So sure, I'd rather see healthcare reform, but since that's having a pretty sh**ty day today, I'll have to settle for Pavement. From crookedrain.com:
September 17, 2009

So sure, I'd rather see healthcare reform, but since that's having a pretty sh**ty day today, I'll have to settle for Pavement.

From crookedrain.com:

After years of speculation, the most important American band of the Nineties is returning to the stage with the lineup of Mark Ibold, Scott "Spiral Stairs" Kannberg, Stephen Malkmus, Bob Nastanovich and Steve West reuniting for dates around the world in 2010. Please be advised this tour is not a prelude to additional jaunts and/or a permanent reunion.

Pavement were so great that I'll let the webmaster of this page slide for calling them the most important band of the nineties (it really is Nirvana. Pavement are second.) The first show announced appears to be an entire year from now in Central Park, but tickets go on sale tomorrow.

Pavement, originally from Stockton, CA, was the band that built the Matador Records empire, cemented indie rock as the most real movement in rock since punk in the late 1970s, and made it cool for skinny introspective dudes to rock out in buttondown shirts.

We'll announce more dates as they come in.

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