Tuesday, April 2 2013
An informal (and often comedic) minimalist live show proves again that for Black Francis’ people, each new musical experiment only serves to make a classic even better.
Friday, October 1 2010
While they may not have released any new material in almost 20 years, the Pixies are a band content with reliving their past glories.
Wednesday, August 25 2010
In the context of the movie almost all of these songs are great. But as a soundtrack album, Scott Pilgrim doesn't quite reach the same level of greatness.
Wednesday, December 2 2009
The Pixies: 30 November 2009 - DAR Constitution Hall, Washington DC / Words and Pictures by Mehan Jayasuriya
Wednesday, July 19 2006
Frank Black takes a journey into the heartland on Fast Man Raider Man, but he never gets off the highways.
Tuesday, August 9 2005
Is Black's 'Nashville record' the final rehabilitative step in a 12-step program for artistic ordinariness?"
Wednesday, October 20 2004
Thursday, December 4 2003
With a Grammy, dozens of connections to other media, the best-selling album on the Internet, legions of fans, and a 20-year music career, it's hard to think of TMBG as anything other than gigantic.
Friday, June 6 2003
Flansburgh and Linnell's chemistry gives the impression that almost anyone could capture them at their best.