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Progress Report: Frank Black chats about the new Grand Duchy album, Let the People Speak.

Let the People Speak is the second full-length album from the husband/wife duo of Pixies frontman Frank Black and his wife, musician Violet Clark. The album is an electronica-tinged collection of pop songs in… More »

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Frank Black Is Cool With Streaming Because iTunes Is Apparently Too Confusing

Frank Black spoke to The Daily Beast's James Joiner about the making of Pixies' forthcoming record, and inadvertently, about how confusing iTunes is. I get…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 28, 2015 - 2:25 pm

Frank Black – “How You Went So Far” (Stereogum Premiere)

Believe it or not, Frank Black released more full albums with backing band the Catholics than he ever did with the Pixies as Black Francis…
Patrick Hosken | March 6, 2015 - 10:01 am

Frank Black Responds To Fan Response To Kim Shattuck’s Firing From The Pixies

When Kim Deal left the Pixies earlier this year, the band had a hole at bass, and they recruited Muffs frontwoman Kim Shattuck as their…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2013 - 5:36 pm

Watch Dinosaur Jr. Perform With Johnny Marr, Frank Black, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, Tommy Stinson, & More In NYC

On Saturday night, Dinosaur Jr. played a big show at New York's Terminal 5 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their album You're Living All
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2012 - 12:01 pm

Frank Black On Tim & Eric

Frank Blacks of famous rock band The Pixels visits the set of Morning Prayer with Skott and Behr to sing some rock and roll boogie…
jessica | June 9, 2010 - 10:14 am

Pixies With Weird Al, Flea, Tenacious D @ Echoplex, LA 12/8/09

Well, this had to have been the the best thing to attend on so many levels. Background: Jennifer Bertrand, a friend of Frank Black's wife…
Amrit Singh | December 10, 2009 - 4:09 pm

Pixies/No Age @ Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles 11/4/09

When Kim Deal's not singing through a distorted mic with sister Kelley in an elaborate Mayan World Series in Brooklyn, she's back in the fold…
brandon | November 5, 2009 - 2:46 pm

Black Francis Covers Love & Rockets

Looking at the darker, gothier fare popping up via such current buzzed bands as Dum Dum Girls, Blank Dogs, and Crocodiles and groups like A…
brandon | July 22, 2009 - 9:14 am

Thom Yorke, Michael Stipe, Dinosaur Contribute To Ciao My Shining Star: The Songs Of Mark Mulcahy

The compilation has an impressive lineup, but the circumstances around it are heartbreaking: Almost a year after his wife Melissa died suddenly, 21 artists have…
brandon | June 25, 2009 - 4:47 pm

Frank Black Performs With Portland School Of Rock

Yesterday we posted a clip of Kim Deal doing the Amps' "Bragging Party" with her sister and Deerhunter. Her fellow Pixie Frank Black's collaborators on…
brandon | May 20, 2009 - 10:07 am

Stream Dark Night Of The Soul

Yes, this is the year of Dark Nights (but not that kind, which is very last year). We'd told you about Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse's…
brandon | May 6, 2009 - 10:50 am

Frank Black Gets YouTube but not Firefox

Energyface found a bunch of ersatz Frank Black videos on YouTube which combine public domain video (like One Got Fat) with songs from his new…
Stereogum | June 18, 2007 - 5:02 pm

New Frank Black Video – “Don’t Get Me Wrong”

Someone get this man a light meter! Black Francis is a spectral vision with a guitar thanks to the white balance in this clip for…
Stereogum | December 8, 2006 - 4:59 pm

New Celebrity Playlists

Did anyone catch Kathy Griffin’s Life On The D-List reality show? Ads were plasted all over Gawker earlier this week and I managed to Tivo.
Stereogum | August 5, 2005 - 4:18 pm