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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s - Part 3 (60 - 41)
17 Jul 2016 // 9:00 PM
The third part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s, including Sonic Youth, Primal Scream, Garbage, Pixies and more.
The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 4: 40 - 21
30 Sep 2015 // 9:02 PM
Stories sung with grace and compassion. We can only hope our stories will be told so well, sometime.
Pixies: Doolittle 25
2 Dec 2014 // 9:06 PM
It's been 25 years sinceDoolittle first screamed about slicing up eyeballs and the numerical properties of deities. Now, we live in wake of its seismic impact.
Pixies May Have Changed, But Their Energy Is Still Strong
15 Oct 2014 // 7:00 AM
The revamped Pixies prove there's plenty of fuel left in the tank yet.
Pixies - "Talent" (Singles Going Steady)
29 Aug 2016 // 5:15 AM
"Talent" has an urgent groove, interesting pop culture references and some instantly recognizable Joey Santiago guitar riffs.
Hope Despite the Times: 12 Essential Alternative Rock Albums from the 1980s
27 Aug 2014 // 4:24 AM
For those interested in acquainting themselves with alternative rock's rich and diverse early years, Sound Affects has assembled this '80s alt-rock primer.
Five interesting asides to the Pixies' quirky 1989 masterpiece 'Doolittle'
22 Apr 2011 // 12:48 AM
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.