one of the greatest fucking bands ever. nirvana may have never existed without them...which may or may not be a good thing.

the pixies are currently on tour along with the distillers, another awesome fucking band.
the pixies are fucking rad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by alissenn manssenn November 06, 2004
the band which all pop-indie and grunge bands owe their existence to.
From Nirvana to Franz Ferdinand, they all owe it to the Pixies.
by jennifer October 20, 2004
Greatest band in the fucking world. Frank Blank fucks all your Nu-metal shit in the ass!
Hey look at that, its Frank Blank fucking all of Linkin Park. At once. Man he sure rocks.
by missilepenguin July 06, 2004
One of Nirvana's quoted influences, having a similar self destructive, downbeat feel that personifed the Grunge movement in the early 90s. The Pixies were a little more colorful and violent sounding than Nirvana and had a good female vocalist on some tracks.

The Pixies are Surfer Rock, but their style is from Psychedelic to Punk to New Wave
The song "Where is My Mind" at the end of Fightclub re-kindled some interest in their style.
by dj_monged August 08, 2004
The god of all bands, the beginning and end of truly great music.
"Gouge away, you can gouge a-way, stay all day, if you want to."
by Stiggy February 15, 2004
what makes the toaster work
we have angered the toaster pixies! we must seek redemption!
by la scrub August 07, 2003
This isn't a very neutral or encyclopedic summation of the Pixies or their influence, but it's hard to write objectively about this band, perhaps one of the greatest alt. rock outfits ever to grace a stage, before the genre became just another mass-market joke.

Their music captivated not only what remains a fiercely loyal fan base, but a generation of musicians who sought to keep the flame alive when infighting drove the band to split in 1992. Perhaps the bar had been raised too high, because none of their successors, even those who achieved far more mainstream recognition, could quite match the quirky, catchy, enigmatic presence which still exists in those 15+ year-old recordings.

Thankfully, the Pixies are alive and well today after reuniting in 2004, though Frank Black was recently quoted as having disavowed any plans to ever record again with the group.
1. From the first time I heard "Monkey Gone to Heaven", the Pixies became my favorite band.

2. Alex from "A Clockwork Orange" might say that the Pixies' music is "gorgeousness and gorgeosity made flesh."
by Buddy-Rey July 27, 2006
Mischievous little elves.

Came to be one of the coolest bands ever.

But elves nonetheless.
Yo, the MLF's are playing tonight.

You mean Pixies?

Yeah.

Oh.

by Miss Phunkadelic November 05, 2006

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