Apparently two years of milking the old catalog was enough. The Pixies (who reunited in 2004) will record a new album next year, according to frontman Frank Black, who tells Britain's NME magazine that "we're rehearsing in January if we can persuade Kim [Deal, the bassist] to come out of her house." It will be the Pixies' first recording of new music since 1991's "Trompe Le Monde." In the interview Black (who performs at Avalon tonight) also criticizes the new Pixies documentary, "loudQUIETloud," due out on DVD next month, and reveals plans for a "Best Of" compilation. Read the whole article here.
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