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  • // Meaghan Baxter

    Runway hits, mall lifts

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    All is fair in love and restaurant reviews

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Just a little bit of Pixies dust

It probably comes as no surprise to anyone when guitarist Joey Santiago drawls that the Pixies aren’t exactly a “hippie commune type of band.” The members never seemed to be particularly close, even back when they were the toast of the underground in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Standing apart from other bands as…