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Guided by Voices return with self-inflicted nostalgia

When Guided by Voices announced their reunion tour this year, it marked a milestone of sorts for the Dayton band. This is arguably the first conventional career move they've ever made.
The club is open, once again
By BRETT MILANO  |  November 05, 2010
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Photos: Pixies at the Wang Theatre

Photos from the Pixies' Boston stop on their tour to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of Doolittle .  
The Pixies, live at the Wang Theatre, November 27, 2009
By JEROME ENO  |  December 04, 2009

You're the inspiration



By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  March 09, 2009

Oddballs and noisemakers

Twenty years ago, the American Top 40 was nothing like Boston’s live music scene.
Looking back 20 years to the Pixies' Surfer Rosa and the beginning of the Best Music Poll
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  May 07, 2008
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The Breeders

A big part of maintaining a lasting, fruitful relationship with the Breeders is acceptance.

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By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  April 29, 2008
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Boston boy

For a brief moment recently, Brian Sullivan’s musical career came full circle.
Brian Sullivan is Dylan in the Movies
By GEORGIANA COHEN  |  March 24, 2008


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Post-punk pantheon

They were, by definition, misfits.
Daydream Nation  tops our list of 10 landmark albums that made indie rock
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 16, 2007
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At home with home

Women may dominate the pop charts from time to time, but in the annals of acknowledged rock/pop greatness, they are few in number.
Sara Cox arrives at domesticity with Crowded Is the New Lonely
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 30, 2007
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Documentary evidence

The Pixies have always been an electric band.
Three DVDs capture the Pixies’ reunion
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 12, 2006

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Donnelly on her previous bands
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  October 30, 2006

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 17


The Pixies | Paradise Rock Club | August 8, 2005
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 25, 2006


Rock, stop, and bop

This article originally appeared in the August 19, 2005 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
The Pixes at the Paradise, August 15, 2005
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 25, 2006
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loudQuietloud: A Film About The Pixies

Steven Cantor and Matthew Galkin followed the Pixies on their when-pigs-fly reunion tour in 2004, and their perceptive documentary is a must-see for fans. Watch the trailer for loudQuietloud: A Film About The Pixies  (QuickTime)
A must-see for fans
By MIKE MILIARD  |  October 18, 2006
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Now and Again

With the singer/songwriter something of an embattled stereotype these days, there is some pressure on Maine Songwriters Association head honcho Heather Caston to show that a singer/songwriter is more than just a poet with a guitar playing for tips in a
MSA’s Heather Caston releases her songwriterly debut
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 30, 2006