The Pixies reunited in 2004 for the sake of nostalgia and money. There can't be much doubt over this. They never hinted at new music (apart from the bizarre one-off soundtrack single "Bam Thwok") and unashamedly toured Doolittle to within an inch of its life. Last Friday, entirely apropos of nothing ... More >>
Jon GitchoffBlack Francis at the Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, 11/20/2009Last Friday night in Chicago, the Pixies managed to make the gimmick of playing an entire album from start-to-finish feel fresh. The amount of fun they appeared to be having had a lot to do with this: All smiles, the band me ... More >>
Quick hit: David Lovering and Joey Santiago of the Pixies have formed a new band, called Everybody. Go to that website, give them your email and you get a free Christmas MP3 of a song called "Snow in Los Angeles." Your regularly scheduled Xmas Jams will continue as soon as I recover.-- Annie Zaleski
Neither meeting Sonic Youth nor covering seminal '80s songs fazes Grant-Lee Phillips.