Tag Archives: Pixies

Finn Wolfhard’s band Calpurnia brought screaming fans to Rough Trade

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Watch Finn Wolfhard’s band Calpurnia cover Weezer, Twin Peaks, Pixies, and The Velvet Underground at their debut NYC show, punctuated by the piercing screams of fans.

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Finn Wolfhard’s band Calpurnia recording EP with Twin Peaks singer

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Calpurnia, led by Finn Wolfhard aka Mike Wheeler in ‘Stranger Things,’ have signed a deal with Royal Mountain Records (Mac DeMarco, Alvvays) for their debut EP.

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Weezer and Pixies announce 2018 co-headline summer tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Weezer and the Pixies have announced a co-headlining North American tour for summer 2018. Pixies’ influence on Weezer is undeniable, and head of this tour, Pixies’ Frank Black said, “We’re all big Weezer fans…

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Ohana Festival 2017 Friday pics (Pixies, TV on the Radio, Social Distortion, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Watch Eddie Vedder make guest appearances with Social Distortion and Simon Townshend at the Dana Point, CA Friday.

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Oh My Golly! Pixies bring their A-game at the Electric Factory

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Oh My Golly! Pixies bring their A-game at the Electric Factory

Pixies | photo by Josh Pelta-Heller for WXPN

Pixies took the Electric Factory stage Tuesday night to an obscure B-side: The Beatles’ “You Know My Name (Look Up The Number).” Formalities dispensed, without introductions or interim chatter they vaulted into a virtual medley of some 30-odd songs, an exhaustive sampler representing each era of a three-decade career.

Singer Black Francis and company shared the majority of their latest record, last year’s Head Carrier, and juxtaposed many of their more prominent singles with some favorite “deep cuts” as well. “Debaser,” “Monkey Gone To Heaven” and “Wave Of Mutilation” were offered ...

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Marian Hill at TLA, Pixies at Electric Factory

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Marian Hill at TLA, Pixies at Electric Factory

Marian Hill | photo by Ben Wong for WXPN | brotherlylost.com

illy-founded electro duo Marian Hill returns hope with a performance at the TLA tonight. Mixing lead singer, Samantha Gongol’s jazzy stylings with Jeremy Lloyd’s cool, hypnotic beats, the group is a perfect balance of old-school swing and fresh production. Find info on the show at the XPN Concert Calendar, and watch the video for their addicting song, “Down,” below.

Coming off a completely crunchy set at this past week’s NonCOMM, indie rock staples Pixies are gracing the Electric Factory tonight. Along with a smattering of old jams, you can expect ...

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Shaky Knees Festival 2017 pics (The xx, LCD Soundsystem, Phoenix & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

LCD Soundsystem, Phoenix, The xx, Wolf Parade, Ryan Adams, Pixies, Cloud Nothings, The Shins, Third Eye Blind, Warpaint, Car Seat Headrest, Sylvan Esso, Dr. Dog, Pinegrove, and more played the edition of 2017 Shaky Knees Festival.

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inaugural Lost Lake Fest lineup: Killers, Chance, Roots, RTJ, Pixies, Ludacris, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The inaugural Lost Lake Festival, which is produced by Superfly (Bonnnaroo, Outside Lands), happens October 20-22 in Phoenix.

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Redd Kross (with Dale Crover) releasing ‘Octavia,’ headlining Atlanta Mess Around

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Atlanta Mess Around Festival also includes The Gories, Timmy’s Organism, Terry & Louie, Reigning Sound/Oblivians’ Greg Cartwright + Gentlemen Jesse (who make their live debut as a duo at the fest), and more.

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Øyafestival 2017 lineup, SXSW with us ++ new Tuvaband + Sløtface

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Norway’s Oya Fest is one of our esteemed partners at SXSW this year, and the lineup to their own fest in Oslo is already looking killer as usual.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for February 22, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s show included songs from Ride, Spoon, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Dirty Projectors, Mac DeMarco, Real Estate, Ryan Adams, a tribute to Kurt Cobain, and more.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for February 1, 2017

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This week’s show featured tracks by Future Islands, Mac DeMarco, Pixies, The xx, Cloud Nothings, Bleached, Ty Segall, Sampha, Austra, New Order, Thursday, Pinegrove and more.

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Just Announced: Pixies bring Head Carrier tour to the Electric Factory

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Just Announced: Pixies bring Head Carrier tour to the Electric Factory

Pixies | photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Legendary Boston outfit Pixies are continuing their global Head Carrier tour this year, announcing the U.S. run of dates just this morning. The four-piece will make a stop at the Electric Factory on May 23rd joined by Cymbals Eat Guitars.

After a recording break in the 90s and early 00s and some line-up changes upon their reuniting, Pixies have been churning out the hits lately – last year’s Head Carrier was a well-received return to classic Pixies style.

Read an interview with guitarist Joey Santiago about the band’s evolution here. Tickets go ...

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Fat Wreck Chords bands list their top LPs of 2016 ++ other related news

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Night Birds, Mean Jeans and Western Addiction (who also announced a new album) offer up best-of-2016 lists.

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Brooklyn Steel, Bowery Presents’ long-in-the works East Williamsburg venue, set to open spring 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Decemberists, Pixies, PJ Harvey, Two Door Cinema Club, Animal Collective, Perfume Genius, Whitney, Tycho, The Black Angels and San Fermin will be among Brooklyn Steel’s first headliners.

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Feel the heat of new Dirty Projectors, Sneaks and Suburban Living on the Indie Rock Hit Parade

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Feel the heat of new Dirty Projectors, Sneaks and Suburban Living on the Indie Rock Hit Parade

Dave Longstreth of Dirty Projectors in the “Keep Your Name” video

Once again we arrive at the end of another barn-burner of a week. That means it’s time for the Indie Rock Hit Parade to invade your personal space at 11pm ET on WXPN. Listen for a full two-hour show (shortly after the October edition of Making Time RADio with Dave P) for a smattering of new tracks from all over the place. We’ll get to the long-awaited return of experimental pop twisters Dirty Projectors, and speculate as to what their new record will sound like. Also in ...

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