Pixies on Twitter

Midway through the band’s concert in Los Angeles tonight, the Pixies slipped fans a treat via Twitter and Facebook: a free, four-song downloadable live EP of tracks recorded during its ongoing Doolittle 20th anniversary tour.

The band’s Doolittle 20th Anniversary Live Sampler features 320 kbps MP3s of “Dancing the Manta Ray” (a “Monkey Gone to Heaven” B-side), “Monkey Gone to Heaven,” “Crackity Jones” and “Gouge Away.” According to guitarist Joey Santiago, the tracks were recorded at the band’s Oct. 16 gig in Paris.

Follow the widget below to download your own copy of the EP.

Having conquered Europe last month, Black Francis and Co. opened the U.S. leg of their Doolittle tour last night in L.A., and will play across the U.S. through Dec. 1, and then resume the trek in March in Australia and New Zealand.

Download the Pixies’ free live EP after the jump…

Tracklist: Pixies, Doolittle 20th Anniversary Live Sampler

1. “Dancing the Manta Ray”
2. “Monkey Gone to Heaven”
3. “Crackity Jones”
4. “Gouge Away”



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