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20 Timeless Songs of Summer

Whether you're at the beach, hanging out in the park, or stuck in a tiny flat, these 20 timeless summer classics are sure to make the summer sun shine a little bit brighter.

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Pixies - "Talent" (Singles Going Steady)

"Talent" has an urgent groove, interesting pop culture references and some instantly recognizable Joey Santiago guitar riffs.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s - Part 3 (60 - 41)

The third part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s, including Sonic Youth, Primal Scream, Garbage, Pixies and more.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 4: 40 - 21

Stories sung with grace and compassion. We can only hope our stories will be told so well, sometime.

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Pixies: Doolittle 25

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.

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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: Indie Cindy

What's most unexpected with Indie Cindy is that the songs are mostly alright; some are even fucking good. Many are also forgettable, lazy regurgitations.

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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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Wishes Do Come True: New Pixies LP and Kate Bush Live Dates

First Kate Bush announces her return to the concert stage, and then the Pixies get ready to drop their first album in over 20 years. It's been a surprising week in music news.

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Pixies — "Greens and Blues" (Video Review)

What is wrong with you people?

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The Replacements: 15 September 2013 - Chicago

The Replacements that showed up in Chicago played like they had just taken a short break to do some solo stuff and were fully confident in returning as the great American rock band.

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Counterbalance No. 96: Pixies' 'Surfer Rosa'

All I know is that there were rumors that the 96th most acclaimed album was into field hockey players. Pixies' 1988 breakthrough is this week's Counterbalance. And then the next thing you know . . .

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Counterbalance No. 59: Pixies’ 'Doolittle'

If man is five, then the devil is six. And if the devil is six, then the Pixies' Doolittle is 59. The 59th most acclaimed album in music history, that is.

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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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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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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.

Jake Meaney
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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.

Adam Besenyodi
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Pixies

Cash begets closure. Finally, the dead can sleep.

Andrew Watson

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