Posts Tagged ‘The Pixies’

Photos of the Pixies and the Mynabirds at the 9:30 Club

I spotted quite a few 9:30 Club staffers mouthing the words to “Here Comes Your Man” and “Monkey Gone To Heaven.”

Photos of the Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion

Kendrick Lamar, Bleachers, Tove Lo, and more

Lotsa Pop Losers Festival: An Oral History

The Lotsa Pop Losers festival was held in Bethesda, Md., and Washington, D.C. on October 26 and 27, 1991. Jointly sponsored by local labels Simple Machines, Teen-Beat, and Slumberland, the event served as a showcase for some of the more pop-oriented indie-rock bands active on the East Coast, pulling together bands from New York, Boston, [...]

We Still Care: A Conversation With Rhett Miller of Old 97’s

Formed in Dallas in 1993, the alt-country act Old 97's combines the heart-tugging wordplay of Townes Van Zandt with the attack of The Clash. After a couple of indie releases in the mid-'90s, the group was the beneficiary of a bidding war, signing with Elektra Records. Their major-label debut, 1997's Too Far to Care, remains [...]