Westing (By Musket and Sextant)

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Westing (By Musket and Sextant)
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Compilation album by
ReleasedMarch 22, 1993
Recorded1989–1993
GenreIndie rock, lo-fi
Length48:23
LabelDrag City (US)
Big Cat (original UK release)
Domino (2000 UK reissue)
Flying Nun (New Zealand)
ProducerGary Young, Pavement
Pavement chronology
Slanted and Enchanted
(1992)
''Westing (By Musket and Sextant)''
(1993)
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Consumer GuideA–[2]
The New Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[4]
Spin1/1 star[5]

Westing (By Musket and Sextant) is a compilation of the early EPs and singles by the band Pavement. It features all the tracks from their first three EPs, Slay Tracks (1933–1969), Demolition Plot J-7, and Perfect Sound Forever, as well as the single mix of "Summer Babe," its B-sides, and two compilation tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks were written by Stephen Malkmus and Scott Kannberg.[6]

Slay Tracks: 1933–1969
1. "You're Killing Me" – 3:20
2. "Box Elder" – 2:26
3. "Maybe Maybe" – 2:14
4. "She Believes" – 3:02
5. "Price Yeah!" – 3:00
Demolition Plot J-7
6. "Forklift" – 3:27
7. "Spizzle Trunk" – 1:23
8. "Recorder Grot" – 2:08
9. "Internal K-Dart" – 1:51
10. "Perfect Depth" – 2:43
11. "Recorder Grot (Rally)" – 0:21
Perfect Sound Forever
12. "Heckler Spray" – 1:06
13. "From Now On" – 2:03
14. "Angel Carver Blues/Mellow Jazz Docent" – 2:30
15. "Drive-by Fader" – 0:28
16. "Debris Slide" – 1:56
17. "Home" – 2:23
18. "Krell Vid-User" – 1:26
Summer Babe single
19. "Summer Babe" – 3:13
20. "Mercy Snack: The Laundromat" – 1:39
21. "Baptist Blacktick" – 2:03
Complilation appearances
22. "My First Mine" – 2:20
23. "My Radio" – 1:21

References[edit]

  • Jovanovic, Rob (2004). Perfect Sound Forever: The Story of Pavement. (Boston) Justin, Charles & Co. ISBN 1-932112-07-3.

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