Pixies

Video: Pixies – “Classic Masher”

Fresh off their return with this year's Head Carrier, the Pixies have released a stop-motion video for their song "Classic Masher." It features a talking piano, three women…
Josh Rosenberg / November 2, 2016

Video: Pixies – “Um Chagga Lagga”

Last week, Pixies released their new album Head Carrier. The project's lead single, "Um Chagga Lagga" now has a video. The new flick features their new bassist Paz Lenchantin hanging…
Brian Josephs / October 6, 2016

The New Pixies Are Streaming Their New Album Head Carrier

Next week, the world will have a new Pixies album. Doesn't matter if you think the alt-rock progenitors have overstayed their welcome at this point, or…
Kyle McGovern / September 22, 2016

Pixies Guitarist Joey Santiago Has Entered Rehab

Joey Santiago, lead guitarist for Pixies, has checked into rehab. The band announced the news on Friday morning via Facebook, and said Santiago will spend at…
Kyle McGovern / September 16, 2016

The False Pixies Have a New Music Video

Big news: The stumbling reanimated carcass of your favorite alternative rock band has a new song and music video. It's called "Tenement Song," and you…
Andy Cush / September 6, 2016

Pixies Reference Vintage Hollywood Actor Jack Palance on ‘Talent’

Following July's "Um Chagga Lagga," the lead single off of Pixies' forthcoming Head Carrier, is "Talent," a new one from the alt-rock primogenitors. Referencing Hollywood-Walk-of-Fame actor…
Rachel Brodsky / August 17, 2016

Has Any Great Band Ever Cared Less Than the Pixies?

Today, alt-rock progenitors the Pixies returned with a new single: a slight, silly piece of poppy slop-rock with a nonsense title and unintelligible chorus; decently…
Andrew Unterberger / July 6, 2016

Pixies Announce New ‘Head Carrier’ LP, Share Rockabilly-ish ‘Um Chagga Lagga’ Single

Two-plus decades after the band's original split, following apparent 1991 swansong Trompe Le Monde, the Pixies' 2.0 run continues. Beginning with the release of three…
Andrew Unterberger / July 6, 2016

Watch the Flaming Lips, Pixies, Cat Power, Laurie Anderson, Debbie Harry, Michael Stipe, More Cover David Bowie

Despite the Roots pulling out of Carnegie Hall's series of tribute concerts to David Bowie, the first one last night went on as planned. Pitchfork has collected…
Harley Brown / April 1, 2016

Pixies Tease New Music in 2016

The newly reformed Pixies have been releasing EPs for a couple of years now, which they notably combined into an album called Indie Cindy in…
Rachel Brodsky / February 8, 2016

Watch Pixies Debut Acoustic New Song, ‘Um Chagga Lagga’

The Pixies, who are currently trying out some new material on tour, stopped by Rolling Stone recently, where they played a never-before-heard (and yet-to-be-recorded) song…
Rachel Brodsky / June 2, 2015

The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (1985-2014)

SPIN hit a milestone this year: our 30th birthday. To celebrate, we caught up with some of the artists behind our past picks for Album…
SPIN Staff / May 11, 2015

Pixies Announce North American Tour Starting in May

Last year, the Pixies released their first album in more than two decades, and now they're following up Indie Cindy with a North American tour for…
James Grebey / February 23, 2015

Boston Calling 2015 Lineup: Beck, Pixies, Run the Jewels, and More

Not one to sit back on their laurels and watch other festival announcements steal their thunder, the organizers of the twice-yearly Boston Calling Festival have just…
Brennan Carley / January 14, 2015

The Pixies Enlist Fans to Direct Dumpster-Diving ‘Ring the Bell’ Video

In the new trash-diving video for the Pixies' Indie Cindy single "Ring the Bell," two women dig for nostalgic treasures before retreating to a woodsy…
Brennan Carley / September 15, 2014
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