Frank Black

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    Pixies' Joey Santiago: "The Hardest Thing Other Bands Did Was Try To Look Poor"

    Joey Santiago is a man at peace with himself. Lead guitarist for the Pixies, and by most accounts the driving force behind their reunion, Santiago couldn't be more content with the current state of the band. Answering our phone call with a "YEEHAW," Santiago proceeds to interview us for the first fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    What Did Kim Deal Even Just Quit From?

    The Pixies reunited in 2004 for the sake of nostalgia and money. There can't be much doubt over this. They never hinted at new music (apart from the bizarre one-off soundtrack single "Bam Thwok") and unashamedly toured Doolittle to within an inch of its life. This morning, entirely apropos of nothin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Q&A: Pete Yorn On Getting Lucky With Scarlett Johansson, Producers and Gram Parsons

    Lanky and perhaps too good-looking for his own good, singer-songwriter Pete Yorn was both blessed and cursed by having a successful debut album. Back in 2001, when he released Musicforthemorningafter, Yorn became an instant success story. Here was this charismatic and handsome guy, who wrote music t ... More >>

  • Music

    April 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: The Bad Sleep Good or Not At All.

    They were loud, rude, bratty and obnoxious. They smoked pot, drank lots of beer, did drugs and slept in their clothes. If you were a guy who hung out at Theatre Gallery during the late '80s, chances are pretty good that one (or more) of them fucked your girlfriend. And they got away with it all be ... More >>

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    The Man Comes Around

    Placebo's Brian Molko can't stop growing old

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Digging Down

    When Bobby Bare Jr. turned his music down, a great album turned up

  • Music

    August 8, 2002

    Deal With It

    Almost a decade later, Kim, Kelley and the Breeders make their next splash

  • Music

    April 18, 2002

    Fair is Fair

    Fry Street Fair has changed over the years. But is it for the better?

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    Lightening Up

    Dinosaur Jr.'s J. Mascis is back with a new album, a new attitude, and a mouthful of food

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Modest Mouse

    The pros and cons

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Dots and loops

    The Kadanes celebrate The New Year, One Ton Records sticks its head in the Buzz-Oven, and oh-so-much more

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    Across the Bar

    Darling ton comes home; KNON gets The Filth and The Fury; Mandarin debuts; Captain Audio heads East; Good Records keeps it coming

  • Culture

    June 1, 2000

    Stalker fiction

    Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's quite real... and really angry.

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    Giant steps

    They Might Be Giants hopes that the revolution will be downloaded

  • Music

    May 1, 1997
  • Music

    April 18, 1996

    Mind games

    Kim Deal puts her rock together all wrong, all right?

  • Music

    December 1, 1994

    Writer's block

    Marshall Crenshaw struggles to recapture his inspiration