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The Breeders add one more leg to "Last Splash" celebration

The Breeders will close out the year with another leg of a U.S. club tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Last Splash." // Tour dates at SoundSpike The Breeders will close out the year with another leg of a U.S. club tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Last Splash."

Pitchfork Festival days away, single-day tickets still available

Now just days away and with headliners Bjork, R. Kelly and Belle & Sebastian on the bill, tickets for Chicago's Pitchfork Festival are nearly sold out. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Now just days away and with headliners Bjork, R. Kelly and Belle & Sebastian on the bill, tickets for Chicago's Pitchfork Festival are nearly sold out.

The Breeders salute seminal "Last Splash" with 20th anniversary tour

Alt-rock outfit The Breeders return to the tour trail for the first time since 1994 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their iconic sophomore set, "Last Splash." // Tour dates at SoundSpike Alt-rock outfit The Breeders return to the tour trail for the first time since 1994 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their iconic sophomore set, "Last Splash."

The Breeders swap bassists for summer run's final shows

Josephine Wiggs, founding member of The Breeders, returns to the line-up tonight (8/21) for the final three performances of the band's summer run as bassist Mando Lopez welcomes a new baby into the world.

Interview: Kim and Kelley Deal of The Breeders

From the bubbly giggles and back-and-forth, relaxed banter that only siblings--particularly identical twins--can share, it's easy to realize why making music has come so naturally for Kim and Kelley Deal. During an hour-long telephone conversation with SoundSpike from Kim's Dayton, OH, home, the two often completed each other's sentences with uncommon ease, sprinkling the conversation with girlish, earsplitting laughter. There's no question that they are a dynamic duo. During a memory lapse, Kim turns to Kelley for help--fondly referring to her sister as "my hardrive."

The Breeders' new EP gets early release

For those who can't wait until April 21 to pick up the new Breeders EP, "Fate To Fatal," there is a remedy: the band plans to make available a limited-edition 12-inch vinyl version on the third annual Record Store Day, April 18, according to a press release.

The Breeders line up fall tour dates

The Breeders have lined up a brief run of headlining dates in November as they continue to support their most recent studio set, "Mountain Battles."

The Breeders plot trek up 'Mountain'

The Breeders return after a long layoff between studio albums to mount a US trek behind their forthcoming release, "Mountain Battles."

Coachella bill tops 120 acts

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters, Jack Johnson and a reunited Portishead have been tapped to headline this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, which is set to take place April 25-27 at Indio, CA's Empire Polo Field.
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