Tag Archives: Frank Black

Album Review: Pixies – EP-2

When we saw Pixies return to the scene last summer, everything moved in a bit of a blur. With the departure of Kim Deal came the immediate release of “Bagboy“, the first new Pixies offering since the Kim-led “Bam Thwok” single of 2004 (which was the only original release from Pixies since they broke upRead more…

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R.I.P. Ray Bradbury

Today, the world lost a science fiction icon as groundbreaking author Ray Bradbury passed away at age 91. Nearly every teenager has read his short novel Fahrenheit 451 (and rightly so!), and his countless award-winning stories, some of which comprised the sci-fi classics The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man, continue to impact writers ofRead more…

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Monday Morning News Mash-Up

Soul singer Solomon Burke died yesterday at age 70. In the first half of his career, Burke’s popularity apexed in the 60’s, and though he wasn’t quite as famous as some of those who came after him, he’s remembered as one who set the stage for other soulful singers like Isaac Hayes and Barry White.Read more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Following up Thursday’s mention of a new album from The Walkmen, the band has settled on a title for their sixth album: Lisbon. Watch for Fat Possum to release the album September 14th.

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Live Review: Black Francis at The Triple Door 8/2

photos by Jim Bennett review by Jim Beckmann I’m guessing that if you’re a Pixies fan, you already got your tickets to one — or more — of their shows coming up this fall. There’s certainly been enough fanfare about it, especially since they’re performing their 1989 breakthrough, Doolittle, in its entirety. I don’t thinkRead more…

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Three Imaginary Girls recommends food on a stick, the Blackest of the black and tributes to “MOM”

I’ve been meaning to catch Joule’s Sunday BBQ event series, which kicked off with “Korean Street Food” on May 31st. This Sunday the delectably-themed “Food on a Stick” promises tasty goodies and perhaps some unlikely surprises. Joule, the quasi-fusion Korean restaurant, is a stellar date night option and would be an especially pleasant Sunday afternoonRead more…

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