In the early 1990s, Pavement was especially rough around the edges. A new collection of unreleased recordings from the era captures the band's absurd charm. Stream the complete album before it releases on Aug. 11.
This week, John Moe stopped by The Current's Morning Show to talk to Jill Riley and Sean McPherson about the Human League remixed and about a robot that found anything but brotherly love in Philadelphia. 'The lesson here is that people will help a stranger,' John says, 'until that stranger gets to Philadelphia.'
Billboard introduced the Hot 100 singles chart; a Monkees fan stowed away with the band from Minneapolis to St. Louis; Floyd released their debut album; Prince topped the album charts with 'Purple Rain'; and the Rolling Stones released a long-titled single, Today in Music History.