Indie rock kingpins Pavement are slated to head into an as-yet-undetermined
studio at the end of June to begin recording their fifth album, the
follow-up to last year's Brighten The Corners.
Pavement members are expected to convene for their next studio
disc in about eight weeks. At this point, no producer for the album has
been chosen, according to Matador spokeswoman Deborah Orr.
In the meantime, fans can slake their thirst for the group with an upcoming
concert album due out in late July or early August. The performances recorded
for the live LP are taken from a single show in Europe during the band's last
"At this point it's called Live," Orr said. "It's taken from one European
show on the Brighten The Corners tour."
Although she said she has not yet heard the album, Orr said it would be
split between material from Brighten The Corners and the band's
There is as yet no track listing for the live album.
While the band's next album of new material has not yet made it to Matador's
release schedule, Orr cautioned that fans should be patient. "I don't think we'll
put it out before the end of the year," she said.