• Pig Lib Turns 20

    9 days ago - By Stereogum

    Stephen Malkmus was throat-clearing. The Pavement frontman's 2001 solo debut might as well have been a sixth LP from the band that made him an indie-rock legend; Pavement can even be found workshopping material from it in the Slow Century documentary. It's a good album, but those quirky little guitar-pop songs were less like the start of something new and more like punctuation on the catalog Malkmus had been building for the past decade.
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