Tag Archives: The Pixies

6.16.2024 History Of Alternative

6.16.2024 History Of Alternative

The Cure, Garbage, The Pixies and Our Lady Peace in this set, album anniversaries for Alanis, Beck, Blink-182, Brand New, STP, The Shins, Nada Surf, and The White Stripes, plus bands playing Riot Fest 2024: NOFX, Spoon, Fall Out Boy, Sublime, Manchester Orchestra and Pavement.

5.12.2024 History Of Alternative

5.12.2024 History Of Alternative

Beastie Boys, Blondie, Sublime and They Might Be Giants in this set, album anniversaries for The Clash, Death Cab For Cutie, Primus, Green Day, Spoon, Keane and 3 different Weezer albums, plus a few Happy Mother’s Day “Mom” tunes from Fountains Of Wayne, twenty one pilots, U2, Panic! At The Disco and “Mother” from Danzig!

RIP Steve Albini

RIP Steve Albini

The iconic and storied recording engineer of Nirvana’s “In Utero”, The Pixies’ “Surfer Rosa” and many other projects died of a heart attack today at 61. Read some of the tributes and relive his story on NOT taking royalty points on the In Utero album here.

4.14.2024 History Of Alternative

4.14.2024 History Of Alternative

Beck, Beastie Boys, Oasis and The Juliana Hatfield 3 in this set, album anniversaries for Rage Against The Machine, The Cure, The Pixies and Depeche Mode, cool covers from Social D, Siouxsie And The Banshees and Dynamite Hack, plus L7, Stroke 9, Third Eye Blind and The Replacements.

1.28.2024 History Of Alternative

1.28.2024 History Of Alternative

Beck, Foo Fighters, The Breeders and The Cure in this set, album anniversaries for The Replacements and Green Day’s “Dookie”, plus U2, Eve 6, Nine Inch Nails, Korn, Social D, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Echo And The Bunnymen and The Pixies.

12.24.2023 History Of Alternative

12.24.2023 History Of Alternative

Radiohead, Green Day, Siouxsie And The Banshees and The Cure in this set along with Christmas tunes from Blink-182, The Ramones, Fountains Of Wayne, Billy Idol and The Eels, plus Christmas covers from My Chemical Romance, Jimmy Eat World, U2, No Doubt, Weezer and Save Ferris.

12.3.2023 History Of Alternative

12.3.2023 History Of Alternative

Green Day, New Order, Garbage and The Cranberries in this set, album anniversaries for The Offspring, Rage Against The Machine and Bush’s “Sixteen Stone”, plus Blink-182, Joy Division, No Doubt and tunes from Twisted Xmas bands: The Black Keys, Local H, The Gaslight Anthem, White Reaper and Young The Giant.

10.22.2023 History Of Alternative

10.22.2023 History Of Alternative

Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Liz Phair and Bad Religion in this set, album anniversaries for Linkin Park, STP, Smashing Pumpkins, Incubus, Foo Fighters and My Chemical Romance, plus Pearl Jam, Pavement, The Pixies and The Stone Roses

10.1.2023 History Of Alternative

10.1.2023 History Of Alternative

STP, Local H, Depeche Mode and Yeah Yeah Yeahs in this set, album anniversaries for U2, Oasis, The Replacements, Green Day, Beck, Radiohead, Cake and Mumford And Sons, plus New Order, Blondie, Jimmy Eat World, Alanis and The Afghan Whigs

8.6.2023 History Of Alternative

8.6.2023 History Of Alternative

Beastie Boys, Radiohead, Veruca Salt and STP in this set, album anniversaries for Arcade Fire, 311, Rise Against, Gin Blossoms and Midnight Oil, plus Lollapalooza 2023 acts: Red Hot Chili Peppers, The 1975, Lana Del Rey, Foals, Sofi Tukker, Billie Eilish, Declan McKenna and Portugal. The Man.

7.16.2023 History Of Alternative

7.16.2023 History Of Alternative

The Cure, Nine Inch Nails, The Breeders and Bad Religion in this set, album anniversaries for The Flaming Lips, The Hives, Candlebox and Catherine Wheel, cool covers from Talking Heads, Orgy and Echo And The Bunnymen, plus The Pixies, Garbage and They Might Be Giants.

6.11.2023 History Of Alternative

6.11.2023 History Of Alternative

Green Day, STP, Garbage and The Pixies in this set, album anniversaries for The Killers, Nirvana, Velvet Revolver, Radiohead, Paul Westerberg, Beastie Boys and Bjork, plus Pearl Jam, Our Lady Peace, PJ Harvey and Siouxsie And The Banshees.

5.14.2023 History Of Alternative

5.14.2023 History Of Alternative

Beck, Depeche Mode, Blondie and No Doubt in this set, album anniversaries for Weezer, Green Day, Linkin Park, Primus and The Fixx, cool covers from Cake and Talking Heads, plus Mother’s Day favs from Fountains Of Wayne, Chvrches, Scissor Sisters, Outkast and Danzig!

4.16.2023 History Of Alternative

4.16.2023 History Of Alternative

Beck, Social D, Sonic Youth and The Replacements in this set, album anniversaries for The Pixies, Rage Against The Machine, Live, The Cure and Depeche Mode, plus Pearl Jam, Garbage, Material Issue and we did it all for…Limp Bizkit! (revisit the Nookie video here)

3.19.2023 History Of Alternative

3.19.2023 History Of Alternative

Weezer, Jimmy Eat World, Blondie and Cake in this set, album anniversaries for Depeche Mode, Bloc Party, The Pixies, Our Lady Peace and Semisonic, cool covers from The Lemonheads and Love and Rockets, plus Veruca Salt, Rise Against, Pulp and Smash Mouth!!

2.12.2023 History Of Alternative

2.12.2023 History Of Alternative

Green Day, Cake, Garbage and Weezer in this set, album anniversaries for Blur, LCD Soundsystem and Social Distortion, cool covers from Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, 311 and Bow Wow Wow with some Valentine’s Day themed tunes from Depeche Mode, The Flaming Lips and more..

1.29.2023 History Of Alternative

1.29.2023 History Of Alternative

Jimmy Eat World, Radiohead, Beck and The Breeders in this set, album anniversaries for Pavement and Green Day’s “Dookie”, plus Depeche Mode, Rancid, Our Lady Peace, Garbage, Vampire Weekend and Fountains Of Wayne. WATCH: the “Stacy’s Mom” video here.

12.4.2022 History Of Alternative

12.4.2022 History Of Alternative

Pearl Jam, The Smiths, Beastie Boys and The Pixies in this set, album anniversaries for Bush, The Black Keys, Rage Against The Machine and The Offspring, plus Blink 182, 311, Siouxsie And The Banshees and songs from the Singles soundtrack.