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The Riff

RIFF SUMMER CHALLENGE

Wave of Mutilation

The Pixies and broken hearts

Lung Liu © 2021
Lung Liu © 2021

The shattered illusions of the world are mirrored in punk and The Pixies sharpened those pieces into a fine, eloquent edge. Kind of like the sweetness of longing that runs through a broken heart.

Joey Santiago’s surf guitar glides on that edge drifting us into the ’90s with a post-punk surf sound…

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