Pixies - 'Indie Cindy'

Pixies - 'Indie Cindy'

You can’t head out on reunion tours making a killing for 10 years and not give fans new music and, in that sense, this first Pixies album since 1991’s ‘Trompe Le Monde’ is long overdue. That it’s arrived in the lumpy manner of being made...

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Pixies - 'EP3'

Pixies - 'EP3'

The final piece in their sleight-of-hand 'what album? There's no album here, you must be thinking of someone els… a-ha! Fools! You had the album all along!' album release plan, the three-track 'EP3' completes a varied and imaginative new Pixies...

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Pixies - 'EP2'

Pixies - 'EP2'

If Orson Welles was resurrected tomorrow, would he want to remake Citizen Kane in 4K CGI for the IMAX? Would Michelangelo have a crack at another chapel to prove he still had it? Would DH Lawrence, noting the successes of Fifty Shades Of Grey,...

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Pixies - 'EP1'

Pixies - 'EP1'

It can be difficult to hear this new EP from Pixies over the sound of the alarm bells ringing since bassist Kim Deal’s departure. If you can silence them, you’ll get the good ol’ fashioned loud-quiet-loud of ‘Indie Cindy’, and a trio...

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Live Review: Pixies

Live Review: Pixies

It’s almost five years to the day since the Pixies played their first reunion show on these shores in this very venue. Scenes of near hysteria, like an FA Cup Final mixed with The Beatles at Shea Stadium wrapped up in first contact with an alien...

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Pixies: Apollo/Alexandra palace, Manchester/London, Tues Aug 30/Wed Aug 31

Pixies: Apollo/Alexandra palace,...

Tuesday, Manchester 3pm “It’s a really big deal for us to play with the Pixies . When we were putting The Futureheads together there weren’t many bands that we all had a great love for, but they were one. They seemed like a...

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Pixies : Wave Of Mutilation: Best Of

Pixies : Wave Of Mutilation: Best Of

Back in 1997, four years after the cessation of the Pixies as a going concern, a line was drawn underneath their work with what was judged to be as close to a perfect overview of the band's career as you could hope to get, 'Death To The...

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Pixies : Minneapolis Fine Line Music Cafe

Pixies : Minneapolis Fine Line Music Cafe

If you ever made a trip Stateside, chances are you never touched down in Minnesota. Nestled near the top of the United States, Minnesota is close enough to northern neighbours Canada that the winters are cold and unforgiving, and just east enough...

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Pixies : Pixies

Pixies : Pixies

Anyone christened Charles Michael Kitridge Thompson IV to parents born again into the Pentecostal Church was bound to have a few things to get off his chest, and so it proved for Black Francis and the Pixies . Guitars strung with razor wire, they...

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Pixies : Complete 'B' Sides

Pixies : Complete 'B' Sides

Paradoxically, it was the Pixies-inspired American alternative renaissance that sowed the seeds of the Boston quartet's destruction. Had Nirvana never happened - and 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' owes everything to Black Francis' sense of proportion...

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