The Pixies have released a music video for their new single, "Classic Masher," off of their latest album "Head Carrier." The video was shot in Los Angeles by bassist Paz Lenchantin, who has tried her hand at directing short films and videos in the past, and stars Lenchantin’s father Mario Merdirossian. [...]
They started working on their fifth record with veteran Pixies producer Gil Norton—the first since 1991’s Trompe le Monde—but because band life is nothing if not unpredictable, Deal quit before they were done. So, the Pixies finished Indie Cindy with a session player and then tapped the Muffs’ Kim Shattuck to play live.
Shattuck toured with the Pixies for a while, then the band decided to bring in Santiago’s longtime friend Paz Lenchantin. [...]