Tag: The Breeders

Video: The Breeders play ‘Cannonball,’ ‘Drivin’ on 9’ on Jimmy Fallon

Video: The Breeders play ‘Cannonball,’ ‘Drivin’ on 9’ on Jimmy Fallon

The Breeders took advantage of a break in their tour in support of the 20th anniversary reissue of Last Splash to swing by “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” where the band played its 1993 alt-rock smash “Cannonball” on air and then stuck around for a web-only performance of the album’s penultimate track, “Drivin’ on 9.”

Kim Deal releases second limited-edition 7-inch in new ‘Solo Series’ — MP3s, too

Kim Deal releases second limited-edition 7-inch in new ‘Solo Series’ — MP3s, too

She may be busy with her Breeders reunion and Last Splash box set, but Kim Deal’s still got time to churn out new music — the latest being the second installment of her new “Solo Series” 7-inches, a two-song single that’s now available digitally and can be pre-ordered on vinyl.

The Breeders’ ‘Last Splash’ 7-disc vinyl box set to feature live album, demos, BBC sessions

The Breeders’ ‘Last Splash’ 7-disc vinyl box set to feature live album, demos, BBC sessions

The 20th anniversary reissue of the The Breeders’ ‘Last Splash’ will come in a mammoth 7-disc vinyl box set that features the original record, a live album recorded in Stockholm, a collection of previously unreleased demos, non-album tracks and BBC session cuts, and four individual EPs repressed on 10-inch platters.

The Breeders confirm ‘Last Splash’ 20th anniverary concerts in North America, Europe

The Breeders confirm ‘Last Splash’ 20th anniverary concerts in North America, Europe

The ‘Last Splash’-era lineup of The Breeders — Kim Deal, Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs, and Jim Macpherson — have confirmed a rash of new North American and European dates on their tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of that album. 4AD Records plans to release a deluxe 20th anniversary reissue in April.

The Breeders to play first ‘Last Splash’ 20th anniversary show in Brooklyn on March 29

The Breeders to play first ‘Last Splash’ 20th anniversary show in Brooklyn on March 29

The reunited ‘Last Splash’-era lineup of The Breeders — Kim Deal, Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs, and Jim Macpherson — this morning announced it will make its debut with a concert March 29 at The Bellhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., prior to already announced dates later this spring in Europe.

The Jesus and Mary Chain, Nick Cave, My Bloody Valentine, Blur headlining Primavera Sound

The Jesus and Mary Chain, Nick Cave, My Bloody Valentine, Blur headlining Primavera Sound

Organizers of Barcelona’s Primavera Sound 2013 festival unfurled a mind-bending lineup topped by headliners The Jesus and Mary Chain, Blur, My Bloody Valentine and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, in addition to appearances by Dinosaur Jr, Bob Mould, Dead Can Dance, The Breeders and many more.

The Breeders announce initial ‘Last Splash’ 20th anniversary dates in Europe

The Breeders announce initial ‘Last Splash’ 20th anniversary dates in Europe

The reunited ‘Last Splash’-era lineup of The Breeders — Kim Deal, Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs, and Jim Macpherson — this week announced initial European dates for its upcoming tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of that album, revealing they’ll play in France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Breeders release ‘New Year’ rehearsal footage — plus Kim Deal launches solo 7-inch series

Breeders release ‘New Year’ rehearsal footage — plus Kim Deal launches solo 7-inch series

The Breeders are gearing up for a big 2013 as the ‘Last Splash’-era lineup reunites to tour that album, and to get fans into an appropriately festive mood, the band posted iPhone-filmed video last night of a rehearsal in Kim Deal’s basement of the song “New Year.” Deal also has launched a 7-inch single series.

The Breeders reunite for ‘Last Splash’ 20th anniversary concerts in U.S., Europe in 2013

The Breeders reunite for ‘Last Splash’ 20th anniversary concerts in U.S., Europe in 2013

The ‘Last Splash’-era lineup of The Breeders — Kim Deal, Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs, and Jim Macpherson — has reunited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of that album and its breakout hit “Cannonball,” and will reissue the record in a deluxe edition and then perform it live on tour in the U.S. and Europe in 2013.

Sonic Youth, The Breeders, Mudhoney, Iggy & Stooges set for All Tomorrow’s Parties NY

Sonic Youth, The Breeders, Mudhoney, Iggy & Stooges set for All Tomorrow’s Parties NY

Sonic Youth and The Breeders are among the acts announced today for the third installment of All Tomorrow’s Parties New York, set for Labor Day weekend and already featuring full-album performances by Iggy & The Stooges (Raw Power) and Mudhoney (Superfuzz Bigmuff Plus Early Singles).

Pixies tour dates: ‘Doolittle’ anniversary trek coming to U.S. in November

Pixies tour dates: ‘Doolittle’ anniversary trek coming to U.S. in November

The Pixies’ Doolittle 20th anniversary tour comes to America in November for 14 concerts in nine different cities, including multiple-night stands in New York, Chicago, […]

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 […]

Kim Deal covers Bob Marley for new Breeders ‘Fate to Fatal’ EP

Kim Deal covers Bob Marley for new Breeders ‘Fate to Fatal’ EP

News surfaced this week that The Breeders — the side project Pixies bassist Kim Deal launched in 1988 — will self-release a four-track EP called […]