Current musical obsessions of Ganser bassist Alicia Gaines, No Friends zine editor Ray Martinez, and the Reader’s Kevin Warwick
“Lariat,” the first single off of Malkmus’s latest, Wig Out at Jagbags.
We sit down with Devon Welsh and Matthew Otto, the masterminds behind Canadian electronic duo, to talk about life on the road and the group’s beginnings for our ongoing live-video series.
Saturday: Previews and live coverage of every band at Pitchfork
Sunday: Previews and live coverage of every band at Pitchfork
“Sleep-In” is perfect Ohio pop off of Times New Viking’s new EP
Why did one of Chicago’s best-loved garage bands disappear at their peak? And after two years, what’s bringing them back?
Earlier this week the Austin home of Matador Records honcho Gerard Cosloy burned to the ground. The photo he posted on his blog looked grim. Yesterday Cosloy posted this screencap of an e-mail allegedly from Tony Brummel, head of Chicago’s Victory Records, on his blog:
Pavement is guided by a voice integral to but rarely heard in rock—that of the Privileged White Guy, as played here by Stephen Malkmus. He began with “love” songs set in monied locales like “Here” and “Summer Babe” (the Salinger phase); he’s snapped on hoi polloi pop artists Smashing Pumpkins and Stone Temple Pilots (the […]