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Birth Place: Stockton, California
Years Active: 1989–1999, 2010–present
Genres: Indie Rock, Lo-fi

Pavement is an American indie/alternative rock band based in Stockton, California. Pavement was formed in 1989 by Stephen Malkmus (guitars, vocals) and Scott Kannberg (guitars), although Malkmus stated that at this stage they "weren't a real band." Pavement's debut, the 1989 EP “Slay Tracks (1933-1969),” was recorded in a day with drummer and producer Gary Young and released on Kannberg's self-owned label Treble Kicker. The band subsequently released the EPs “Demolition Plot J-7” and “Perfect Sound Forever” on Drag City, and in 1992 released their debut album, “Slanted and Enchanted,” on Matador Records. The band was joined by additional percussionist Bob Nastanovich, and... Continue Bio >>

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