Pixies today announced a second U.S. leg of their ongoing tour in support of last year’s Doggerel with special guests Franz Ferdinand and Bully.
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The Pixies this week debuted a brand-new single called “Human Crime” with a music video directed by the band’s bassist, Paz Lenchantin.
The Pixies are back with a brand new single, the Paz Lenchantin-sung “Hear Me Out” that is accompanied by the western-themed video posted here and will appear as the A-side of a new limited-edition 12-inch single the band is set to release later this month. Check out the full music video right here.
Robert Smith waited until The Cure’s last song late Saturday night to deliver his own verdict on the Pasadena Daydream festival, his hand-picked 10-band bill that took over the sprawling golf course next to the Rose Bowl under a scorching Southern California sun. “It’s been the best day of the summer,” Smith said.
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.
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.
The Pixies and Weezer today announced a 29-date North American co-headlining tour next summer, a trek that will take the two bands’ blends of guitar-pop from coast to coast, performing at a dizzying assortment of corporate-branded outdoor amphitheaters along the way. See full dates right here.
As their just-launched U.S. tour brought them to Los Angeles, the Pixies stopped by “Conan” on Thursday night to perform “Bel Esprit,” a melodic rocker off their latest album Head Carrier that finds frontman Black Francis trading vocals with bassist Paz Lenchantin. Watch the full performance here.
The Pixies this morning nearly doubled the length of their North American tour in support of last year’s Head Carrier, revealing 19 new dates this September and October to supplement the already announced 23-date run in April and May. Plus, they added a new Baltimore show on May 14.
For any diehard fan of the Pixies, the just-published “Pixies: A Visual History” — a gorgeous, 215-page hardbound coffee-table book jammed with scores and scores of you-are-there photographs chronicling the ascent of the college-rock favorites — is a must-have.
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.
On Friday, Pixies frontman Black Francis will help launch the new novel he’s co-authored — “The Good Inn,” which is billed as “blurring the lines between fact and fiction, film and prose, reality and surreality” — at an event in Brooklyn. And we’ve got three tickets to the event to award to lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs readers.
The Pixies are busy this spring with a steady diet of touring — not to mention the upcoming release of their first album in eons — but frontman Black Francis has found time to engage in a more literary endeavor, this week publishing his first novel, “The Good Inn,” co-authored with Josh Frank.