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Turn Blue: A Conversation with The Black Keys' Patrick Carney

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.16.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Black Keys' Turn Blue was compared to The Clash's London Calling. Read this to see how they react to that.

Apple Should Have Read The Lyrics Before Putting This Song In An Ad

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.23.2014 | Technology

During the primetime broadcast of "The Voice" and the NBA playoffs Tuesday night, Apple unveiled a new, lengthy advert for the iPhone 5S, its high-end...

Listen To The Pixies' First Album In 23 Years

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment

The last time the Pixies released a new album it was 1991. Now, 23 years later, and the group is back with a new record of mostly old songs: "Indie Ci...

18 Best Coachella Reunions Ever

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment

When it comes to music festivals and reunions, this year's headlines have belonged to Kanye West's return to Bonnaroo and, of course, OutKast's massiv...

With New Album, The Pixies Say The Best Is Yet To Come

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — They inspired generations of musicians worldwide, served as the blueprint for countless rock bands, including Nirvana, and go...

Here's A New Pixies Song

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The Pixies have started 2014 off with a Beyonce. The band has released a surprise four-song EP called "EP-2." Tracks include "Blue-Eyed Hexe," "Magdal...

The Best 80s Singles That Never Made the Top 40 (Part 1)

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As a teenager in the 1980s, I amassed a large, eclectic collection of that decade's vinyl. In going through it all, I find myself listening more often to the hits less travelled, and after some research, I discovered an array of brilliant singles that failed altogether to grace Casey Kasem's countdown.

The Pixies Head To Israel

AP | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli promoter for the Pixies says the American alternative rock band will perform in Israel next summer — four years after ...

Beloved Band Adds New Member

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

It's been a dramatic year for The Pixies, who just announced the hiring of the band's third bassist since June. Following the departures of Kim Deal a...

The Pixies Fire Band Member

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 12.02.2013 | Entertainment

Less than six months after Kim Shattuck was brought on board to be the new bassist for The Pixies, she was fired by the band. Shattuck, also a per...

Pixies Promise To 'Conquer The World' Again

AP | JAIME HOLGUIN | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — As a young musician, Pixies frontman Charles Thompson was determined to make it past the velvet rope at the mythical clu...

Life to the Pixies!

Scott Thill | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Thill

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.

Asphalt Orchestra Plays the Pixies: Lincoln Center Out of Doors, July 28

Jessica Schmitz | Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts
Jessica Schmitz

When I started playing flute in the early '90s, I never anticipated that one day I'd be playing death metal on a plastic piccolo while climbing the walls of Lincoln Center wearing combat boots.

Beloved Band Adds New Member After Bassist Quits

rollingstonelogo | Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By Eric R Danton From one Kim to another: Kim Shattuck will join the Pixies on bass and back...

Iconic Band Releases First Song In 9 Years

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment

The Pixies may have just lost bassist Kim Deal, but that hasn't deterred them from releasing new music. "Bagboy," the band's first new song in nine ye...

Key Member Quits The Pixies After 25 Years

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment

Bassist Kim Deal has quit the Pixies after 25 years. The band released a statement Friday confirming that Deal, who has been an on-again, off-again me...

THE WEEK IN ARTS & CULTURE

Posted 03.23.2013 | Arts

This week we got a whole new batch of artwork from the artist formerly known as President Bush and we celebrated some holy dates in art and music hist...

'Surfer Rosa' Turns 25

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.22.2013 | Arts

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...

Mountain Battles: Music Can Save Your Life, Even for Just One Night

Dafna Maor | Posted 09.25.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

The concert gave me a fantastic memory to take along with me. But it didn't change my life; it just made it better for a few hours, maybe even days. And that's how life works.

Cat Power Cancels Israel Show Over Conflict With Palestineans

AP | Posted 02.10.2012 | Home

JERUSALEM -- American musician Cat Power has canceled her show in Israel, joining a list of artists shunning the country over its conflict with the Pa...

Rock Is Most Definitely Not Dead

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.01.2012 | San Francisco
Carly Schwartz

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.

Throwing Muses Did It the Hard Way

Greg Garry | Posted 12.19.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Garry

The kids deserve better, Kings of Leon and Coldplay just ain't cutting it. Thankfully there's Kristin Hersh, the powerhouse behind seminal indie rock band Throwing Muses.

Dig for Fire: Art Inspired by the Pixies

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 11.28.2011 | Arts
Tanja M. Laden

"Dig for Fire: Art Inspired by the Pixies" honors their role in rock history, as well as their cultural legacy, featuring more than 30 artists' visual tributes to the Pixies' music.

Monday Madness: Chatting with Rob Zombie, Danny Elfman, Devo's Gerald Casale and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Women Who Rock: LA Stories from the Rock Hall of Fame's New Show

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 07.16.2011 | Los Angeles
S.X. Rosenstock

Wanda Jackson and Darlene Love are game-changers that allowed fans to reckon the authorship of the rock and roll genre with new clarity.