Wednesday, September 11 2013
The Pixies reunion finally produces a new record. Unfortunately nothing on EP1 approaches the heights of their previous work.
Tuesday, July 5 2011
Frenetic, lurching, orchestral arrangements colliding with funky, corn-pone, theatrical, Latin, jazzy and relentlessly off-kilter interpretations.
Friday, April 22 2011
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.
Thursday, January 14 2010
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.
Friday, April 20 2007
PopMatters' Nick Gunn takes on the crowds and craziness, to find out what happens when Virgin's V Festival pops up down under.
Monday, April 16 2007
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?
Sunday, November 19 2006
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".
Thursday, November 16 2006
The unbridgeable quiet between friends now drifted apart, and the noise that cannot reunite them.
Thursday, November 3 2005
Commemorating the reformation of this influential band nearly 15 years after they peaked and walked away, this new DVD is lightning in a bottle.
Tuesday, November 30 2004
Cash begets closure. Finally, the dead can sleep.