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Pixies – Indie Cindy (2014)

Don’t let the name fool you: These Pixies are raucous, loud and sometimes vulgar.

Pixies – EP1 (2013)

The Pixies’ EP1 came out in September of 2013 but I was late in listening to it — just as I was late to listening to the Pixies. My first encounter with the band was during their reunion tour stop at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, 2005.

Pixies – EP2 (2014)

Pixies – EP2 (2014)

Five albums in five years were enough for the Pixies to become a legend. They were role models for Nirvana, but even David Bowie — the old master himself — praised them as the best band of the 1980s.

Black Francis – Bluefinger (2007)

Frank Black is dead, long live Black Francis. Or maybe he was just resting. I don’t know, honestly, why he changed back to the Pixies-era moniker, but it didn’t really matter. Black turned out the best effort since his first couple of solo albums, and it was equally as strong and catchy a piece of work as either his self-titledRead More