An evocative tale of a surfer who couldn’t resist the pull of our ocean —- to her doom. It’s a slashing anthem set to surreal visuals, filmed around the corner from where I am writing.
A quarter of a century ago, I turned my back on our revolution. As the reprogramming accelerated, I slowed time by pursuing love. But it was not enough.
Black Francis and crew have a new full-length effort out called Head Carrier.
Pixies are still making great music, and I’m happy to still be listening and interviewing them about it.
Unbowed, the Pixies’ reconstructed band, and brand, now soldiers ahead with street and market cred to spare.
Ten years ago, I wrote this autobiographical bow-down when news of the tumultuous Pixies’ longshot reunion started to bubble up. I covered that subsequent momentous convergence for Salon and AlterNet, […]
The greatest band of the ’80s and ’90s is back to rep its crossover knockout with a full-album tour, including B-sides.
I caught up with the Deals to talk about Bob Marley, Jessica Simpson, the digital-analog divide, and the end of the music industry as we know it.
I have always been a singer, a writer, and a musician, not as a prodigy or as in a trade handed to me by my parents, but because of an inner voice or maybe a command from beyond reality as it is usually defined.
So I rapped with the pair for Rolling Stone and reviewed the disc for Metromix. All is well.
li news fit to print, but no love for the ears?
No worries. This fun mashup of the Pixies’ “Debaser” with Dali and Bunuel’s Un Chien Andalou ought to tide us over until Destino and Banderas’ Dali film hit the screens.
The trend is virally replicating.
Lost hopped aboard the indie rock legend’s bandwagon during its season four finale, perhaps in hopes of righting its own sinking ship.
And where Hitchcock leaned on the striking scores of Bernard Hermann to propel his movies, Night seems to be borrowing ideas from … the Pixies?
The Pixies cast a long shadow over modern rock’s past — and future.
Black Francis summarily reformed the band 12 years after they’d called it quits, and set about touring the world like nothing ever happened.