Tag: David Lovering

Pixies serve up animated video for ‘Catfish Kate’ — second single off ‘Beneath the Eyrie’

Pixies serve up animated video for ‘Catfish Kate’ — second single off ‘Beneath the Eyrie’

The Pixies are back with a second track — the melodic rocker “Catfish Kate” — off their upcoming album Beneath the Eyrie, the band’s third post-reunion, post-Kim Deal effort and seventh full-length overall. You can see the animated music video for the track right here.

Pixies announce new album ‘Beneath the Eyrie’ — hear 1st single ‘On Graveyard Hill’

Pixies announce new album ‘Beneath the Eyrie’ — hear 1st single ‘On Graveyard Hill’

The Pixies this week announced plans to release a new studio album in September, a 12-track record called Beneath the Eyrie that is the band’s third post-reunion, post-Kim Deal effort and seventh full-length overall. The first single, “On Graveyard Hill,” is streaming right here.

Watch: Pixies’ Joey Santiago, David Lovering talk ‘Doolittle’ in 30-minute 4AD promo

Watch: Pixies’ Joey Santiago, David Lovering talk ‘Doolittle’ in 30-minute 4AD promo

In conjunction with the release this month of the 25th anniversary reissue of the Pixies’ classic second album Doolittle, the 4AD label has produced a 30-minute promotional film in which guitarist Joey Santiago and drummer David Lowering reflect back on the making of the record.

Watch the Pixies dissect new album ‘Indie Cindy’ track-by-track in this 19-minute video

Watch the Pixies dissect new album ‘Indie Cindy’ track-by-track in this 19-minute video

With the Pixies’ first new album in 23 years out this week, the band — Black Francis, Joey Santiago and David Lovering — sat down to discuss Indie Cindy track-by-track, an interview that’s been packaged as an 18-minute video that you can see here.

Pixies introduce A Perfect Circle’s Paz Lenchantin as band’s new touring bassist

Pixies introduce A Perfect Circle’s Paz Lenchantin as band’s new touring bassist

Without formally acknowledging the departure of Kim Shattuck following the band’s fall European tour, the Pixies this morning announced her replacement for shows in North America, Europe and South America next year: Paz Lenchantin, who played in A Perfect Circle and Billy Corgan’s brief post-Smashing Pumpkins outfit Zwan.

Is that Black Francis screaming along to a brand-new Pixies song on Vine?

Is that Black Francis screaming along to a brand-new Pixies song on Vine?

Over the past few weeks, the members of the Pixies — Black Francis, Joey Santiago, David Lovering and new bassist Kim Shattuck — have been treating fans to photos and video through a collection of new Twitter, Vine and Instagram accounts named “The Actual Pixies.”

Pixies draft The Muffs’ Kim Shattuck to replace Kim Deal on ‘massive global tour’

Pixies draft The Muffs’ Kim Shattuck to replace Kim Deal on ‘massive global tour’

The Pixies today followed up last week’s free release of a surprise new track with more revelations, namely that the band is about to embark on a “massive global tour” to debut material off its follow-up to 1991’s Trompe le Monde with The Muffs frontwoman Kim Shattuck replacing the departed Kim Deal.

Pixies release new, Kim Deal-less song ‘Bagboy’ — download free MP3, watch video

Pixies release new, Kim Deal-less song ‘Bagboy’ — download free MP3, watch video

Two weeks after announcing the departure of bassist Kim Deal, the Pixies this morning surprised fans with the release of “Bagboy,” the band’s first new song since 2004 and one that sounds like may feature the backing vocals of the group’s now-former bassist. But it doesn’t.

Pixies announce departure of bassist Kim Deal: ‘We wish her all the best’

Pixies announce departure of bassist Kim Deal: ‘We wish her all the best’

The Pixies this morning announced that bassist Kim Deal — who has spent much of this year touring with the reunited Last Splash-era lineup of The Breeders — has left the band , and, in a statement attributed to Black Francis, Joey Santiago and David Lovering, say “we will always consider her a member of the Pixies.”

Linkage: Pixies say ‘there’s talk’ of new CD, plus ‘Dance Craze,’ Nick Lowe, Soundgarden

Linkage: Pixies say ‘there’s talk’ of new CD, plus ‘Dance Craze,’ Nick Lowe, Soundgarden

Today’s roundup of interesting web nuggets includes two members of the Pixies discussing a new album, the 30th anniversary of ‘Dance Craze,’ a new streaming song from Nick Lowe’s ‘Labour of Lust’ album and a word from Soundgarden.

The Everybody: Pixies’ Joey Santiago, David Lovering let fans remix debut album ‘Avatar’

The Everybody: Pixies’ Joey Santiago, David Lovering let fans remix debut album ‘Avatar’

Tweet Perhaps tired of waiting for a chance to record a new Pixies album, guitarist Joey Santiago and drummer David Lovering have formed a new […]

Video: Pixies, Vaughan Oliver talk about creation of upcoming ‘Minotaur’ box set

Video: Pixies, Vaughan Oliver talk about creation of upcoming ‘Minotaur’ box set

The  Pixies have released a second short film previewing their upcoming — and pricey — box set Minotaur, this time delving into the creative process behind […]