the best alternative rock albums of the '90s

91 Essential Alternative Rock Albums of the ’90s

An overview of a decade of underground music invading the mainstream

Hopscotch Festival 2023

Pavement, Denzel Curry, Japanese Breakfast to play 2023 Hopscotch Festival

Plus Dinosaur Jr., Alvvays, Margo Price, Jeff Parker and more

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Pavement musical Slanted! Enchanted! to debut in New York in December

Indie rock icons are the subject of a new musical directed by Alex Ross Perry.

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Pavement announce museum exhibition

‘Pavements 1933-2022: A Pavement Museum’ launches in New York City and travels to London, Tokyo and Stockton

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Slanted and Enchanted—Pavement’s unabashed masterpiece at 30

The indie icons’ debut recently turned thirty, and we look back at that wild ride

Pavement Terror Twilight reissue

Pavement announce Terror Twilight deluxe reissue

Hear previously unreleased track “Be the Hook.”

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Pavement announce North American tour

The band adds six weeks of shows in the U.S. between their European dates.

Primavera Sound 2022

Primavera Sound 2022 lineup announced

Literally hundreds of bands, the lineup is out of control.

the music of How I Met Your Mother

The Cue Sheet Podcast, Episode 4: The Music of ‘How I Met Your Mother’

We chat about the greatest musical moments from one of the biggest sitcoms of the ’00s.

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A History of Alt-Country in 40 Essential Tracks

A 40-year survey of country’s underground, punk rock evolution.

Pavement are now on Bandcamp

The band’s catalog is now available to stream and download via their Bandcamp page.

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Pavement announce first shows in a decade

Two European festival dates announced for 2020.

The 30 Best Bands of the Past 30 Years

We surveyed music since 1988 to determine the best groups in the game.

10 Songs About Advertising

We deal with the post-Halloween marketing blitz by diving deep into 10 essential songs about advertising.

Pavement Secret History Vol 1

Stream Pavement’s The Secret History Vol. 1

Hear the full set of Slanted and Enchanted-era rarities.

Pavement Secret History Vol 1

Pavement announce rarities compilation The Secret History Vol. 1

First in five-album series of rarities compilations due in August.

Matador Records: 21 Essential Albums

Matador Records: 21 Essential Albums

Our 21 favorite Matador classics, on the label’s 21st birthday.