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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 »

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 critics’ list, racks up summer-festival bookings for the band, maybe wins a Grammy or two. A track might appear… More »

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 term for what Albini actually does, but it makes sense that he’d prefer to be seen that way. Over the past few decades, Albini has overseen the creation of countle… More »

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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
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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
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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
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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 | May 19, 2009 - 10:33 am
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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 | April 21, 2009 - 9:38 am
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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 | April 14, 2009 - 5:34 pm
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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" o…
brandon | March 16, 2009 - 2:41 pm
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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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New Breeders Video – “Walk It Off”

We last saw Kim and Kelley last splashing around at McCarren Pool, which is great because they hardly turn up at all in the split-screened…
Amrit Singh | July 23, 2008 - 2:36 pm
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Matt & Kim/The Breeders @ McCarren Pool, Brooklyn 6/13/08

[Photos and video by Abbey Braden] Even though, as Gothamist reports, the Pool Parties will survive the summer, this is the free concert…
Amrit Singh | July 14, 2008 - 5:49 pm
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Coachella: Friday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy You know what sucked for every band following Les Savy Fav yesterday? The fact that they had…
brandon | April 26, 2008 - 2:29 pm
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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
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Your Invite To The Breeders’ Mountain Battles Release Party

The Breeders are taking their time between releases, for sure, but as long as what they put out is as good as the excellent Mountain
Amrit Singh | March 25, 2008 - 6:34 pm
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The Breeders “Bang On” Whilst Messing With Texas

Yes we were a little biased in calling our party on Saturday the best lineup in Austin, and based on what we saw from HEALTH…
Amrit Singh | March 18, 2008 - 5:01 pm
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SXSW: Saturday In Photos

This is it everybody, the last photo post of SXSW '08. That means it's time for our superlatives, so welcome to our list of the…
Amrit Singh | March 17, 2008 - 8:35 pm
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Breeders Play Mountain Battles Tunes In Toronto

Yes, we like Mountain Battles. No, we haven't seen the Breeders in person on their current tour. But, we did find some videos. So far,…
brandon | March 11, 2008 - 10:36 am
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Premature Evaluation: The Breeders – Mountain Battles

We've already given a few hints about our feelings for Mountain Battles, the Breeders' first album since Title TK. In case you missed it before:…
brandon | March 9, 2008 - 7:30 pm
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New Breeders – “Bang On”

You'll have to wait for us to evaluate it prematurely, but for now let's say Mountain Battles, the Breeders' fourth album and first since 2002,…
brandon | March 6, 2008 - 6:46 pm
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The Breeders – Mountain Battles

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Amrit Singh | February 25, 2008 - 10:03 pm

The Cure, R.E.M. Line Up For Sasquatch! 2008

Sure, yes, and fine, having R.E.M., the Cure, the Flaming Lips' U.F.O. show, M.I.A., Modest Mouse, the National, the Breeders, Built To Spill, et al…
Amrit Singh | February 25, 2008 - 4:41 pm
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