Pixies, Angel Olsen and Bright Eyes lead End Of The Road 2020 line-up

Angel Olsen / Pixies / Bright Eyes
This year's Dorset festival will take place from September 3-6

Pixies release new EP of unreleased tracks from ‘Beneath The Eyrie’ sessions

Take a listen to three never-before-heard demos

Vaughan Oliver, the artist who created 4AD’s classic album covers, has died aged 62

Vaughan Oliver
Oliver designed many of the label's classic album covers, including Pixies' 'Surfer Rosa' and 'Doolittle'

Kim Shattuck obituary, 1963-2019: The personification of the eternal thrill of three chords

Plenty of America’s underground rock acts had a breakthrough moment as the '90s saw alternative music butt up against the mainstream in the wake of Nirvana’s crossover success. To most, the great Buffalo Tom are known principally for their appearance in the hit drama My So Called Life. Letters To Cleo for their cover of Cheap Trick's ‘I Want...

Pixies on the bands they’d love to see reform

Having pulled off one of the most successful reunions of this century, now Pixies have revealed which bands they'd most like to see get back together. Watch our full video interview with Pixies above This week sees the band release their acclaimed seventh album 'Beneath The Eyrie', their third since the band reformed after 11 years in 2004. Sitting down with...

Pixies – ‘Beneath The Eyrie’ review

It's Pixies' otherworldly gaze that has always made them so appealing. While their blue-collar attitude, punk approach and quiet-LOUD simplicity would inspire the grunge movement that brought alternative music crashing back down to Earth, the realm of Black Francis and co has always been more of a psychedelic fever dream of myth, legend, bible scriptures and the fantastic. With seventh...

A missing tooth! Opera! Going goth! Pixies take us inside ‘Beneath The Eyrie’

"The thing is, there’s a presumption in rock writing..." begins a spikey Black Francis when asked about the narrative thread running through Pixies' seventh album, 'Beneath The Eyrie'. "There’s a presumption that there is this overlying concept or theme or whatever, and I'm not saying there isn't, but you know there is this presumption, 'Let’s get to the theme/concept...

Here’s Miley Cyrus’ new Pixies-inspired tattoo

Pixies, Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has paid tribute to Pixies for her new post-break-up tattoo – check out the image below. Read More: Miley Cyrus – ‘She Is Coming’ EP review The 'Mother's Daughter' star played at last night's MTV Video Music Awards, taking to the stage to perform latest single 'Slide Away'. The emotional ballad is said to have been inspired by the...

Pixies release new single ‘Catfish Kate’ along with its surreal animated video

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Pixies have shared their new single 'Catfish Kate' along with its official animated video. Check it out below. Read More: ‘Doolittle’ at 30 – 30 vital pieces of information about the classic album The track is taken from the alt-rockers' upcoming new album, ‘Beneath The Eyrie’, and follows on from the single ‘On Graveyard Hill’. A snippet of the new cut was previewed...