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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…   Read Story »
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 Death Cab For Cutie playing their…   Read Story »
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 becomes a hit -- Bon Iver, Bon Iver, say -- dominates…   Read Story »
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 on tour. She's also been releasing a series of solo 7"…   Read Story »
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 course, the Pixies reassembled as a hard-touring on-and-off unit in…   Read Story »
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, the Breeders, and many more.…   Read Story »
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 out of the picture, ascending to…   Read Story »
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 classic, and seeing Kim "Ah-wooo-ooo" to…   Read Story »
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 copies) almost instantly. Now, she's…   Read Story »
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 Kim…   Read Story »