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The Breeders: A New Breed of Women in Rock

Interview by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 1 July 1990

TAKE A PIXIE, add a Muse, throw in a Perfect Disaster and you've got the Breeders. ...

Nirvana: Cobain't That Peculiar

Report and Interview by Everett True, Melody Maker, 24 April 1993

Last week, Nirvana, L7, The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy and The Breeders staged a massive benefit for Bosnia at San Francisco's Cow Palace. Everett True ...

The Breeders: Credit to the Gestation

Interview by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 7 August 1993

Attention Pixies fans! You've muddled through the, erm, muddled Frank Black album, but now here is the true heir to the Pixie throne, the real ...

The Breeders: The Breeders' Last Splash (Elektra)

Review by Deborah Frost, The Village Voice, 24 August 1993

ANALYZING THE BREEDERS may be as useful as deconstructing a good fuck, or for those less carnally inclined, a strawberry shortcake. When it works, you ...

Kim Deal & Tanya Donelly: A conversation about Belly, the Breeders, Throwing Muses, the Pixies & alternatives

Interview by Evelyn McDonnell, Musician, September 1993

STROLL INTO the Dayton, Ohio, house shared by twins Kim and Kelley Deal on a muggy summer afternoon and step over a clutter of CDs, ...

The Breeders, Urge Overkill, Luscious Jackson: The Plaza, Glasgow

Live Review by Paul Moody, New Musical Express, 9 October 1993


The Breeders: The real new deal

Interview by Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, 28 October 1993

The BREEDERS get wet and wild as they dive back into action on "Last Splash" ...

Kurt Cobain and Kim Deal: Sleepless In Seattle

Report and Interview by Everett True, Melody Maker, 25 December 1993

For a concert spectacular to be broadcast worldwide on New Year's Eve, MTV went to Seattle, where they'd but together a bill featuring Cypress Hill ...

The Breeders

Report and Interview by Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, 9 July 1994

"AAAARGH! F*** YOU ASSHOLE! GET OUT MY FACE!" ...errrrrrk!..."YEAH I'M DOIN' A F***IN' U-TURN – WHAT'S THE GODDAMN PROBLEM?!" errrrrrrk! "Oh jeeezuuus! We've been past ...

It's The 'Looza Baby, Why Don't You Kill It?

Report by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 30 July 1994

LOLLAPALOOZA once had the chance to be the greatest rock'n'roll circus the planet had ever seen. But, in spite of the live spectacle of VERVE, ...

Various Artists: Lollapalooza '94, Sam Boyd Stadium University of Nevada Las Vegas July 1,1994

Live Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, September 1994

THE DIFFERENCE between Lollapalooza 1994 and Lollapolooza Past is that this year Perry Farrell and colleagues decided the music being offered couldn't just be loud, ...

The Breeders, Lutefisk, Paleface: El Rey Theater, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Michael Simmons, L.A. Weekly, 22 May 1997

KIM DEAL of the Breeders is the anti-Madonna (and Madonna is the postmod Charo) She's so unpretentious, so lacking in showbiz guile, so kid-sisterly And ...

The Breeders: Title TK (Elektra)

Review by Yancey Strickler, Flak Magazine, May 2002

IT ALWAYS felt easier to blame the demise of the Pixies on Frank Black. The way the group split — Black announced it to the ...

The Breeders: Academy, Birmingham

Live Review by Simon Price, The Independent, 2 June 2002

TWINS, THEY SAY, ARE TELEPATHIC. When my mother gave birth to me in Cardiff, her same-age sister felt the pain halfway around the world in ...

The Breeders: Sister Bliss

Retrospective and Interview by Stevie Chick, The Guardian, 14 March 2008

AS GIRLS GROWING UP IN OHIO, Kim and Kelley Deal weren't expected to do anything more musical than shake a tambourine. The duo tell Stevie ...

The Breeders: Mountain Battles

Review by Mark Kemp, Paste, 31 March 2008

The Deal sisters stumble back into the sunshine for another winning set of delicate heartbreakers. Four songs into Mountain Battles, Breeders singer/guitarist Kim Deal announces ...

The Breeders: LSXX – Last Splash (20th Anniversary Reissue)

Review by Stevie Chick, MOJO, May 2013

The wild, weird and subterranean pop of their second album proved there was platinum-selling life after the Pixies for the Breeders' Kim Deal. ...

4AD Records: Labelled with Love

Retrospective and Interview by Wyndham Wallace, Classic Pop, November 2013

A new book, Martin Aston's Facing The Other Way, tells the story of a label that scored just a single number one hit during the ...

The Breeders: All Nerve (4AD)

Review by Lisa Verrico, The Sunday Times, 18 February 2018

ALL NERVE is the first Breeders album in 25 years to feature the alt-rock band's so-called classic line-up — the quartet who in 1993 recorded ...

Kim Deal: "Misogyny is the backbone of the music industry"

Interview by Barbara Ellen, The Observer, 3 March 2018

KIM DEAL, 56, sings and plays rhythm guitar with the Breeders, formed in 1989 as a side project with Throwing Muses' Tanya Donelly. The band's ...

The Breeders: All Nerve

Review by Alfred Soto, Spin, 20 March 2018

FEW WORDS DESCRIBE Kim Deal's songwriting and delivery of emotion better than "terse." In the Pixies and a series of Breeders albums she presented herself ...

see also Tanya Donnelly

see also Pixies, The


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