Pixies

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Pixies: Doggerel review – pristinely produced absurdism
The cult indie band may not have the dark fire of yesteryear but they still rock their twisted tropes

Damien Morris

02, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Pearl Jam review – a sensitive, subversive new vision for classic rock
A band who were once criticised for their earnestness find their true home in vast massed gatherings like these, uniting the crowd with thrilling humanist anthems

Stevie Chick

09, Jul, 2022 @10:10 AM

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Pixies review – dark pop that still soars and thrills
Black Francis’s scream is thrillingly intact on a set of classics falling between 1986 and 1993, with only a hat-tip to their forthcoming album

Dave Simpson

06, Jul, 2022 @12:15 PM

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Pixies frontman Black Francis: ‘Kim Deal? We’re always friends – but nothing is for ever’
As the alt-rockers release a live box set, their frontman answers your questions on Bowie, his 40 new Pixies songs and the alarming sexuality of his pets

As told to Rich Pelley

03, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Post your questions for Pixies frontman Black Francis
One of the most instantly recognisable voices in rock will answer your questions on his and the band’s career, as a new box set is released

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

27, Jan, 2022 @2:45 PM

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The greatest songs about the climate crisis – ranked!
As Cop26 opens in Glasgow, we provide the soundtrack, ranging from Gojira’s metal fury to gorgeous environmental paeans by Childish Gambino, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell

Alexis Petridis

28, Oct, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Pixies: how we made Where Is My Mind?
‘It’s about a small fish about four inches long that aggressively followed me and poked me while I was swimming in the Bahamas. It freaked me out’

Interviews by Daniel Dylan Wray

02, Nov, 2020 @2:56 PM

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'Colourful, vibrant, sensual!' Stars on Jimi Hendrix, 50 years gone
In awe of everything from his raunchiness to his skill with sheer volume, members of Pixies, Yes, Parliament-Funkadelic, Thin Lizzy and more celebrate the guitar god, who died 50 years ago today

Ed Prideaux

18, Sep, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Lost worlds of sex and magic: Vaughan Oliver's album sleeves for 4AD
By collapsing history in on itself, designer Vaughan Oliver – who has died aged 62 – created complex images that heightened music by Pixies, Cocteau Twins and more

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

30, Dec, 2019 @12:56 PM

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Vaughan Oliver, celebrated 4AD graphic designer, dies aged 62
Self-confessed ‘working class lad from a dull town’ created some of the most revered sleeves in modern pop

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Dec, 2019 @9:31 PM

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Pixies: Beneath the Eyrie review – workaday once again
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Phil Mongredien

15, Sep, 2019 @4:30 AM

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