Pixies – “Head Carrier” [ALBUM REVIEW]

I bloody love the Pixies. ย They’ve been one of my favourite bands since I first heard Bone Machine;ย before my balls had even dropped. ย To this day I consider their performance at 2005’s Leeds/Reading festival my finest live event. ย To their hordes of vocal admirers, they carry around an enormous legacy everywhere they go. ย It’s probably this pressure that has kept their back catalogue compressed and minimal over the years. ย Indeed, even with their lengthy hiatus, you’d have expected more than six LPs from a band with the stature and history that the Pixies enjoy. ย For me, this has always given them a mystique that greatly adds to their presence.…   [continue reading]