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Q&A: Kim Deal On Her Solo 7″ Series, Making New Breeders Music, And Her Lifelong Obsession With Gear

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…
T. Cole Rachel | April 7, 2014 - 4:03 pm

The Anniversary

Last Splash Turns 20

The Breeders' second album Last Splash was an indie rock album that became a hit. That means something else right now. An indie album that…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2013 - 10:21 am

List

The Top 20 Steve Albini-Recorded Albums

Infamously cantankerous studio rat/national treasure Steve Albini doesn't like to be called a record producer. He prefers the term "recording engineer." That's a dry, clinical…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2012 - 3:33 pm

More The Breeders stories

Courtney Barnett Will Appear On New Breeders Album

The Breeders are in the middle of recording a new album -- their first since 2008's Mountain Battles -- and apparently they got Courtney Barnett…
James Rettig | June 3, 2016 - 4:42 pm

Belly Reunite For Tour, New Recordings

The '90s revival is in full swing and has been for awhile now. In the latest installment of "things that are making a comeback," we…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 8, 2016 - 4:54 pm

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

Watch Courtney Barnett Cover The Breeders’ “Cannonball”

It should not come as a surprise that Courtney Barnett loves the Breeders. In fact, as she tells The A.V. Club in the latest installment…
Chris DeVille | September 2, 2014 - 5:27 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

Photos: Bumbershoot 2013

Over 100,000 fans hit the Seattle Center for this year's Bumbershoot over Labor Day weekend. Performers included Kendrick Lamar, MGMT, Fun., Heart, Gary Numan, and…
Miles Bowe | September 3, 2013 - 2:53 pm

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

Photos: Primavera Sound 2013

Primavera Sound Festival took place over multiple days in Barcelona last week, hosting acts including Blur, My Bloody Valentine, the Knife, Phoenix, the Postal Service,…
Stereogum | May 28, 2013 - 11:29 am

Watch The Breeders Reunite With Tanya Donelly In Boston

When the Breeders started, they were a side project for two great college-rock supporting players: Pixies' Kim Deal and Throwing Muses' Tanya Donelly. Donelly was…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2013 - 3:27 pm

Watch The Breeders On Fallon

Kim and Kelley Deal are touring with their reconstituted Last Splash lineup to celebrate the 20th Anniversary (and reissue) of that album. It's a stone-cold…
Amrit Singh | May 8, 2013 - 8:40 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

The Breeders Last Splash 20th Anniversary Tour @ The Bell House, Brooklyn 3/29/13

For most of the nineties, The Breeders’ "Cannonball" seemed inescapable on my hometown radio station, WHFS 99.1, in Annapolis, Maryland. Since "Cannonball" announces itself with…
Wyatt Marshall | March 30, 2013 - 5:39 pm

Breeders Last Splash 20th Anniversary Edition Details

4AD has announced details for the 20th anniversary reissue of The Breeders' Last Splash. The anniversary reissue LSXX will be released on April 23 and…
Liz Pelly | March 3, 2013 - 11:43 am

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

The Breeders Reunite Last Splash Lineup

The version of the Breeders that made the 1993 skewed-pop classic and leftfield hit Last Splash lasted for exactly one album. When Kim and Kelley…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2012 - 2:39 pm

R. Ring – “Fallout & Fire”

When her sister Kim has been busy doing Pixies-reunion stuff, Breeders co-leader Kelley Deal has been putting together a new project, a duo called R.
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2012 - 10:13 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 Stosuy | June 10, 2011 - 1:34 pm

ATP NY 2010: Sleep, Sunn, Skinny Dipping

At this point people know what to expect from Kutscher's: The faded Catskills resort's crumbling walls held together by mold, broken everything (we were forced…
Brandon Stosuy | September 8, 2010 - 9:30 am

ATP NY Announces Curation By Jim Jarmusch, Adds Sonic Youth And The Breeders

Based on past experience, New York's All Tomorrow's Parties has become the festival you buy tickets for lineup-unseen. But for those who need to know,…
jessica | February 12, 2010 - 2:07 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

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 Stosuy | October 29, 2009 - 1:23 pm

The Breeders & Deerhunter Host A “Bragging Party”

Bradford Cox has never been shy about his love of the Breeders and the Deal sisters in general, so this live collaboration on the Amps'
Brandon Stosuy | May 19, 2009 - 10:33 am

Pixies Announce Minotaur Deluxe Box Set

It's hard to say for sure, but this link at www.ainr.com does look like evidence that something, namely a new record called Minotaur, is afoot.
Brandon Stosuy | April 21, 2009 - 9:38 am

New Breeders Video – “Fate To Fatal”

By now Breeders fans have likely already read up on the band's rollerderby video for the Fate To Fatal EP's title track. Well, it's done.
Brandon Stosuy | April 14, 2009 - 5:34 pm

Breeders Offer EP, Obama-Inspired Art, Rollerderby Video

When the Breeders play (and curate) All Tomorrow's Parties UK in May, they'll have new material: The Deal sisters have "discovered the treble knob" on…
Brandon Stosuy | March 16, 2009 - 2:41 pm

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice III: 2008 Mashed Up

For the third year in a row, we've turned to master bootlegger team9 to take some of our favorite songs of the year and mash…
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2008 - 6:17 pm
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