Cool article from Pitchfork (see below) with great videos of Pavement from back in the day... Not news to anyone who actually saw them then or during the more recent reunion shows.
Looking forward to seeing Malkmus on tour next month... It was cool to see him acknowledge Parquet Courts in a recent interview.... They are definitely the spiritual heirs of Pavement... Austin of Parquet Courts told me how much he loved jamming with Spiral Stairs and how they saw themselves as mining the same veins as Pavement... rich psychedelic ore, aye....
from Rolling Stone:
Have you heard Parquet Courts?
Those guys are cool. I was in this hamburger place the other day in Portland – they were playing the Parquet Courts record and I thought it was Pavement.
Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/stephen-malkmus-on-why-everyone-wants-to-be-a-nineties-kid-20140103