Pixies

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

Arcade Fire Climb Pixies’ Punky ‘Alec Eiffel’ for Yet Another Cover

Every day is Arcade Fire day with the Reflektor band still on the road, seemingly caught in a strange nether-dimension wherein the only way out…
Chris Martins / August 20, 2014

Pixies Don’t Rule Out Reunion With Kim Deal

Kim Deal rejoining the Pixies wouldn't be out of the question, at least as far as the remaining band members are concerned. It has been…
Marc Hogan / June 6, 2014

Primavera Sound Is Live-Streaming Here

Spain's celebrated Primavera Sound festival is live-streaming, right now, above and below via two channels for maximum coverage. As previously reported, three-day gala runs from…
Chris Martins / May 29, 2014

Watch Pixies’ Icy, Abstract ‘Silver Snail’ Video

The Pixies released their first studio album in over two decades, Indie Cindy, back in April and today they've emerged with a mobius strip of…
Colin Joyce / May 29, 2014

Pixies – Kim + Rampant B.S. = ‘Indie Cindy,’ an Oddly Listenable Failure

The last album released under the name Pixies translated in French to "fool the world," so it's not like Indie Cindy, with its potentially condescending…
Dan Weiss / April 28, 2014

Watch the Pixies Pick Apart ‘Indie Cindy’ Track by Track

The Pixies are back this week with the release of Indie Cindy, their first album since 1991. For those who've forgotten how to enjoy a Pixies…
Colin Joyce / April 28, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Pixies, Wye Oak, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Chad VanGaalen, and More

A new week brings a new batch of albums to stream. Take your pick, from the first Pixies album in over 20 years, to the…
SPIN Staff / April 24, 2014
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