Bassist Leaves Pixies
2013-11-30 by River Tam | 20 Comments

Kim Shattuck, the live bassist of the Pixies, is no longer part of the band. No reason for the departure was
given, though a tweet from Shattuck earlier today suggests that it was not her decision to go. Shattuck had been
performing with the band since the departure of their original bassist earlier this year.

To read more about the event, follow the link below:

www.altpress.com/news/entry/pixies_part_ways_with_new_bassist_kim_shattuck

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Parallels
December 1st 2013

6641 Comments


"Well, that escalated quickly"

Spec
December 1st 2013

27153 Comments


That's kind of lame.

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GringoSuave89
December 1st 2013

1027 Comments


Whaaaaaaaa?

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bach
December 1st 2013

12383 Comments


Sheesh, It's only been a few months

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Dunpeal
December 1st 2013

3659 Comments


RIP

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ThyCrossAwaits
December 1st 2013

3052 Comments


She figured out it wasn't her bass skills so much as she was named Kim.

Comatorium.
December 1st 2013

4106 Comments


On the flip side of this shitty news, the show in Philly is on sale right now. Majorly on sale...

Pixies for $18? Yeah I'll come from Baltimore for that.

Owantjaaaa
December 1st 2013

3216 Comments


Hey this article is only a few months late

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demigod!
December 1st 2013

44162 Comments


i thought ur thinking of when Kim left

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Realm
December 1st 2013

2074 Comments


other kim

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
December 1st 2013

50116 Comments


what is it with kims

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InbredJed
December 1st 2013

5790 Comments


goddamn it Frank

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RobbaqPL
December 1st 2013

158 Comments


Another bassist named Kim? That's some straight Billy Corgan shit.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
December 1st 2013

50116 Comments


Frank Black is terrible at remembering names so he only wants kims cuz he already knows it

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
December 1st 2013

6443 Comments


"Well, that escalated quickly"
lol

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MyRubberSoul
December 1st 2013

27 Comments


Bummer.I loved her simple bass lines

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
December 1st 2013

50116 Comments


wrong kim dummy

Green Baron
December 1st 2013

19798 Comments


kim this and kim that

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porch
December 15th 2013

8453 Comments


shattuck on how they kicked her out of the band

"during a show at Los Angeles’ Mayan Theater, she was chided by the band's manager after she excitedly jumped into the crowd. Shattuck says the manager told her, “The Pixies don’t do that.”

Still, Shattuck says that, while she would have rather been told she was being fired by members of the group, rather than by the manager—and she also would have rather been told face to face, instead of over the phone—she’s still a fan of the band and thinks they’re nice people"

i saw the documentary on their reunion and this is totally in line with that. bunch of passive aggressive dickheads

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
December 15th 2013

50116 Comments


yeah



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