Stephen Malkmus and his buddies will launch their reunion tour on March 2010 in Australia, and will be headlining and curating next ATP festival on May. As expected, the tickets are already gone but more surprising is the first line-up: Faust, Quasi, Endless Boogie, Enablers and The Fall.
Yes, The Fall. The legendary british band’s influence on Pavement’s music has never been a secret so far, giving Mark E. Smith many opportunities to claim that Pavement has never been much more than a “rip-off” of his band and that “Listening to Pavement is like The Fall in 1985, they haven’t got an original idea in their heads.”
Let’s hope that Mr Smith will bury the hatchet for the festival but let’s also hope that fans will have the chance to hear these two songs: