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The Pixies are back and all is well with the world; but this time it’s not just for an incredible, worldwide, sold out tour.  Now they’ve got a brand new four song EP and new videos to go along with their reformatted line-up.  ‘Indie Cindy‘ is the latest video from the rock band that helped spawn and inspire much of the early 90s alt/grunge craze.  It’s directed by Lamar + Nik; the Oklahoman duo has been on a tear lately, putting together an impressive catalogue that includes, in addition to another Pixies title, Lushlife’s breakout clip for ‘Magnolia.’

Presented in reverse order, Memento style, ‘Indie Cindy’ is a video about what happens when you get in over your head.  It’s told with such a strong narrative structure, you could almost consider it a short film.  It is a testament to the band’s new approach to their image that they’re spending time making such great music videos.  The Pixies have been able to make a strong comeback with a new sound that accurately blends their ‘punkier’ old days with the rock and roll twang of front man Frank Black’s solo efforts.  Always a big draw live, the majority of their upcoming tour are sold out; so expect them to do more live dates around their rumored full length release.

Arshan Sadri is the Channel Manager at Brooklyn based, INDMUSIC, YouTube’s largest music Network. He got his start booking comedy and music at the University of Maryland. On weekends he refuses to travel above 14th street, likes to run, and plays in two bands that are just ok.

INDMUSIC is YouTube’s Largest Music Network, allowing independent music content creators to monetize their YouTube views without sacrificing creative control or rights to their content.

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