Tag: Doolittle

Vintage Video: Pixies play ‘Doolittle’ tracks ‘Dead,’ ‘I Bleed’ for ‘Snub TV’ in 1989

While it’s an album hardly in need of commemoration given last year’s high-profile tour and a looming reissue, the Pixies’ beloved Doolittle — from which this site gets its name, of course — was released 21 years ago today.

Activists to Pixies: Boycott Israel, cancel Tel Aviv concert in support of Palestinans

Activists to Pixies: Boycott Israel, cancel Tel Aviv concert in support of Palestinans

A group of Israeli human rights activists have asked the Pixies to cancel their June 9 concert in Tel Aviv to protest ‘the military occupation the Palestinian people have been living under,’ urging the reunited band to ‘refuse to perform in Israel until there is freedom here.’

Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ getting ‘Omnibus Edition’ reissue with new surround mix, demos

Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ getting ‘Omnibus Edition’ reissue with new surround mix, demos

The canonization of the Pixies’ beloved Doolittle continues with Beggars Archives’ just-announced plans to release an “Omnibus Edition” of the 1989 album, with a new surround mix, the record’s demos and possibly a Blu-ray included in the expanded box set.

Pixies’ Black Francis to dissect ‘Doolittle’ on ‘Sound Opinions’ radio show this week

Pixies’ Black Francis to dissect ‘Doolittle’ on ‘Sound Opinions’ radio show this week

Tweet Pixies frontman Black Francis will delve into the recording of1989’s Doolittle during a “classic album dissection” on this week’s “Sound Opinions” radio show, aka […]

Pixies’ Black Francis prepping ‘NonStopErotik’ solo album, 2nd Grand Duchy record

Pixies’ Black Francis prepping ‘NonStopErotik’ solo album, 2nd Grand Duchy record

Tweet Six years into the Pixies’ reunion, the band still hasn’t delivered a new album — yet frontman Black Francis has been madly prolific, and […]

Quick Spins: The Chills, Peter Gabriel, Pixies, The Primitives, The Cure

Quick Spins: The Chills, Peter Gabriel, Pixies, The Primitives, The Cure

Tweet This Thursday, Radio New Zealand will broadcast part of a concert staged last June by reformed indie heroes The Chills to celebrate the 25th […]

Video: ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic sings ‘I Bleed’ with 3/4ths of Pixies at Winston Calling benefit

Video: ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic sings ‘I Bleed’ with 3/4ths of Pixies at Winston Calling benefit

Tweet Last night in Los Angeles,  Black Francis hosted a benefit concert called Winston Calling that featured appearances by most of the Pixies — Kim […]

Video: Pixies play ‘Debaser,’ ‘Hey’ on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Video: Pixies play ‘Debaser,’ ‘Hey’ on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Tweet Nearly three weeks after playing Doolittle’s “Here Comes Your Man” on “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien,” the Pixies brought their U.S. tour to […]

Video: Pixies play ‘Here Comes Your Man’ on ‘Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien’

Video: Pixies play ‘Here Comes Your Man’ on ‘Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien’

Tweet As promised, the Pixies appeared on “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” last night to perform the closest thing the band ever had to […]

Free download: Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour live EP

Free download: Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour live EP

Tweet 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 […]

Video: Pixies ‘Doolittle’ tour stage production

Video: Pixies ‘Doolittle’ tour stage production

Tweet With the Pixies set to open the U.S. leg of their Doolittle 20th anniversary tour Wednesday in Los Angeles, we thought we’d offer American […]

Bad Lieutenant, No Age, Jay Reatard among U.S. openers for Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour

Bad Lieutenant, No Age, Jay Reatard among U.S. openers for Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour

U.S. concerts on the Pixies’ ongoing Doolittle 20th anniversary tour will be opened by  New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant and a series of indie luminaries, including […]

Pixies selling live CDs, downloads, ‘USB bracelets’ of European ‘Doolittle’ concerts

Pixies selling live CDs, downloads, ‘USB bracelets’ of European ‘Doolittle’ concerts

The Pixies are commemorating this fall’s Doolittle 20th anniversary tour by releasing limited-edition, professionally recorded live CDs, digital downloads and “USB bracelets” of its concerts […]

Video and setlist: Pixies open ‘Doolittle’ 20th anniversary tour last night in Dublin

Video and setlist: Pixies open ‘Doolittle’ 20th anniversary tour last night in Dublin

The venerable Pixies opened their much-anticipated Doolittle 20th anniversary tour last night at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre — the first of three nights there — and […]