sydney and Melbourne for the first time in 12 years as part of the Australian leg of their heroic sold-out 2022/23 world straddling tour. One of the most original, sincere and distinctive bands of the … Continue reading

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Pavement – Top 50 Songs

Pavement first appeared on the music scene in 1989, formed in Stockton, California when founding members and school friends Stephen Malkmus (SM) and Scott Kannberg (Spiral Stairs) met and started creating primitive indie-rock. Their music stood out amid the angst-fuelled … Continue reading

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Silver Jews – Drinking Coke in the Kitchen with a Dog

The brilliant songwriter David Berman is one of the most thoughtful and gifted American lyricists, poets and musicians in rock today, and after a decade of creative public exile since disbanding the Silver Jews, a highly influential and significant folk-country … Continue reading

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#17: Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks – Mirror Traffic (2011)

Alt-rock lifer Stephen Malkmus’ album Mirror Traffic was recorded at Sunset Sound in Hollywood with the Jicks and was already in the can prior to the triumphant Pavement reunion world tour of 2010. Having spent a solo career eagerly trying … Continue reading

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