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Pavement frontman solo debut
After a decade working the streets with Pavement, lo-fi pin-up king Stephen Malkmus has cut himself free from the band to wander free. On Stephen Malkmus, his solo debut (for Domino in the UK, Matador in the US), the consciously unheroic avatar of semi-present whimsy walks a familiar path: lyrical, covertly biting non-sequiturs put to use on idiosyncratic songs that seem to entertain themselves.
There's already an Oscars buzz surrounding this movie.