The Student Playlist

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CULT ’90s: Pavement – ‘Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain’

‘Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain’, the second of Pavement’s five albums, was arguably the high water mark for American indie in the 1990s.

CULT ’90s: Pavement – ‘Wowee Zowee’

by Ed Biggs The initially unloved Wowee Zowee’s twenty year journey to being considered a masterpiece is a curious thing to consider. Possibly because it had to live up to the astronomical expectations built up by its predecessors Slanted And Enchanted (1992) and Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain (1994), which had seen Pavement hailed in some quarters as the new Nirvana, the next great hope for American alternative rock. Songs like

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