While the band utilized every nook and cranny of acoustics inside the theater, it was sometimes sloppy and sometimes brilliant as they plugged through their vast catalog.
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Keep calm and rock on, to mangle the cliche. That's what you're going to do. After 20 years of the Pixies' impressive cultural capital, Black Francis has done just that. And honorably, I would argue.
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Pixies' second album, "Surfer Rosa," a seminal LP that has gone down in Rolling Stone history as one of the 50...
You know how sometimes, watching live music, you forget where you are? And you can act like a complete idiot and dance and scream and sing along and get completely lost? The Pixies put on that kind of show.
The bottom line is that if the music commissioned for a silent film does nothing to support the work being shown on screen, then a genuine effort should be made to hire more talented composers.
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