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It is not possible to overstate the importance of Kim Deal. As a member of the Pixies and a founding member of the Breeders, she has made some of the most deeply compelling — not to mention some of the most compellingly influential — music of the past three decades. Though she is not currently… More »

A few days late but stacked with excellence, here is your collection of May’s absolute jams. For optimal ease of consumption, you’ll find it here in three forms: a 12-track downloadable zip of the month’s best free MP3s, a 15-song Spotify playlist of May’s finest Spotify-enabled tracks, and to close it out, a 46-track Soundcloud… More »

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Hear Courtney Barnett And Kim Deal’s Conversation For Talkhouse Podcast

The Talkhouse has been on a roll recently -- last week they enlisted Ghostpoet and Phil Selway to have a lengthy two-part discussion about Radiohead
Caitlin White | July 1, 2015 - 10:43 am

Arborist – “Twisted Arrow” (Feat. Kim Deal) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Northern Ireland's Arborist is Mark McCambridge's country project. McCambridge is proud of his Irish roots but adores American countryside culture. In the Stephen Agnew-directed clip…
Collin Robinson | May 6, 2015 - 10:04 am

Kim Deal – “Biker Gone” Video

Kim Deal, of inimitable Pixies and Breeders fame, has been releasing a solo 7" series all year. Her latest is "Biker Gone" b/w "Beautiful Moon,"…
James Rettig | November 18, 2014 - 5:43 pm

Watch Kim & Kelley Deal Play “Cannonball” & “Gigantic” At Reckless Records

During Record Store Day Kim and Kelley Deal stopped by Reckless Records in Chicago to play a stripped-down set. Kim played an acoustic version of…
Miles Bowe | May 1, 2014 - 11:50 am

Kim Deal – “The Root” Video

Over the last year or so, Kim Deal has been working on a singles series, dropping two songs every couple months. In the past we've…
Miles Bowe | March 20, 2014 - 11:13 am

Kim Deal – “Are You Mine?” Video

Kim Deal's been having a big year. She quit the Pixies, and she's spent the summer leading the Last Splash lineup of her reunited Breeders…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2013 - 11:16 am

Kim Deal Quits Pixies

How times change. 20 years ago, Frank Black broke up the Pixies, informing the rest of his band that they were done via fax. Of…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2013 - 9:35 am

Kim Deal – “Hot Shot”

The first 7" from Kim Deal's single series, “Walking With A Killer”/“Dirty Hessians,” was released in January and sold out of its limited run (1,000…
Michael Nelson | May 2, 2013 - 3:51 pm

Kim Deal – “Walking With A Killer” & “Dirty Hessians”

Between the Pixies and the Breeders, Kim Deal has been blowing minds for as long as anyone can remember, but she's somehow never gotten around…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2013 - 11:12 am

Happy 50th Kim & Kelley Deal

Kim and Kelley Deal turn 50 today. The twins have quite a cake helping them celebrate the occasion:…
brandon | June 10, 2011 - 1:34 pm

10 Years Of ATP In Photos

When the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival first launched, the idea of canonizing an iconic album with a track-for-track live performance was still a novel concept.
Amrit Singh | December 14, 2009 - 12:03 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

The Long Count (Bryce & Aaron Dessner, Kim & Kelley Deal, Matt Berninger, Shara Worden) @ BAM 10/28/09

A few weeks ago we posted an early take of "When You Were Born" (aka "When Yer Born") from The Long Count. At the time,…
brandon | October 29, 2009 - 1:23 pm

Kim Deal: “You Know, Malkmus Is Being A Bit Of A Bitch…”

'90s alt-rock fight! As prematurely mentioned, we dig the new Breeders album, Mountain Battles. We also like aspects of Real Emotional Trash, though we still…
brandon | April 1, 2008 - 12:26 pm

The Deal On The New Breeders Album

Lady Pixie and lead Breeder Kim Deal answered some reader mail for Venus Magazine, offering advice on the songwriting process ("It's hard. Sit down and…
Stereogum | December 4, 2007 - 1:18 pm