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After years of inner-band tension, singer Black Francis dissolved The Pixies in early 1993, notifying his band mates via fax. Given that famously acrimonious breakup, few fans had long-term hopes for the band's improbable 2004 reunion, and ... more

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I've got an interview with Black Francis/Frank Black in this week's issue of the Shepherd, where the outgoing songwriter gladly addresses some of the major elephants in the room surrounding his solo career, namely, "Why doesn't he write songs like.. more

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Frank Black’s decision to begin recording under his Pixies-era stage name Black Fran Bluefinger ,Music Feature more

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Ridiculously prolific sometimes Pixies frontman Frank Black, still touring under his Pixies-era nom de plume Black Francis, will return to Shank Hall next month for a $20, 8 p.m. show on July 12. The show promises to be a break from his recent per.. more

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Released late last year, Defiance was the fictionalized movie version of the Bielskis, three Jewish brothers who organized resistance against the Nazis after the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941. The History Channel documentary “The Bi.. more

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The B-52's will perform LIVE at the Pabston Friday, October 18 at 8 pm. TheShepherd Express is one of the sponsorsfor this performance that will,Sponsored Events more

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Three years after their gut-punching debut record, So Much Drama, Milwaukee's Red Knife Lottery returned this spring with the Hip Bruisers, a seven-inch that further hones the group's violent, thrashing punk with soulful, down-tempo respites and fur more

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Anyone looking for new music couldn’t go wrong with any of these three killer albums: Black Francis – Svn Fngrs For Frank Black’s second album under his old Pixies-era nom de plume, he finally gets it right. Between its aggressive quirk.. more

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The six-week-longRiver Arts Festival in Sauk Prairie begins Feb. 23, a rural delightjust NationalGeographic ,Art more

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