Posts Tagged ‘Pixies’

A Book I’d Read: The Good Inn by Black Francis

in which the author discusses a book he'd read, if time permitted.
Title: The Good Inn
Authors: Pixies frontman Black Francis, aka Frank Black, aka Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV, and Josh Frank, seemingly unrelated serial co-author and purveyor of "words and ideas for cash"
The Vibe: Surrealist
What It Is: A novel about pioneers of pornographic film living [...]

You Will Have to Go Elsewhere to See Pixies Play Doolittle Again

The Pixies' never-ending not-about-the-art reunion tour keeps finding reasons to continue. But it won't be back for another D.C. date this fall (we last got the indie-rock heroes in 2009 at DAR Constitution Hall). The group has announced a "Lost Cities" tour—in which the band will play its Doolittle album in its entirety in cities where [...]

Pixies Plan D.C. Stop in ‘Doolittle’ North American Tour

Let this Thursday's Grand Duchy (Frank Black & wife Violet Clark) show at the Black Cat be a warm up for District Pixies fans. Via Spin and P4K (Emphatic/ecstatic bolding mine):
Frontman Frank Black tells that the Boston-born quartet will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their groundbreaking release, Doolittle, by playing the album in its [...]