Pixies return today with the video for “What Goes Boom”, off their recent EP-1. “Our original vision… was to create an homage to a central, dramatic scene in Star Wars,” frontman Frank Black explained to NPR. “But, after that idea proved a bit too costly to produce, we decided the next best thing was to blow up [guitarist] Joey Santiago in the desert – the compromises we make for our art.”
Does the band just really like to make stuff go kablewy, or are they (subconsciously?) working out some other line-up related tensions? Ponder away as you watch below.