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The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. [1]

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A Perfect Circle

A Perfect Circle is an American rock supergroup formed in 1999 by guitarist Billy Howerdel and Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan.

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A-side and B-side

The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.

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An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.

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Alex McAulay

Alex McAulay (born January 20, 1977 in Seattle, Washington) is an American novelist, screenwriter, and musician.

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Alice in Chains

Alice in Chains is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1987 by guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, who then recruited bassist Mike Starr and lead vocalist Layne Staley.

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Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band, consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother William Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.

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Astoria 2

The Astoria 2, subsequently known as the LA2 then the Mean Fiddler, was a nightclub at 165 Charing Cross Road in London, England.

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Bam Thwok

"Bam Thwok" is a 2004 download-only single by the American alternative rock band the Pixies.

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BBC Radio 5 (former)

BBC Radio 5, a BBC radio network, carried sport, children's and educational programmes from 1990 to 1994.

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Ben Mumphrey

Benjamin Mumphrey (born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States) is an American record producer, audio engineer, and musician.

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Black Flag (band)

Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California.

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Black Francis

Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV (born April 6, 1965) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

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Blur (band)

Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988.

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Paul David Hewson, KBE OL (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist.

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Born again

In some Christian movements, particularly in Evangelicalism, to be born again, or to experience the new birth, is a popular phrase referring to "spiritual rebirth", or a regeneration of the human spirit from the Holy Spirit, contrasted with physical birth.

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Bossanova (Pixies album)

Bossanova is the third studio album by American rock band Pixies.

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Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Buddy Holly

Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer who was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.

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Bush (British band)

Bush are an English rock band formed in London, England in 1992.

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Cannonball (The Breeders song)

"Cannonball" is a song by The Breeders from their 1993 album Last Splash.

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Captain Beefheart

Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart.

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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (commonly referred to as Coachella or the Coachella Festival) is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert.

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Come On Pilgrim

Come On Pilgrim is the debut mini-LP release by the American alternative rock band Pixies.

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Communication studies

Communication studies or communication sciences is an academic discipline that deals with processes of human communication.

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Complete 'B' Sides

Complete 'B' Sides is a compilation record by the Pixies.

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Cooking Vinyl

Cooking Vinyl is a UK-based independent record company, founded in 1986 by former manager and booking agent Martin Goldschmidt and business partner Pete Lawrence.

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Country music

Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.

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Cracker (band)

Cracker is an American rock band led by singer David Lowery and guitarist Johnny Hickman.

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Crime and Punishment in Suburbia

Crime and Punishment in Suburbia is a 2000 film directed by Rob Schmidt and starring Monica Keena (as Roseanne Skolnick), Ellen Barkin (as Maggie Skolnick), Michael Ironside (as Fred Skolnick), James DeBello (as Jimmy) and Vincent Kartheiser (as Vincent).

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David Bowie

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.

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David Lovering

David Lovering (born December 6, 1961) is an American musician and magician.

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Death to the Pixies

Death to the Pixies was the first Pixies best-of compilation, released by 4AD in the UK on October 6, 1997 and 4AD/Elektra the following day in the United States to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the band's debut.

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Dig for Fire

"Dig for Fire" is a song by the American alternative rock band Pixies.

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Doolittle (album)

Doolittle is the second studio album by American alternative rock band Pixies, released in April 1989 on 4AD.

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Dotdash (formerly About.com) is an American Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites", of which there are nearly 1,000.

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Elektra Records

Elektra Records is an American major record label owned by Warner Music Group, founded in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt.

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An elf (plural: elves) is a type of human-shaped supernatural being in Germanic mythology and folklore.

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Elvis Costello

Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954), better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor.

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970.

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Empire Records

Empire Records is a 1995 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film that follows a group of record store employees over the course of one exceptional day.

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Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs of Warren Zevon

Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs of Warren Zevon, released in 2004, is a tribute album to the late Warren Zevon by many famous musicians.

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Entrance (musician)

The Entrance Band (formerly called Entrance) is a band started by Guy Blakeslee (born April 29, 1981).

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EP1 (Pixies EP)

EP1 is a 2013 EP by American alternative rock band Pixies.

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EP2 (Pixies EP)

EP2 is the second EP in a series of EPs released by American alternative rock band Pixies, released on January 3, 2014.

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EP3 (Pixies EP)

EP3 is the third EP in a series of EPs released by American alternative rock band Pixies, released on March 24, 2014.

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Eraserhead is a 1977 American body horror film written, produced, and directed by David Lynch.

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Extended play

An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.

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Fax (short for facsimile), sometimes called telecopying or telefax (the latter short for telefacsimile), is the telephonic transmission of scanned printed material (both text and images), normally to a telephone number connected to a printer or other output device.

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Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Fool the World: The Oral History of a Band Called Pixies

Fool the World: The Oral History of a Band Called Pixies is a 2005 book by Josh Frank and Caryn Ganz about the American alternative rock band Pixies.

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Fort Apache Studios

Fort Apache Studios is a New England recording studio focusing on alternative rock sessions produced there since 1986.

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Fox Broadcasting Company

The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.

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Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.

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Gang of Four (band)

Gang of Four are an English post-punk group, formed in 1977 in Leeds.

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Gary Smith (record producer)

Gary Smith is an entrepreneur, record producer, and artist's manager known for his work recording albums by alternative rock musicians since the mid-1980s at Fort Apache Studios.

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George Harrison

George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.

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Gil Norton

Gil Norton (born in Liverpool) is an English record producer known for his work with alternative rock bands such as Pixies, Echo & the Bunnymen, Foo Fighters, Tribe, Jimmy Eat World, Dashboard Confessional, Feeder, The Distillers, Maxïmo Park, Counting Crows, Terrorvision, The Triffids, Del Amitri, James, The Feelers, The Beekeepers, Twin Atlantic, General Fiasco, Span and Intergallactic Lovers.

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Grand Duchy (band)

Grand Duchy is an American alternative/electronic/art rock band formed in 2008 by Black Francis and his wife Violet Clark.

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Hank Williams

Hiram "Hank" Williams (September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was an American singer-songwriter.

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Hüsker Dü

Hüsker Dü were an American rock band formed in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 1979.

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Head Carrier

Head Carrier is the sixth studio album by the American alternative rock band the Pixies, released on September 30, 2016 on Pixiesmusic and PIAS.

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Here Comes Your Man

"Here Comes Your Man" is a song by the American alternative rock band Pixies, written and sung by the band's frontman Black Francis.

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I'm Your Fan

I'm Your Fan: The Songs of Leonard Cohen is a tribute album to Leonard Cohen, released in 1991, produced by the French music magazine Les Inrockuptibles.

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Iggy Pop

James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.

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In Utero (album)

In Utero is the third and final studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 21, 1993, by DGC Records.

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An in-joke, also known as an inside joke or a private joke, is a joke whose humour is understandable only to members of an ingroup, that is, people who are in a particular social group, occupation, or other community of shared interest.

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Indie Cindy

Indie Cindy is the fifth studio album by the American alternative rock band the Pixies.

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ITunes Store

The iTunes Store is a software-based online digital media store operated by Apple Inc. It opened on April 28, 2003, and has been the largest music vendor in the United States since April 2008, and the largest music vendor in the world since February 2010.

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Ivo Watts-Russell

Ivo Watts-Russell (born 1954 in Northamptonshire, England) is joint-founder with Peter Kent of the indie record label 4AD.

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Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Joey Santiago

Joseph Alberto "Joey" Santiago (born June 10, 1965) is a Filipino-American guitarist and composer.

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Josephine Wiggs

Miranda Cordelia Susan Josephine Wiggs (born 26 February 1963 in Letchworth, HertfordshireLarkin, Colin (1998) The Virgin Encyclopedia of Indie & New Wave, Virgin Books;, p. 318) is an English indie/alternative rock musician, noted for her work with the bands The Perfect Disaster, The Breeders, and Dusty Trails.

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Kelley Deal

Kelley Deal (born June 10, 1961) is an American musician.

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Kim Deal

Kimberley Ann Deal (born June 10, 1961) is an American singer, songwriter and musician, best known as the former bassist and backing vocalist of the alternative rock band Pixies, and the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for The Breeders.

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Kim Shattuck

Kimberly Dianne "Kim" Shattuck (born July 17, 1963) is the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of the band The Muffs.

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Kings of Leon

Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999.

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Kurt Cobain

Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.

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Last Splash

Last Splash is the second album by American indie rock band The Breeders, released on August 31, 1993.

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Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.

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Leonard Cohen

Leonard Norman Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist.

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Les Paul

Lester William Polsfuss (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009), known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor.

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Lip sync

Lip sync (short for lip synchronization) is a technical term for matching a speaking or singing person's lip movements with prerecorded sung or spoken vocals that listeners hear, either through the sound reinforcement system in a live performance or via television, computer, cinema speakers, or generally anything with audio output in other cases.

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List of alternative rock artists

This is a list of alternative rock artists.

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List of songs recorded by Pixies

This is a comprehensive list of songs by the Pixies, an American alternative rock band.

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Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronic music bands and artists, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths.

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LP record

The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification.

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Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Matt Noveskey

William Matthew "Matt" Noveskey (born June 16, 1976 in Adrian, Michigan) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, and bassist, best known for his work with the bands Blue October and (a+)machines.

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Matthew Galkin

Matthew Galkin is an American film director and producer, best known for his work in documentaries.

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Matthew Good

Matthew Frederick Robert Good (born June 29, 1971) is a Canadian rock musician.

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Melody Maker

Melody Maker was a British weekly music magazine, one of the world's earliest music weeklies, and—according to its publisher IPC Media—the earliest.

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Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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Modern rock

Modern rock is an umbrella term describing rock music made between the late 1970s to present day.

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Mojo (magazine)

Mojo is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.

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Monkey Gone to Heaven

"Monkey Gone to Heaven" is a song by the American alternative rock band Pixies and is the seventh track on their 1989 album Doolittle.

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MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.

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Music history of the United States in the 1980s

Popular music of the United States in the 1980s saw new wave entering the year as the single biggest mainstream market, with heavy metal, punk rock and hardcore punk, and hip hop achieving increased crossover success.

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Music of Massachusetts

Massachusetts is a U.S. state in New England.

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Neil Young

Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter.

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Newport Folk Festival

The Newport Folk Festival is an American annual folk-oriented music festival in Newport, Rhode Island, which began in July 1959 as a counterpart to the previously established Newport Jazz Festival.

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Nirvana (band)

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.

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New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.

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Noise pop

Noise pop is a subgenre of alternative rock, or more specifically indie rock, that developed in the mid-1980s in the UK and US that mixes dissonant noise or feedback with the songcraft more often found in pop music.

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O2 Brixton Academy

The O2 Academy, Brixton, is one of London's leading music venues, nightclubs and theatres.

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Old Testament

The Old Testament (abbreviated OT) is the first part of Christian Bibles, based primarily upon the Hebrew Bible (or Tanakh), a collection of ancient religious writings by the Israelites believed by most Christians and religious Jews to be the sacred Word of God.

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Paul Butterfield

Paul Vaughn Butterfield (December 17, 1942May 4, 1987) was an American blues harmonica player and singer.

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Pavement (band)

Pavement was an American indie rock band that formed in Stockton, California in 1989.

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Paz Lenchantin

Paz Lenchantin (born December 12, 1973) is an Argentine American musician.

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Peter, Paul and Mary

Peter, Paul and Mary was an American folk group formed in New York City in 1961, during the American folk music revival phenomenon.

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Phonograph record

A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.

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PIAS Recordings

PIAS Recordings was founded in 1983 in Belgium as Play It Again Sam by Kenny Gates and Michel Lambot.

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Pixies (EP)

Pixies is a 2002 EP release of the (mostly) previously unissued material from Pixies' original 17-track demo tape (known to Pixies aficionados as "The Purple Tape"), recorded at Fort Apache Studios in March 1987 by Gary Smith.

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Pixies at the BBC

Pixies at the BBC is a compilation of BBC radio sessions by the American alternative rock band Pixies.

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PJ Harvey

Polly Jean Harvey, MBE (born 9 October 1969) known as PJ Harvey, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer.

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Pod (The Breeders album)

Pod is the debut album by the American alternative rock band the Breeders, released on 4AD in May 1990.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985.

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Robert Plant

Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Rubáiyát: Elektra's 40th Anniversary

Rubáiyát is a compilation album, released in 1990 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Elektra record label.

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Rush (band)

Rush was a Canadian rock band comprising Geddy Lee (bass, vocals, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitars) and Neil Peart (drums, percussion, lyrics).

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Set list

A set list, or setlist, is a document that lists the songs that a band or musical artist intends to play, or has played, during a specific concert performance.

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Smells Like Teen Spirit

"Smells Like Teen Spirit" is a song by American rock band Nirvana.

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Sounds (magazine)

Sounds was a UK weekly pop/rock music newspaper, published from 10 October 1970 to 6 April 1991.

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Spin (magazine)

Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.

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SpinART Records

spinART Records was a New York City-based independent record label that released recordings by The Apples in Stereo, Clem Snide, Frank Black, and Michael Penn.

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Stagg Street Studios

Stagg Street Studios is a recording studio in Los Angeles, California.

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Steve Albini

Steven Albini (pronounced; born July 22, 1962) is an American musician, record producer, audio engineer and music journalist.

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Steven Cantor

Steven Cantor is an American film/television director and film/television producer.

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Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

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Surf music

Surf music is a subgenre of rock music associated with surf culture, particularly as found in Southern California.

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Surfer Rosa

Surfer Rosa is the debut studio album by the American alternative rock band Pixies, released in March 1988 on the British independent record label 4AD.

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T. Rex (band)


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Talking Heads

Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.

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Tanya Donelly

Tanya Donelly (born July 14, 1966) is an American Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter and guitarist based in New England who co-founded Throwing Muses with her stepsister Kristin Hersh.

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The A.V. Club

The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.

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The Amps

The Amps were an American alternative/indie rock group.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Beatles (album)

The Beatles, also known as "The White Album", is the ninth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 22 November 1968.

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The Breeders

The Breeders are an American alternative rock band formed in 1989 by Kim Deal of Pixies and Tanya Donelly of Throwing Muses.

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The Everly Brothers

The Everly Brothers were an American country-influenced rock and roll duo, known for steel-string acoustic guitar playing and close harmony singing.

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The Jesus and Mary Chain

The Jesus and Mary Chain are a Scottish alternative rock band formed in East Kilbride in 1983.

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The Martinis

The Martinis are a rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1993.

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The Muffs

The Muffs are an American punk rock band based in Southern California, formed in 1991.

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The Pandoras

The Pandoras were an all-female rock band from Los Angeles, California from 1983 to 1990.

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The Stooges

The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, were an American rock band formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1967 by singer Iggy Pop, guitarist Ron Asheton, drummer Scott Asheton, and bassist Dave Alexander.

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The Strokes

The Strokes are an American rock band from New York City.

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The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe Tucker in 1965).

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The Virgin Book of British Hit Singles

The Virgin Book of British Hit Singles is a charts reference book published in October 2008.

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Thom Yorke

Thomas Edward Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician and composer, and the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.

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Throwing Muses

Throwing Muses is an alternative rock band formed in 1981 in Newport, Rhode Island, that toured and recorded extensively until 1997, when its members began concentrating more on other projects.

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TI Media

TI Media (formerly International Publishing Corporation, IPC Media and Time Inc. UK), on the IPC Media website is a consumer magazine and digital publisher in the United Kingdom, with a large portfolio selling over 350 million copies each year.

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Timeline of alternative rock

Alternative rock is generally understood to have begun in the late 1970s and early 1980s, primarily in the United Kingdom.

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Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006.

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Triple J

Triple J (often triple j) is a government-funded, national Australian radio station intended to appeal to listeners between the ages of 18 and 34 which began broadcasting in January 1975.

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Trompe le Monde

Trompe le Monde is the fourth studio album by the American alternative rock band Pixies, released on September 23, 1991 on 4AD in the United Kingdom and Elektra Records in the United States.

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U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.

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UK Singles Downloads Chart

The UK Singles Downloads Chart is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the music industry.

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Un Chien Andalou

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Undeclared is an American sitcom created by Judd Apatow, which aired on Fox during the 2001–02 season.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

The University of Massachusetts Amherst (abbreviated UMass Amherst and colloquially referred to as UMass or Massachusetts) is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, and the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system.

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Van Nuys

Van Nuys is a neighborhood in the central San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles in California.

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"Velouria" is a song by the American alternative rock band Pixies, written and sung by the band's frontman Black Francis.

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VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.

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Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Virgin Books

Virgin Books is a United Kingdom book publisher 90% owned by the publishing group Random House, and 10% owned by Virgin Group, the company originally set up by Richard Branson as a record company.

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Warren Zevon

Warren William Zevon (January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician.

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Wave of Mutilation: Best of Pixies

Wave of Mutilation: Best of Pixies is a compilation album by the Pixies.

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Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (rhythm guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), and Scott Shriner (bass, backing vocals).

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Wes Montgomery

John Leslie "Wes" Montgomery (March 6, 1923 – June 15, 1968) was an American jazz guitarist.

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XTC were an English rock band formed in Swindon in 1972 and active until 2006.

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Zoo TV Tour

The Zoo TV Tour (also written as ZooTV, ZOO TV or ZOOTV) was a worldwide concert tour by rock band U2.

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4AD is a British independent record label, founded by Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Kent in 1980.

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