Forming in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986, Pixies are often acclaimed as the most influential, pioneering alternative band of the late 80s, garnering extraordinary critical and popular acclaim. After five genre-defining studio albums, Pixies disbanded in 1993. The tide turned in 2004 – the band reunited and began touring, playing to sell-out crowds around the world including their first-ever Australian performances in 2007, later to be followed by a 13-show sold-out Doolittle tour in 2010 and again in 2017. […]
Joey Santiago’s scene is simply “random”. The guitarist and founding member of alternative rock band Pixies states: “Random is my scene. I don’t like to have plans on my free time.” Not that Santiago really […]
Nick Lowe has made his mark as a producer (Elvis Costello-Graham Parker-Pretenders-The Damned), songwriter of at least three songs you know by heart, short-lived career as a pop star, and a lengthy term as a musicians’ musician. But in his current ‘second act’ as a silver-haired, tender-hearted but sharp-tongued singer-songwriter, he has no equal.
March 8th is International Women’s Day and we’d like to honour some of our favourite artists. Mary Boukouvalas, Paul Miles and Mandy Hall have each photographed thousands of gigs over the years. They’ve gone back through their archives to find some of their favourite photos for this gallery.
Tell us about your new single/ album/ tour? Tethered is an EP of cello-fuelled, ethereal folk-pop music. It’s out now, so you can listen for yourself and verify that! I wrote these five songs about events […]
In 2014, after nearly a straight decade traversing the globe as a guitarist with New Orleans supergroup DOWN, Keenan reconnected with the core C.O.C. trio of Woody Weatherman, Mike Dean and Reed Mullin to hit the road hard. […]