pavement

Interviews

Why Indie Rock Fifty-Somethings Are Going Synthpop

Decades into their careers, rock 'n' roll journeymen from seminal bands like Guided By Voices and Pavement are discovering the subversive joys of making electronic music.
Gary Suarez
3.26.19
blind spots

Stephen Malkmus Listens to LCD Soundsystem: “It’s a Dance-Rock Workout”

Ahead of the release of his experimental electronic album, 'Groove Denied,' Stephen Malkmus listens to LCD Soundsystem's 2005 self-titled album for the first time.
Josh Terry
1.30.19
Interviews

Stephen Malkmus Isn't Horsing Around Anymore

On 'Sparkle Hard,' the Jicks frontman takes modern life in stride. We talk to indie's Founding Father about the new album, short attention spans, and his budding romance with Auto-Tune.
Andrea Domanick
5.21.18
New music

Stephen Malkmus and Kim Gordon Have a Country-Pop Song, Y'All

"Refute," taken from Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks' new album 'Sparkle Hard,' is a twangy pop song that keeps a little jaggedness.
Alex Robert Ross
4.26.18
PROFILES

How Superorganism Achieved the Impossible

They’re the first new band from this generation who sound like no one else and make exhilarating, meaningful music for every damn age.
Ryan Bassil
3.16.18
cool shit

Superorganism Covered Pavement In Their Own Idiosyncratic Way

The enigmatic eight-piece performed a version of Malkmus and co.'s "Cut Your Hair" for Sirius XM.
Lauren O'Neill
3.1.18
Interviews

Scott Kannberg Ascends Again as Spiral Stairs

The guitarist and songwriter - once half of Pavement, now solo – talks to us about his new album and clears up some stories from the 90s.
Mikey B. Rishwain
4.10.17
Features

The Best Trolls of 2015

From a Presidential candidate's fake Pavement tweet to the media thinking Kanye fans don't know who The Beatles are, this was truly the best year for trolling.
Dan Ozzi
12.8.15
Internet Exploring

I Accidentally Convinced Voters That Donald Trump Hates Pavement

But what WOULD Trump think of Pavement though?
Zach Schonfeld
9.14.15
Interviews

Straight Outta Stockton: Life Lessons from Pavement's Gary Young

Kissing Courtney Love and exercising with Jello Biafra.
8.20.15
Interviews

Stains on the Sidewalk: We Downed Beers in Chinatown with Former Pavement Bassist Mark Ibold

"It was never a band that really practiced much."
Jordan N. Mamone
8.13.15
The Noisey Guide to

How to Date Someone with a Totally Different Music Taste to You

Is it possible to fancy someone if you can’t both vibe off Nas’ deep cuts?
Emma Garland
12.2.14
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