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18 hrs ago | CIO

The Pixies Shill for Apple in New iPhone Ad

Here comes your new iPhone commercial. The Pixies provide the tunes for Apple's latest video advertisement, and though endorsing Apple products may not exactly be "cool," CIO.com's Al Sacco gives the band a pass.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, iPhone

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Fresh dose of Pixies magic

In 1991, the same year Nirvana unleashed teen spirit via Nevermind, Pixies issued Trompe le Monde, their fourth and apparently final album.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Nirvana, Grunge


What's streaming: New albums from Damon Albarn, Pixies, Nirvana and more

In this day and age of the album stream, downloading music has almost become obsolete.


Related Topix: Nirvana, Pop/Rock, Grunge, Blur, Punk, The Distillers, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014

National Public Radio

First Listen: Pixies, 'Indie Cindy'

Last year, My Bloody Valentine released its first album since 1991, and the result sounded as if not a minute had passed in the intervening 22 years.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, My Bloody Valentine

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Huffington Post

Listen To The Pixies' New Song 'Women Of War'

FEBRUARY 23: Guitarist Joey Santiago and singer/guitarist Black Francis of the band Pixies perform with bassist Paz Lenchantin at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on February 23, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Las Vegas, NV, Getty Images, The Voice, Tribeca (New York, NY), Entertainment, Television

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The New York Observer

Got Me a Movie: Frank Black Does Not Want to Make a Porno

Shortly into his phone call from Los Angeles, the Pixies' front man Frank Black, nA© Charles Thompson, wanted to make something very clear to me: Despite some reports to the contrary, he does not want to make a porno.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

USA Today

Pixies aim to return to your CD player

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Coachella 2014 day 2 pics & videos (Pharrell w/ huge guests, Nas w/...

Watching Ty Segall at the Outdoor Theatre to kick off my Saturday drove home a 2014 Coachella reality: the relative lack of noisy, guitar-driven bands.


Related Topix: Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 15, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Record Store Day tips, exclusives and parties

A sk Manny Kool about the hype and hope surrounding Saturday's Record Store Day - a glorious all-day bonanza for geeked-out vinyl and music fans - and the smooth-pated, normally chill dude in charge of Daddy Kool in St. Petersburg widens his eyes.


Related Topix: Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Watch The Pixies Full Coachella Set [News]

On Saturday night, the band returned to Indio, CA, albeit with a different lineup than the first go-around.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indio, CA, The Jesus and Mary Chain

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Seven highlights from Coachella 2014

Every month another music event with a global audience confirms the obvious: nobody is bigger right now than Pharrell Williams.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, Busta Rhymes, Palm Desert, CA, Pop/Rock

Hollywood Reporter

Coachella: Pixies Return 10 Years Later With Something to Prove

When the Pixies played Coachella 10 years ago, the band's set was a defining moment in both the festival and the group's history.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Pixies, EP 2 - EP Review

A few months later and only just missing out on 2013 by a few days, the imaginatively titled ' EP 2 ' was released, which will soon be followed by 'EP 3 - 5'.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

This Is Scunthorpe

The Crookes release new Soapbox album featuring Scunthorpe...

Guitarist Tom, 27, and lead singer George Waites took part in the aborted Sheffield half-marathon last Sunday along with 5,000 other contestants.


Related Topix: The Crookes, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon, Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 11, 2014


Black Francis launching his book 'The Good Inn' at The Powerhouse Arena in Brooklyn

Created in the explosive space between the surreal and the concrete, The Good Inn follows Solder Boy--the lone survivor of the explosion of the battleship Iena--as he wanders aimlessly after the accident, falls deeply for an innkeeper's daughter, and even more deeply into a bizarre, alternate universe he discovers through a hole in his bedroom ... (more)


Related Topix: Explosion, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Pixies reformation album a minor miracle

In terms of status few bands top the Pixies. As John the Baptist to Nirvana's Jesus Christ, the Boston quartet ruptured rock & roll in the late 1980s, offering up a derangement of the senses matched to razor-sharp arrangements.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Blue Velvet, Thriller, Mystery Movies


New Music Is Coming From The Breeders

Good to hear that after leaving The Pixies, Kim Deal is still keeping herself busy.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

The Wave

Coachella 2014: Pixies added, set times revealed

Tuesday began with news of a between-fests appearance from Pixies at Pappy & Harriet's in Pioneertown on April 17, and by afternoon we had learned that Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas had announced a Roxy gig for this Thursday night, April 10. So it isn't exactly surprising - though it's definitely pleasing - to see both of those names in the ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Pioneertown, CA, Gogol Bordello, Punk, Cat Power

Tue Apr 08, 2014


Pixies, Julian Casablancas Added To Coachella Lineup

Coachella diehards might have noticed some unexpected names on the official festival schedule when the 2014 set times were released on Tuesday night .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Julian Casablancas, Indio, CA

Mon Apr 07, 2014


Q&A: Kim Deal On Her Solo 7a 3 Series, Making New Breeders Music, And ...

It is not possible to overstate the importance of Kim Deal. As a member of the Pixies and a founding member of the Breeders, she has made some of the most deeply compelling - not to mention some of the most compellingly influential - music of the past three decades.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dayton, OH