No longer ‘assholes,’ the Pixies learn to appreciate

“We were assholes,” Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago explained to The Daily Californian in a phone interview about the band’s past, “little fucking punk-y, unappreciative jerks.” This time around — currently touring for their first album of new music in over twenty years — fans could describe the legendary alt-rock band
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The Pixies are back with a sprightly sound at the Fox Theater

An alien green light washed over a bald rock star screaming his lungs out at Oakland Fox Theater on Friday night. It didn’t matter that he started singing in a different meter; the audience members screamed back the version of “Where Is My Mind?” they knew in cathartic unison. The
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