Articles tagged pixies

Frank Black and the Catholics: The Complete Discography

This seven-disc set takes all Frank Black's output with the Catholics favors the moment, the song, over the career, which is not a new concept for Black.

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Pixies May Have Changed, But Their Energy Is Still Strong

The revamped Pixies prove there's plenty of fuel left in the tank yet.

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Hope Despite the Times: 12 Essential Alternative Rock Albums from the 1980s

For those interested in acquainting themselves with alternative rock's rich and diverse early years, Sound Affects has assembled this '80s alt-rock primer.

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“This Is Our Sophomore Attempt”: An Interview with Pixies

Speaking to PopMatters, Pixies detail every step towards Indie Cindy's creation, reception, and what's next for the group...

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Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ Turns 25

Here they are -- my ten favorite individual moments of music on Doolittle.

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Loud Quiet Loud: The Top 15 Pixies Songs

A quarter century after the release of Doolittle and with a new record on the way, PopMatters looks at the 15 best songs from the Pixies' original go-round.

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11 Sep 2013 // 3:05 AM

Pixies: EP1

The Pixies reunion finally produces a new record. Unfortunately nothing on EP1 approaches the heights of their previous work.

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Undercover Presents: Pixies’ Doolittle Tribute

Frenetic, lurching, orchestral arrangements colliding with funky, corn-pone, theatrical, Latin, jazzy and relentlessly off-kilter interpretations.

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Five interesting asides to the Pixies’ quirky 1989 masterpiece ‘Doolittle’

In an effort to keep things fresh in the somewhat glaring absence of a new Pixies album -- the band members say it might still get made, or might not (yeah, thanks) -- Boston's masters of loud-quiet-loud are back on the road playing one of their classic records in its entirety.

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Our Band Could Be Your Life. Again. Band Reunions Redefined in the 2000s

The decade's most memorable reunion stories have not been cash grabs by classic rock giants, but unexpected comebacks by some of indie's most valuable players. Here's why.

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V Festival feat. Pixies, Beck, Nouvelle Vague, Gnarls Barkley, Jarvis Cocker, and Phoenix

PopMatters' Nick Gunn takes on the crowds and craziness, to find out what happens when Virgin's V Festival pops up down under.

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16 Apr 2007 // 1:00 AM

Pixies

The world needs another positive Pixies review about as much as it needs a new airborne super-virus, so what say we focus on sentiment instead of sound?

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Pixies: The Pixies - Club Date: Live at the Paradise in Boston [DVD]

This DVD provides two glimpses of Pixies: the kindler, gentler manifestation, and that kinder, gentler manifestation's rough estimate of past incarnations now distanced by time, age, forgotten roles, and so-called "retirement".

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Pixies: Loudquietloud: A Film About the Pixies [DVD]

The unbridgeable quiet between friends now drifted apart, and the noise that cannot reunite them.

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3 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Pixies: Sell Out [DVD]

Commemorating the reformation of this influential band nearly 15 years after they peaked and walked away, this new DVD is lightning in a bottle.

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30 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Cash begets closure. Finally, the dead can sleep.

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	Pixies: Surfer Rosa/Come on Pilgrim

I had already been skipping my last year of high school like crazy, waiting for the spring semester to eke away and the summer to

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1 Aug 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Pixies: self-titled

They say that irony is sweet, but I prefer to think of it as painful. So often things that you wish would happen only come

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