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Apr 01, 2021

4AD has shared the fourth and final set of songs to be featured on their compilation album Bills & Aches & Blues, which celebrates the label’s 20th anniversary and will be out tomorrow (Apr. 2). This new song set features SOHN covering “Song to the Siren” by Tim Buckley, Becky and the Birds covering “The Wolves Act I and II” by Bon Iver, Ex:Re covering “Misery Is a Butterfly” by Blonde Redhead, and Big Thief covering “Off You” by The Breeders. More

Mar 25, 2021

4AD just shared the third set of songs to be featured on their upcoming compilation album Bills & Aches & Blues, which celebrates the label’s 20th anniversary and will be out on April 2. The new song set features Future Islands covering “The Moon Is Blue” by Colourbox, Jenny Hval covering “Sunbathing” by Lush, Dry Cleaning covering “Oblivion” by Grimes, and Bradford Cox covering “Mountain Battles” by The Breeders. More

Mar 18, 2021

Last night, Tune-Yards (Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner) performed a new song titled “hypnotized” on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The performance featured Garbus singing the song while controlling a puppet. “Hypnotized” will be featured on their upcoming album, sketchy., which is due out on March 26 via 4AD. More

Tune-Yards Cover The Breeders and Helado Negro Covers Deerhunter for 4AD’s 40th Anniversary Album

Bills & Aches & Blues Due Out April 2; Listen to the Next Five Tracks Now Including Efterklang and Bing and Ruth

Mar 17, 2021

Legendary UK label 4AD are celebrating their 40th anniversary (which was technically last year) with Bills & Aches & Blues, a new compilation album in which current artists on the label cover songs by other artists on the label. The whole album is due out April 2, but they are also releasing it each vinyl side (or five tracks) at a time and today we get Tune-Yards covering The Breeders’ “Cannonball,” Helado Negro covering Deerhunter’s “Futurism,” Spencer covering Grimes’ “Genesis,” Efterklang covering Piano Magic’s “Postal,” and Bing and Ruth covering Pixies’ “Gigantic.” More

U.S. Girls, The Breeders, Aldous Harding, and More Featured on 4AD’s Upcoming 40th Anniversary Album

Bills & Aches & Blues Due Out April 2; Listen to the First Five Tracks Now

Mar 12, 2021

In honor of their 40th anniversary which occurred last year, independent label 4AD will be releasing a compilation consisting entirely of covers of songs released through the label over the years, with 18 of the label’s current artists each performing a cover. They have already shared the first five songs of the compilation, which feature covers from U.S. Girls, Aldous Harding, The Breeders, and more. More

Speed Stick Announce Debut Album and Share Lead Single “Knots”

Volume One Due Out January 22, 2021 on Don Giovanni

Nov 19, 2020

North Carolina-based supergroup Speed Stick have announced their debut album, Volume One, and have shared the album’s lead single, “Knots.” Volume One will be out on January 22, 2021 via Don Giovanni. Speed Stick is a collaborative group project consisting of several musicians, and it was founded by Laura King, drummer for rock groups Flesh Wounds and Bat Fangs. More

Austin City Limits Festival - Eight Artists to Check Out

Austin City Limits Festival - Eight Artists to Check Out Japanese Breakfast, Parquet Courts, and Other Artists Worth Catching This Weekend and Next

Oct 05, 2018

As if the South By Southwest (SXSW) extravaganza isn’t enough for Texas’ Capital city, it is the annual Austin City Limits music festival in October that truly keeps Austin weird. Inspired by the musical television series of the same name, the festival began as an annual one weekend (3-day) music festival in 2002. More

Protomartyr Share New Song “You Always Win” (Feat. Kelley Deal)

Consolation E.P. Due Out Tomorrow via Domino

Jun 14, 2018

Detroit-formed post punkers Protomartyr released a new album, Relatives in Descent, last September via Domino and are releasing a new EP, Consolation E.P., tomorrow via Domino. Previously they shared one of its songs, “Wheel of Fortune,” which features Kelley Deal of The Breeders and R. Ring (and was one of our Songs of the Week). More

Watch Björk, The Breeders, LUMP, and Gwenno Perform on “Later… with Jools Holland”

Björk's First TV Performance in 8 Years; Plus Manic Street Preachers

May 22, 2018

Björk released a new album, Utopia, last year via One Little Indian. Earlier tonight she appeared on the long running BBC music show Later… with Jools Holland, where various musicians take turns in the round, performing in a TV studio in front of a live audience. More

May 03, 2018

Detroit-formed post punkers Protomartyr released a new album, Relatives in Descent, last September via Domino. Now they have announced a new EP, Consolation E.P., and shared a Yoonha Park-directed video for a new song, “Wheel of Fortune,” which features Kelley Deal of The Breeders and R. Ring (as does one other song on the release). More

Apr 17, 2018

The Breeders released a new album, All Nerve, last month via 4AD. All Nerve is the band’s first album in a decade and the first to feature the band’s classic lineup since their beloved 1993 album, Last Splash. Now the band have stopped by NPR’s offices to perform three songs as a Tiny Desk Concert. More

FYF Fest 2018 Lineup: My Bloody Valentine, St. Vincent, Florence and the Machine, and More

Janet Jackson, The xx, Car Seat Headrest, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Lucy Dacus, Mount Kimbie, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, The Breeders, U.S. Girls, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Others Set for 15th Anniversary

Mar 30, 2018

FYF Fest has announced its 2018 lineup. The event is due to take place July 21 and 22 at Los Angeles’ Exposition Park. The headliners are Florence and the Machine and Janet Jackson. More

Mar 29, 2018

The Breeders released a new album, All Nerve, earlier this month via 4AD. All Nerve is the band’s first album in a decade and the first to feature the band’s classic lineup since their beloved 1993 album, Last Splash. Last night the band stopped by Conan perform “Wait in the Car.” More

The Breeders Share New Song “Nervous Mary”

All Nerve Due Out March 2 via 4AD

Feb 22, 2018

The Breeders are releasing a new album, All Nerve, on March 2 via 4AD. Previously they shared its title track, “All Nerve.” Now the band has shared another song from the album, “Nervous Mary.” Listen below, followed by the band’s upcoming tour dates. More

Jan 09, 2018

The Breeders have announced a new album, All Nerve, and shared its title track, “All Nerve.” All Nerve is due out March 2 via 4AD. It’s the band’s first album in a decade and the first to feature the band’s classic lineup since their beloved 1993 album, Last Splash. More

The National Reveal Homecoming Festival Lineup - Julien Baker, Father John Misty, and More

Future Islands, Feist, The Breeders, Alvvays, Moses Sumney, Big Thief, and Others

Jan 08, 2018

The National released their excellent new album, Sleep Well Beast, last September via 4AD. It was our Album of the Week and #7 on our Top 100 Albums of 2017 list. More

The Breeders Share First New Song in Eight Years – “Wait in the Car”

First Single With Classic Lineup Since 1993’s Last Splash

Oct 03, 2017

The Breeders have shared their first new song in eight years, “Wait in the Car.” But beyond that, this is the first song to feature the classic lineup since their beloved 1993 album, Last Splash. More

The Breeders Announce New Tour Dates

Working On New Material

Jul 09, 2014

The Breeders, ‘90s alt-rock outfit fronted by former Pixies bassist Kim Deal and her sister Kelley, reunited last year and toured the world performing Last Splash. Now they’re working on new material, and plan to debut it this fall on a U.S. tour. More

Oct 15, 2013

Since parting ways with the Pixies, Kim Deal has been keeping herself mighty busy celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Breeders landmark album Last Splash. More

Aug 15, 2013

Kim Deal, former bassist of the Pixies and frontwoman of The Breeders, has been recently releasing a series of solo singles. More

Dec 07, 2012

Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of their seminal album Last Splash, The Breeders have announced that they will reunite with its original line-up to perform the record in full at next year’s All Tomorrow’s Parties at Camber Sands in the UK. More

The Breeders Announce North American Tour

Band to Preform In U.K. Festival 10 Years of All Tomorrow's Parties In December

Jul 09, 2009

The Breeders are set to kick off a tour in support of their recent four-song digital and seven-inch EP, Fate to Fatal. With the band’s European tour on the horizon, and lead-woman Kim Deal’s Pixes duties, these will be the only Breeders dates this year. More




Reviews

Feb 27, 2018

Returning with their first album in a decade, and this time boasting the classic Last Splash lineup of Kelley and Kim Deal, Josephine Wiggs, and Jim Macpherson for the first recordings since that 1993 album, The Breedersmay be laden with the expectations of 40-something, plaid shirted devotees but they approach these 11 songs with both poise and confidence. More

Aug 04, 2013

The second day of the Osheaga Festival might best be summed up as a love fest to Montreal and the festival itself. Nearly every artist we caught on Day 2 mentioned how beautiful the festival was (The Breeders, Deap Vally), how much they loved Montreal audiences (Beck, Macklemore) and how Osheaga is the best festival they’ve ever played (Imagine Dragons). More

Jun 09, 2009

A lot is being said about the new Breeders EP, Fate to Fatal. Primarily the fact that the Deal sisters usually aren’t all that prolific, so it’s a real treat to be getting something so close on the heels of Mountain Battles. More