To practice for the tour, drummer Steve West had to call up Pavement’s label, Matador, and get copies of the group’s albums. Nastanovich, on the other hand, listens to Pavement all the time, because they’re one of his wife’s favorite groups. As he puts it, “I don’t think I’m capable of getting a girlfriend unless she’s a Pavement fan.”
From the Rolling Stone article about Pavement’s reunion. Bob may be selling himself short.