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Entries in The Pixies (3)

Tuesday
Apr172012

[Download] Pixies 'Coachella '04' EP

2004 was a significant year for Coachella because it saw the just-reunited Pixies perform a phenomenal set, and, given that 11 years had passed since the band's breakup and their performance at the famed festival, it's a standout moment in the band's history. Fitting then that they have released a free EP titled Coachella '04 to tide everyone over between the two weekends of this year's Coachella. The EP includes live recordings from the '04 set, including “U-Mass,” “Monkey Gone To Heaven,” “Hey,” and “Caribou.” Download it for the cost of an email address below.

 

Wednesday
Jan042012

[Listen] Cassettes Won't Listen - "Hey" (Pixies Cover)

Brooklyn-based musician Jason Drake, aka Cassettes Won't Listen, is continuing his love of '80s alt-rock with yet a cover of one of the decade's most influential bands, Pixies. This time around, he has let loose his take on the Pixies' "Hey" from their 1989 album Doolittle. The end result is a fantastic display of Drake's instrumentation skills, and despite not sounding very much like the original the song is a great listen, so check it out below, courtesy of Slicing Up Eyeballs.

As well, Cassettes Won't Listen's third studio album, EVINSPACEY, is now available, so head here to purchase what is simply an excellent album.

Cassettes Won't Listen - "Hey" (Pixies Cover)

Monday
Aug092010

[Listen] Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Soundtrack & Score (Full Album)

The awesome folks at Spinner are currently streaming the who Scott Pilgrim Soundtrack and Score before its release tomorrow (which is like 30 mins from now). Head on over to Spinner to hear the full 19-track LP (not the deluxe version) featuring contributions by Beck, the Pixies’ Frank Black, Broken Social Scene, Blood Red Shoes, and Black Lips. Then head here to buy the Scott Pilgrim vs. the World soundtrack.

Spinner also has the full stream of Nigel Godrich’s score featuring Dan The Automator, Beck and more here. Awesome right!? Take a listen to some of our favorite cuts below and make sure you pick these two releases up once they are out. Thanks Twentyfourbit for the heads up!

Previews of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Soundtrack & Score by Some Kind of Awesome