28 May 2024

Music feature: Pixies

From Afternoons, 2:30 pm on 28 May 2024

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Emerging out of Boston in 1986, alternative band the Pixies was, and still is, a jarring mix of surf rock, punk, pop and usually a good bit of screaming.

The band influenced some of the most famous musical acts of the 90s grunge era and beyond. 

The Smashing Pumpkins, Radiohead and Nirvana all owe something to The Pixies, and so does musician and The Phoenix Foundation co-founder Samuel Flynn Scott.

Sam is going to take us on a journey curated not just from The Pixies discograpghy, but also from the solo efforts of some of their most fractious members. 

L-R:  Joey Santiago, David Lovering, Black Francis, Paz Lenchantin

Photo: TRAVIS SHINN

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