It’s been about twenty-five years since we last got a new record from Pavement, but that hardly factored into the excitement when the band announced their second reunion tour. The
Earlier this year, Glide posted an article detailing some of 2022’s most exciting reunions in music. High up on that list were the alternative rock heroes Pavement. Diehard fans were
Pavement fans rejoice! On April 8th, Matador will release Pavement’s Terror Twilight: Farewell Horizontal, an exhaustive 45-track set compiling the remastered original album, B-sides, home demos, rehearsal tapes, era-appropriate live recordings,
If the lyrics weren’t so sharp and the wry observations so focused, you’d swear Stephen Malkmus just invited some friends over and recorded an album over a quiet evening in the garage after work. The 15 tracks that comprise, Mirror Traffic, Malkmus’ latest endeavor with his band of collaborators, the Jicks, flow by with that breezy feeling that has become a hallmark of Malkmus’ solo work.
Ballad Of A Thin Man is the fifth track on the 1965 Bob Dylan album Highway 61 Revisited. There are many theories regarding who the song is about, the most common one being that it’s about a reporter who can’t fully understand the meaning behind Dylan’s lyrics.
Elliot Smith: This is a very popular download on the Live Music Archive, over 100,000 people have downloaded this show, and if you’re not one of them – you should be. Smith channels Dylan’s vocal delivery in a way that I’ve never heard him do on his original material. And I’m pretty sure he nails every single word which is pretty hard for a live Dylan cover. Source: 10-11-1998[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/smithballad.mp3]
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Real Emotional Trash is Malkmus’ most complete nod to classic rock and the long-form jams of the Woodstock era. It is a completion of musical ideas he has toyed with before, both in Pavement (see “We Are Underused,” from Brighten the Corners, or “Speak, See, Remember,” from Terror Twilight), and in his solo career (see “No More Shoes” from Face the Truth).