Tag: Pixies

Thom Yorke, Michael Stipe, Frank Black pay tribute to Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy

Thom Yorke, Michael Stipe, Frank Black pay tribute to Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy

Mark Mulcahy, frontman of nearly forgotten ’80s college-rock act Miracle Legion, is the subject of a new tribute album featuring contributions by Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, […]

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Pixies play Canada While fans await U.S. dates for the band’s Doolittle anniversary trek, the Pixies today announced their first North American concert in four […]

Breeders touring North America this August between Kim Deal’s Pixies treks

Breeders touring North America this August between Kim Deal’s Pixies treks

Kim Deal will squeeze in a three-week Breeders tour of North America this summer between treks with the recently reactivated Pixies The Breeders — currently […]

Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour coming to U.S. this fall

Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour coming to U.S. this fall

The Pixies will bring their Doolittle 20th anniversary tour to the U.S. this fall, playing their classic 1989 album in its entirety in at least […]

Tour dates: Pixies to play ‘Doolittle’ at 20th anniversary concerts in Europe

Tour dates: Pixies to play ‘Doolittle’ at 20th anniversary concerts in Europe

The reunited Pixies will celebrate the 20th anniversary of 1989’s Doolittle by playing their classic sophomore album in its entirety at 11 European concerts in […]

Pixies’ Black Francis plots solo-acoustic shows, Grand Duchy dates this summer

Pixies’ Black Francis plots solo-acoustic shows, Grand Duchy dates this summer

The Pixies’ Frank Black is touring North America next month in two guises: as Black Francis, and with Grand Duchy, the grungy synthpop duo he […]

Pixies roar back to life with Stockholm, Isle of Wight gigs, plus ‘Minotaur’ box set

Pixies roar back to life with Stockholm, Isle of Wight gigs, plus ‘Minotaur’ box set

Dormant since 2007, the Pixies tore out of hibernation this weekend with a private gig and festival set in Stockholm and a high-profile slot at […]

Love and Rockets tribute album to feature Black Francis, The Flaming Lips

Love and Rockets tribute album to feature Black Francis, The Flaming Lips

Black Francis, The Flaming Lips and The Dandy Warhols are among the acts paying tribute to seminal neo-psychedelic/post-goth trio Love and Rockets on the forthcoming […]

Pixies’ ‘Where Is My Mind?’ tops WOXY’s 20th annual Modern Rock 500 countdown

Pixies’ ‘Where Is My Mind?’ tops WOXY’s 20th annual Modern Rock 500 countdown

Online radio outlet WOXY’s 20th annual Modern Rock 500 wrapped up this week by crowning a new champion: the Pixies’ “Where Is My Mind?,” which […]

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 […]

Quick Spins: Brian Eno/David Byrne; R.E.M.; Sonic Youth; Johnny Marr/Paul Weller

Quick Spins: Brian Eno/David Byrne; R.E.M.; Sonic Youth; Johnny Marr/Paul Weller

It didn’t seem to garner much attention, but after so much had been made about Brian Eno not performing with David Byrne on his current […]

Pixies reissuing all of their studio albums in deluxe ‘Minotaur’ box sets

Pixies reissuing all of their studio albums in deluxe ‘Minotaur’ box sets

Tipped first by the Pixies’ tease of a big announcement on their Facebook page, then the appearance online last night of this image (left), speculation […]

Pixies add more European festival dates; ‘big announcement’ due Monday

Pixies add more European festival dates; ‘big announcement’ due Monday

With the once-again-reactivated Pixies promising “a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT on Monday” on the band’s Facebook page, several more European summer festival dates have begun surfacing. In […]