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Discoking
= Cult of Ray =

Belgium
790 Posts

Posted - 07/10/2017 :  10:33:37  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
well, that proves it then.


it's educational
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picpic
* Dog in the Sand *

Belgium
1524 Posts

Posted - 11/18/2017 :  23:45:04  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Not worth a topic but barely postable: I had a Pixies dream last night: the band was performing Bird Dream of the Olympus Mons with Frank singing while playing bass.

It was great.

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Jason Bravo
- FB Fan -

USA
42 Posts

Posted - 11/26/2017 :  17:40:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Someone, please tell David Lovering to shave off that stupid gray beard of his and keep it off! Damn.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1113 Posts

Posted - 11/27/2017 :  01:32:52  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Jason Bravo

Someone, please tell David Lovering to shave off that stupid gray beard of his and keep it off! Damn.



It kinda fits with his whole "we are the Grateful Dead of alternative" claim
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Jason Bravo
- FB Fan -

USA
42 Posts

Posted - 11/27/2017 :  14:32:30  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Bedbug

quote:
Originally posted by Jason Bravo

Someone, please tell David Lovering to shave off that stupid gray beard of his and keep it off! Damn.



It kinda fits with his whole "we are the Grateful Dead of alternative" claim


Point taken, but it still looks stupid IMHO.
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Fissile
= Cult of Ray =

517 Posts

Posted - 11/27/2017 :  14:49:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Sprite

That Fissile gets around ;)



I never said, nor implied, that Kim was really a dude. In fact, I thought she was kinda cute when she was young. What I've been saying is that Kim was, and is, a mental case.

Young Kim when she was a cutie.

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picpic
* Dog in the Sand *

Belgium
1524 Posts

Posted - 11/28/2017 :  04:12:01  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
wow, he was hot for a dude

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pixie punk
> Teenager of the Year <

2670 Posts

Posted - 02/18/2018 :  02:19:21  Show Profile  Visit pixie punk's Homepage  Reply with Quote
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGutStpjcTA A remastered speedy 'Debaser' cover by Tin Machine.

PUERTO RICO PIXIE
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pot
> Teenager of the Year <

United Kingdom
2641 Posts

Posted - 02/18/2018 :  02:28:40  Show Profile  Visit pot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by picpic

wow, he was hot for a dude

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That's him getting psyched up to go zombie slaying.
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pot
> Teenager of the Year <

United Kingdom
2641 Posts

Posted - 02/18/2018 :  02:30:53  Show Profile  Visit pot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by pixie punk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGutStpjcTA A remastered speedy 'Debaser' cover by Tin Machine.

PUERTO RICO PIXIE



Doesn't sound like Bowie on the vocals at all? Sounds more like Bon Scott. Is that really Bowie singing?
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pixie punk
> Teenager of the Year <

2670 Posts

Posted - 02/18/2018 :  02:40:35  Show Profile  Visit pixie punk's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by pot

quote:
Originally posted by pixie punk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGutStpjcTA A remastered speedy 'Debaser' cover by Tin Machine.

PUERTO RICO PIXIE



Doesn't sound like Bowie on the vocals at all? Sounds more like Bon Scott. Is that really Bowie singing? Yes it's Bowie.



PUERTO RICO PIXIE
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pixie punk
> Teenager of the Year <

2670 Posts

Posted - 02/18/2018 :  02:57:21  Show Profile  Visit pixie punk's Homepage  Reply with Quote
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfrRWQ0RHE0 You are right pot,it's Tony Sales on main vocales with Bowie on choruses.

PUERTO RICO PIXIE
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pot
> Teenager of the Year <

United Kingdom
2641 Posts

Posted - 02/18/2018 :  03:26:00  Show Profile  Visit pot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I remember Tin Machine. My mate at school was really in to them. I listened to the album (the first one anyway) when it came out, but it never left much of an impression with me. Must give them a relisten sometime, see how well they've aged. (for want of a better experession since Mr Bowie is of course no longer with us)
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Stevio10
= Cult of Ray =

United Kingdom
743 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2018 :  08:38:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Tin Machine I and II are really good albums and have aged well. I thought they should have done more, a new Tin Machine album would have been better than his Earthling period.
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stuczuba
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191 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2018 :  23:53:54  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Tin Machine live were massively self-indulgent but they were stunning gigs, I prefer their garagey Debaser to Bowie's solo take on Cactus.
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pot
> Teenager of the Year <

United Kingdom
2641 Posts

Posted - 02/20/2018 :  01:37:54  Show Profile  Visit pot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Love the cup of tea sitting on the drums at 3m20s in lol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjkH3QNqiQw
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natenate101
= Cult of Ray =

USA
728 Posts

Posted - 03/22/2018 :  08:23:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
So Surfer Rosa turned 30 yesterday. Several articles written about it, one here from The Ringer.
http://therin.gr/c2XZYY0

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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1113 Posts

Posted - 03/22/2018 :  08:57:45  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by natenate101

So Surfer Rosa turned 30 yesterday. Several articles written about it, one here from The Ringer.
http://therin.gr/c2XZYY0





Amazing article, thank you natenate101.

This:
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Information about the Pixies was scarce in the early days, and plenty of people who’d heard their early songs (see: the deranged-falsetto-driven “Caribou”) were probably uncertain of the singers’ genders. As were some of the first people to see them live. “I think we all thought they were women,” Throwing Muses frontwoman Kristin Hersh recalls of her first time catching a Pixies show in Boston."

Apparently lots of us thought BF was a F.

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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1113 Posts

Posted - 03/22/2018 :  09:00:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
And that story of him meeting Iggy, devastating to read.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1113 Posts

Posted - 03/22/2018 :  09:00:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
And all the David Lynch references! What a read!
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1113 Posts

Posted - 03/25/2018 :  00:38:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
More SR praise

https://consequenceofsound.net/2018/03/how-pixies-surfer-rosa-rode-a-wave-that-changed-alternative-rock-forever/
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billgoodman
>> Denizen of the Citizens Band <<

Netherlands
5183 Posts

Posted - 03/25/2018 :  00:43:42  Show Profile  Click to see billgoodman's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
The ringer: Nice article, the bashing of 2.0 seems a little cheap though

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BF: Mag ik Engels spreken?
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Sprite
= Cult of Ray =

763 Posts

Posted - 03/25/2018 :  01:41:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My early life in one article

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/surfer-rosa-changed-world-2271974
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The Maharal
= Cult of Ray =

723 Posts

Posted - 03/27/2018 :  08:37:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Black Francis on Juke Box Jury back in the day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVSHo07A2bU

(Apologies that you'll have to see Jools Holland..)
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1113 Posts

Posted - 04/24/2018 :  04:21:05  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This is from Jeremy Klein's instagram page

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh5EWn6AiAl/?hl=en&taken-by=hookupsofficial

He's a long time Frank fan. I just post this here because it's awesome reading the comments and seeing the younger generation asking "what song is this?" Birth of new fans right before our eyes.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1113 Posts

Posted - 05/19/2018 :  14:08:54  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Over on Tony Hawk's instagram page there's a clip of his son's band covering HCYM.

There's some nice words by Tony re: the Pixies.

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bi-dyW-gVLM/?hl=en&taken-by=tonyhawk
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1113 Posts

Posted - 06/16/2018 :  20:32:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Everybody probably already saw this 5 years ago, but I just read it and found it interesting.

Pixies make Rolling Stone's top ten list of messiest band breakups

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/valentines-day-special-the-10-messiest-band-breakups-20130214/the-pixies-19691231
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1113 Posts

Posted - 06/19/2018 :  10:13:26  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Here's a nice slow motion skateboard montage set to the beautiful Frank Black song "The Swimmer"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NlraA8mQXM

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picpic
* Dog in the Sand *

Belgium
1524 Posts

Posted - 06/19/2018 :  23:22:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
http://www.indiehoy.com/noticias/steve-albini-productor-de-pixies-y-nirvana-gano-millonario-torneo-de-poker/

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pot
> Teenager of the Year <

United Kingdom
2641 Posts

Posted - 06/21/2018 :  10:17:46  Show Profile  Visit pot's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Pixies are playing Ft Lauderdale this weekend, the solstice. I've been there, FL I mean. Three boring weeks drinking miller lite in bars with no atmosphere. It wasn't all bad though I Forrest Gumped a movie awards ceremony by accident and got to see Robert Wise getting a lifetime award. Might have been more fun if my family weren't such a bunch of huns. One of them might be at this selling home brew.
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Bedbug
* Dog in the Sand *

1113 Posts

Posted - 06/23/2018 :  14:55:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
David Lynch just mentioned Perry Mason as one of his all time favorite shows, so there’s another DKL / FBF connection.
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coastline
> Teenager of the Year <

USA
2964 Posts

Posted - 06/27/2018 :  14:37:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The Baltimore Orioles' ballpark speakers just played a few seconds of "Velouria" during a quiet moment of the O's game against the Mariners. Pretty sure that's the first time I've heard Pixies/FB during a ballgame.


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If all you see is violins, then I make a plea in their defense.
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Stevio10
= Cult of Ray =

United Kingdom
743 Posts

Posted - 10/10/2018 :  08:17:36  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
According to Josh Frank on twitter, he and BF are working on a screenplay...no other details shared. How postable this news is I'm not sure but there you go!
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Sprite
= Cult of Ray =

763 Posts

Posted - 10/10/2018 :  10:12:21  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It's more interesting to me than a Surfer Rosa reissue #128512;
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oddball
- FB Fan -

Germany
191 Posts

Posted - 10/10/2018 :  13:03:29  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yes, let's hope something along these lines materializes. Thanks for sharing this news Stevio10.
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