Sunday, September 23, 2012

Pavement (1996) Pacific Trim (Matador Recs.)

Recorded on short notice and released to coincide with an Australian tour, Pacific Trim isn't much more than a stopgap EP, but Pavement shine in such small pleasures. The Silver Jews, Stephen Malkmus' second band, pulled out of a Memphis recording session, and instead of wasting the studio time, Malkmus hauled Pavement in and recorded four songs. One song, "I Love Perth," only showed up on an Australian 7" -- the rest were on the EP. "Give It a Day" is a casual gem, with a nice, winding melody, while "Gangsters and Pranksters" is a nice, jokey throwaway. In fact, Pacific Trim isn't much more than a throwaway, but it is an extremely enjoyable one. by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

tracks
1.give it a day
2.gangsters & pranksters
3.saganaw

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