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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.

"This Is Our Sophomore Attempt": An Interview with Pixies
18 May 2014 // 9:14 PM

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


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.


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.

Pixies' 'Doolittle' Turns 25
21 Apr 2014 // 7:00 AM

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


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.

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

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"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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