Click Track: Pavement


Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 01/12/2011

Riffs: Picking 13 bands for an "Our Band Could Be Your Life" sequel

Superchunk is still going, but would have to be in a '90s indie rock tome. (Lexi Mitchell) On Thursday night, Grant Hart, former drummer/songwriter for hardcore/alt-rock godfathers Husker Du performs at the Black Cat. This got us thinking about Michael...

By David Malitz  |  12:15 PM ET, 01/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Flaming Lips, Guided By Voices, Magnetic Fields, Neutral Milk Hotel, Pavement, Superchunk, Unrest

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 10/05/2010

Lil Wayne's hard time gets harder; Pavement's career in review; NPR streams Belle & Sebastian

Pavement, the best band of the '90s that wasn't Nirvana By Aaron Leitko -Lil Wayne is in trouble at prison after getting caught with headphones and a charger for a digital music player. Now the Grammy-winning rapper will have to...

By Aaron Leitko  |  08:33 AM ET, 10/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Belle & Sebastian, Lil Wayne, Pavement

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 10/01/2010

List: The 21 best Matador Records albums

"Slanted & Enchanted" set the tone, "Crooked Rain" has the hits, but "Wowee Zowee" is Pavement at its most Pavement. By David Malitz By the time you read this, I'll be off to Las Vegas for Matador at 21, a...

By David Malitz  |  01:30 PM ET, 10/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Cat Power, Liz Phair, Matador Records, Pavement, Superchunk

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 09/23/2010

FreeFest overlap: Who will you see?

You can get with this, or you can get with that. LCD Soundsystem and M.I.A. perform at FreeFest on Saturday. (Jake Walters; AP Photo/Jim Cooper) By Chris Richards When a cornucopia of pop music is dumped on a sprawling festival...

By Chris Richards  |  11:40 AM ET, 09/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  LCD Soundsystem, M.I.A., Neon Indian, Pavement, Sleigh Bells, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Yeasayer

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 09/20/2010

Week ahead: Chuck Brown plays for free, releases 3-disc set; Pavement vs. Colbert for irony championship of world

Make this week a Chuck Brown week. (Jeffrey MacMillan) By David Malitz If you go to one show this week, make it: The finale of Live on Woodrow Wilson Plaza's three-month series, a free 5 p.m. concert with Godfather of...

By David Malitz  |  04:55 PM ET, 09/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Chuck Brown, Pavement

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/14/2010

D-Plan tickets on sale Friday; John Mayer, Twitter quitter; Where are those Pavement tickets?

No more @JOHNCMAYER. :-/ (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz - Yesterday we broke the news about the January reunion tour by D.C. indie rock faves The Dismemberment Plan. Tickets for all shows - including Jan. 21 at the Black Cat...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Dismemberment Plan, John Mayer, Pavement, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 09/07/2010

Morrissey and 50 Cent say things they'll likely regret; play guitar with Pavement on "Fallon"

Big mouth strikes again, etc. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz - Morrissey is no stranger to controversial comments when it comes to the subject of race and he's at it again. In a recent interview the British mope icon called...

By David Malitz  |  09:07 AM ET, 09/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  50 Cent, Morrissey, Pavement

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 09/03/2010

Chris Brown comeback continues; I.M.P. sues Montgomery County; Radiohead approves of fan-made live DVD

By David Malitz - The legal wrangling over the the new Silver Spring music hall continues. I.M.P. - the local concert promotion company that owns the 9:30 Club - is suing Montgomery County, Maryland over illegal funding of the...

By David Malitz  |  08:55 AM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beastie Boys, Chris Brown, I.M.P., Pavement, Radiohead, T.I.

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 08/11/2010

Lists: The top five signs your band should not get back together

This won't end well. We know that based on history. (Ricky Carioti/TWP) By Allison Stewart So the crazy kids in Van Halen are giving it another go with erstwhile frontman David Lee Roth, despite the fact that every single DLR/Halen...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:45 AM ET, 08/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  David Lee Roth, Fleetwood Mac, Guns N Roses, INXS, Pavement, Smashing Pumpkins, Soundgarden, Spice Girls, Stone Temple Pilots, The Doors, The Eagles, Van Halen

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/20/2010

Polls: Are you psyched for Virgin Mobile FreeFest?

M.I.A. is coming! M.I.A. is coming! (AP Photo/Jim Cooper) By Chris Richards Considering last year's line-up felt a little "meh," today's Virgin Mobile FreeFest line-up announcement was a super-stoker. So many great acts! And for zero dollars! Whether your favorite...

By Chris Richards  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  Chromeo, Die Antwoord, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Jimmy Eat World, Joan Jett, LCD Soundsystem, Ludacris, M.I.A., Matt & Kim, Pavement, Sleigh Bells, T.I., The Temper Trap, Thievery Corporation, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Yeasayer

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/20/2010

M.I.A., LCD Soundsystem, T.I., Pavement to perform Virgin Mobile FreeFest

M.I.A. will perform the Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sept. 25 at Merriweather Post Pavilion. (By Jaime Martinez) By Chris Richards Virgin Mobile FreeFest has announced a line-up that’s sure to delight both pop-omnivores and text message enthusiasts. M.I.A.! LCD! T.I.!...

By Chris Richards  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Chromeo, Die Antwoord, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Jimmy Eat World, Joan Jett, LCD Soundsystem, Ludacris, M.I.A., Matt & Kim, Pavement, Sleigh Bells, T.I., The Temper Trap, Thievery Corporation, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Yeasayer

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 06/29/2010

Speculation: Virgin Mobile FreeFest Predictions, Vol. 2

Local boys O.A.R. headlining FreeFest? We can see it. (Courtesy of Everfine Records) By David Malitz It's been a couple of months since we predicted some bands who will play at this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest, which we now know...

By David Malitz  |  01:55 PM ET, 06/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Neon Indian, O.A.R., Pavement, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/11/2010

M.I.A. releases new song, remix with Jay-Z; Pavement drummer Gary Young plays a reunion gig; The World Cup kickoff concert was probably really fun

Transmissions from Brentwood: A new M.I.A. song and remix debuted yesterday. By Ally Schweitzer - Two songs from M.I.A. are making the rounds: a new track from her forthcoming album "/\/\Y/\" and a remix of the lead single "XXXO" featuring...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Amadou & Mariam, Jay-Z, Juanes, M.I.A., Pavement, Shakira, Tinariwen

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/19/2010

Carrie Underwood takes the big award at ACM; Coachella 2010 wraps up

Carrie Underwood, two-time recipient of ACM's Entertainer of the Year award. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) By Ally Schweitzer - Carrie Underwood took away the biggest prize at last night's Academy of Country Music awards, winning "Entertainer of the Year" at the...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beyonce, Carrie Underwood, Flea, Jay-Z, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Pavement, Phoenix

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 03/25/2010

Taking sides: Which reunited rock bands should stay broken up?

Sleater-Kinney reunion? Maybe not ... but maybe! (John Clark) With the summer concert season swiftly approaching, bands are reuniting with a quickness. Pavement has embarked on what essentially feels like a global festival tour. Sleater-Kinney recently hinted at a possible...

By Chris Richards  |  03:45 PM ET, 03/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Faith No More, Hole, Pavement, PiL, Sleater-Kinney, Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, the Strokes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/02/2010

Morning click: Carly's "Vain" man still a mystery, Pavement plays first show in a decade

"You're So Vain" isn't about David Geffen, says Carly Simon. - All that talk of David Geffen being the subject of Carly Simon's classic "You're So Vain" - not true, says Simon. "Nothing to do with David Geffen! What a...

By David Malitz  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Carly Simon, Hall & Oates, Pavement

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/08/2010

Morning click: Pitchfork headliners announced; Phoenix does film soundtrack

Duh: Pavement to headline Pitchfork Music Festival (Photo from Wikipedia Commons) - The 2010 Pitchfork Music Festival headliners were announced Friday and David Malitz predicted right: Pavement will top the Chicago festival on Sunday, with Modest Mouse and LCD Soundsystem...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  LCD Soundsystem, Modest Mouse, Oasis, Pavement, Phoenix

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/04/2010

Morning click: The Strokes want to be as popular as Creed; Lady Antebellum sells a lot of records

The Strokes are regrouping for a fourth album. - Early '00s rock saviors the Strokes are looking to become early '10s rock mega-stars. Four years after the group's third album "First Impressions of Earth" was met with a collective shrug...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lady Antebellum, Pavement, The Strokes

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010

Taking sides... Choose your own Coachella adventure

Jay-Z and Thom Yorke can play at your version of Coachella - but it will cost you. In an effort to turn everything in life into some kind of draft and/or fantasy sport, Click Track has developed a Coachella salary...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Baroness, Beach House, Calle 13, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Coachella, Corinne Bailey Rae, De La Soul, Dead Weather, Dirty Projectors, Echo and the Bunnymen, Faith No More, Gil Scott-Heron, Girls, Grace Jones, Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, Phoenix, Sleigh Bells, Sly Stone, Spoon, The Soft Pack, Thom Yorke, Wale

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 01/11/2010

Riffs: Pavement and the art of the shrewdly calculated reunion tour

"I've got a lot of things I want to sell, because I need money to buy tickets to more Pavement shows." Stephen Malkmus is getting the band back together. The big alt-rock moneymaker of 2010 promises to be the long-inevitable...

By David Malitz  |  07:25 PM ET, 01/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Pavement