Tag: Joey Santiago

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.

Watch: Pixies blow up Joey Santiago in new music video for ‘What Goes Boom’

Watch: Pixies blow up Joey Santiago in new music video for ‘What Goes Boom’

The Pixies today debuted the third music video off the band’s recently released four-song EP-1 collection, a sparse, desert-set clip that culminates with guitarist Joey Santiago exploding into a spray of blood, seemingly answering the question posted by the song’s title: “What Goes Boom.” Check out the full clip,

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.”

Milestones: Today is Joey Santiago’s and Kim Deal’s birthday; watch Pixies live in 1991

Milestones: Today is Joey Santiago’s and Kim Deal’s birthday; watch Pixies live in 1991

We’ve got a rare double milestone today, as not one but two members of the Pixies — bassist Kim Deal and guitarist Joey Santiago — celebrate their birthdays (she’s 51 and he’s 47). We mark the occasion with this complete 29-song ‘Trompe le Monde’-era set filmed on June 26, 1991, in London.

Pixies in the studio? Perry Farrell suggests they are, tweeting, ‘Pixies r recording’

Pixies in the studio? Perry Farrell suggests they are, tweeting, ‘Pixies r recording’

Last night, Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell may have revealed the Pixies are in the studio, replaying to a tweet from @leCultVult — ‘@perryfarrell back in the day the cool kids at my high school it was all about Jane’s Addiction and the Pixies’ — by writing, ‘Still is Pixies r recording.’

The Week in Rock: Oct. 16-22

The Week in Rock: Oct. 16-22

This week’s headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs included posts about the reunited New Order, David J, X, The Dead Milkmen, Skinny Puppy and R.E.M., plus our interview with the Pixies’ Joey Santiago, and quite possibly the biggest news of the year: the long-awaited reunion of The Stone Roses.

Q&A: Joey Santiago on Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour, possible ‘Surfer Rosa’ shows, new album talk

Q&A: Joey Santiago on Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour, possible ‘Surfer Rosa’ shows, new album talk

Joey Santiago tells Slicing Up Eyeballs that the Pixies have discussed making a new record, but that notion remains in the ‘chit-chat phase.’ The guitarist, however, is all for it: ‘I’d like to give it a shot, just to see what we’d come out with. Certainly, we don’t have to put it out if it sucks.’

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.