Mark, My Words: Brexit will kill Britain’s reputation as the world’s music mecca

Acts wishing to play in the UK post-Brexit must pay £240 for visas for each member and prove they have savings of around £1000

Mark, My Words: why rock needs to have more ‘quickies’

It sits there, as unavoidable as death itself. Sometimes it's in the middle of the album, like a rail replacement bus service, sometimes it's...

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

This year's Dorset festival will take place from September 3-6

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

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...

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...

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...

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...