Pavement (Band)

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Five More Ill-Advised Rock Reunions (Gen X Edition)

    ​ Like vampires, old bands are best left buried deep in the earth, secure in their lead coffins and unable to drain vitality from unsuspecting new victims. Either because their most desperate fans demand it or because their mortgage notes are past due, the rock bands of yore keep punching thro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    WTF of the Week: Billy Corgan Hits the Pavement

    ​WTF?This week, self-aggrandizing rock god and head pumpkin in charge Billy Corgan slammed fellow '90s alternative band Pavement via Twitter  [via Pitchfork Media]. The two seminal groups will be playing a show together in Brazil, and apparently Corgan is none too pleased. He predicts th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Thoughts from Saturday at Matador at 21

    Matador RecordsBelle & Sebastian delivered the set of the night.Matador at 21Oct. 2, 2010Palms Casino, Las VegasThe show: Don't ask why or how, but we (I) dropped into Matador Record's 21st anniversary music showcase in Las Vegas for one of its three nights this past weekend. It was the night th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Pavement at the Hollywood Bowl Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyPavement​PavementSeptember 30, 2010Hollywood BowlIs the Pavement reunion tour really over? While nothing has been confirmed about the future of the band, it seemed like it a swan song performance by Pavement at the Hollywood Bowl. It was only a few months ago that Pavement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Coachella Day Three: Superlatives for Gorillaz, Thom Yorke and More

    Andrew Youssef / OC WeeklyGorillaz is happy, feeling glad.​Click here for photos from Day Three!​So it's over. Whew. After a late-night drive from the desert, bed looks promising. But first, our thoughts on Coachella's final day--in the form of superlatives. No, we're not going to crown a "best ... More >>

  • Music

    January 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 12, 2008

    Last Night: Rush @ the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on 5/11

    By Andrew Youssef Better Than: Sitting at home trying to emulate Rush on the Rock Band video game. Download: The Big Money" from their Myspace page. It's not surprising to see the occasional air guitar solo from an audience member during a rock concert. At last night's Rush show, air drums and ... More >>