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A curiosity on how the "bassist wanted" ad grabbed the attention of Kim Deal: they were looking for a bassist who liked Peter, Paul and Mary and Hüsker Dü.

After the Pixies split up, it definitely did not mean end of the road in music for some of the band members. Black Francis -- now calling himself Frank Black -- goes on a solo career, and assembled a new band called Frank Black & the Catholics; Kim Deal formed the Breeders, along with her sister Kelley Deal; Joey Santiago formed a band named the Martinis, but its only recorded registry is the song Free, on the Empire Records movie soundtrack.