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Pixies: Pixies

Pat Blashill, Rolling Stone, 2 July 2002

IN 1987, BACK when alt-rock was called "college rock," the Pixies loomed large, like a bizarre crossbreeding of pop sensibilities, art-rock conceptualism and nasty guitar riffs.

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