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Pavement return: ‘There are few artists not named Jagger or McCartney who have no financial worries’
After more than a decade apart, the seminal indie rockers are back. They talk about their enduring influence, flirting with the mainstream and why now is the right time for a reunion

Gabriel Szatan

28, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Heat Waves proves patience is a virtue, especially when it comes to megahits | Rebecca Nicholson
The Glass Animals hit took the slowest journey to the top spot ever recorded

Rebecca Nicholson

12, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Stephen Malkmus: 'There's this reggae song where I sing in patois – it should not be heard'
The Pavement frontman’s new album is inspired by Berlin nightlife and YouTube tutorials. Is he having a mid-life crisis?

Philip Sherburne

20, Mar, 2019 @3:05 PM

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Stephen Malkmus on Pavement's legacy, the Jicks' 'metrosexual revolution' and his favourite guitarist
The former Pavement frontman answered questions on his fly-fishing exploits, Berlin’s nightlife and getting slated by Beavis and Butthead

25, Oct, 2018 @12:20 PM

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New band of the week: Weaves (No 99)
Finger-clicking Canadian indie band with the ferocious power of the Pixies and a cartoonish energy that is all their own

Paul Lester

15, Apr, 2016 @4:57 PM

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Pavement – 10 of the best
Slacker’s finest posterboys or artful rockers perfectly combining bristling noise and elliptical, self-effacing lyrics? Here are 10 of their best songs – you decide

Danny Wright

06, Jan, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Wig Out at Jagbags by Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks – review
Pavement's former mainman is having fun again on the sixth Jicks album, writes Kitty Empire

Kitty Empire

05, Jan, 2014 @12:07 AM

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Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks: Wig Out at Jagbags – review
It does sound a bit like a bunch of hipster dads messing about in the garage, but Stephen Malkmus's latest still has some great moments, writes Harriet Gibsone

Harriet Gibsone

02, Jan, 2014 @10:00 PM

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Stephen Malkmus: soundtrack of my life

The former Pavement frontman talks to Corinne Jones about the brilliance of Hendrix, the Beethoven of 80s hardcore and why Lou Reed was better than David Bowie

Corinne Jones

24, Nov, 2013 @12:06 AM

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks: Mirror Traffic – review

This fine collaboration with Beck makes good use of Stephen Malkmus's oblique wit, says Hermione Hoby

Hermione Hoby

20, Aug, 2011 @11:05 PM

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks: Mirror Traffic – review

The former Pavement man has lost none of his knack for enchanting, says Tom Hughes

Tom Hughes

18, Aug, 2011 @10:00 PM

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic: album stream

After last year's Pavement reunion, Malkmus and his Jicks are back ... and this time they've got Beck on production duties

15, Aug, 2011 @11:47 AM

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