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Founded in 1980 as an independent music store, the Princeton Record Exchange continues to promote and support some of the best musicians and their recordings, including Pixies CDs, DVDs and more. Read about us in Published Articles and read our Customer Reviews on We appreciate your support for our indie music store!

Our in-store music selection of over 100,000 CDs and LPs includes: Rock, Alternative, Punk, Jazz, Classical, Soul, Funk, Blues, Hip Hop, other genres, and often Pixies albums. Our in-store DVD selection of over 10,000 titles includes: Action, Comedy, Criterion, Disney, TV DVDs and more. We hope you can visit our unique record store to see our Pixies record collection, Pixies CD collection and much more. We are located in historic downtown Princeton, New Jersey, about one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, which is easily accessible by car, train and bus.

Sell us your unwanted CDs DVDs and Vinyl, and they will be recycled into the hands of music and movie lovers who can appreciate them again. From personal collections to estate collections, from reviewer/radio station surplus to entire store inventories- no collection is too large! Contact us in order to determine how much we can pay you for your collection.

We appreciate your support for Pixies and our indie music store!

They Might Be Giants played free show this past Record Store Day, April 21st, 2012!

You may not know this, but independent record stores have a holiday all their own. The third Saturday of April every year is National Record Store Day! We've participated in every one since it began five years ago, and every year we've had a fantastic turnout. This past April, we were thrilled to have the Grammy-award winning band They Might Be Giants help us celebrate by performing a free concert in the nearby Princeton Public Library courtyard. 

At this point, a very small percentage of you may be wondering, "wait, who are these guys?" I'm glad you asked - but the truth of the matter is you've probably heard them and just don't know it. Have you ever seen the intro to the hit TV show "Malcolm in the Middle"? That's them. Have you ever gotten "The Daily Show's" opening song stuck in your head? That's them, and we were honored that they chose our store as the place where they wanted to play.

We'd like to mention a special thanks to our friends at Princeton Public Library who graciously agreed to host the concert. (With all the merchandise we carry, we didn’t have the space!). The staff really went out of their way to pull this off.

The weather was great, the band was in fine form and the turnout was fantastic!  Over 1,000 folks showed up, and the band spent hours at the store after at a meet-and-greet posing for photos and signing autographs.  It was truly a memorable day.

In addition to TMBG, Record Store Day featured hundreds of limited edition vinyl records from the most talented musicians of our time. If you're interested in one of the limited edition releases at the next Record Store Day, we highly recommend you arrive early to maximize your chances of buying a copy. It's first come, first serve, so we look forward to seeing you bright and early!


Pixies Biography

The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1985. The band disbanded in 1993 in acrimonious circumstances but reunited in 2004. Black Francis, Joey Santiago, Kim Deal, and Dave Lovering have been the band's continual members. The Pixies found only modest success in their home country, but were significantly more successful in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe, although never achieving mainstream success with their studio albums.

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Pixies Bio Continued

The Pixies' music was heavily influenced by punk and surf rock, and while highly melodic, was capable of being tremendously abrasive at the same time. Francis was the band's primary songwriter and singer and had a distinctly desperate, yowling delivery. He typically wrote cryptic songs about offbeat subjects, such as UFOs and surrealism. References to mental instability, violent Biblical imagery, physical injury, and incest feature in many of the band's songs.

Pixies Discography Updated January 2007
Pixies Albums

The Pixies Vinyl & The Pixies CDs

1987 Come on Pilgrim [EP] 4AD
1988 Surfer Rosa 4AD
1989 Doolittle 4AD
1990 Bossanova 4AD
1991 Trompe le Monde 4AD
2004 Live in Minneapolis, MN Disc Live

Compilation The Pixies Records and The Pixies CD Releases

1988 Surfer Rosa/Come on Pilgrim Rough Trade
1997 Death to the Pixies 1987-1991 4AD/Elektra
1998 Pixies at the BBC [live] 4AD/Elektra
2001 Complete B-Sides 4AD
2002 Pixies spinArt
2004 Wave of Mutilation: The Best of the Pixies 4AD

Singles from The Pixies Vinyl and The Pixies CD's

1988 Gigantic 4AD
1989 Dancing the Manta Ray 4AD
1989 Here Comes Your Man 4AD
1989 Monkey Gone to Heaven Elektra/Asylum
1990 Velouria Elektra/Asylum
1990 Dig for Fire Elektra/Asylum
1991 Planet of Sound Elektra/Asylum
1991 Alec Eiffel Elektra/Asylum
1992 Head On Elektra/Asylum
1997 Debaser - Live 4AD

The Pixies Music CD Appearances

Black Francis Appearances
Pigface Welcome to Mexico Asshole (1991)

Frank Black
1993 Frank Black 4AD/Elektra
1994 Teenager of the Year 4AD/Elektra
1995 The John Peel Session [EP] Strange Fruit
1996 The Cult of Ray American
1996 The Black Sessions: Live in Paris Plus the... Anoise
1998 Frank Black & the Catholics What Are
1999 Pistolero What Are
2001 Dog in the Sand What Are
2002 Devil's Workshop spinArt
2002 Black Letter Days spinArt
2003 Show Me Your Tears Spin Art

Frank Black Singles
1993 Hang on to Your Ego Elektra/Asylum
1994 Headache Badd
1995 Men in Black Epic
1995 The Marsist/Better Things Dragnet
1998 All My Ghosts Play It Again
2003 Nadine

Frank Black Appearances
Gilby Clarke Pawnshop Guitars (1995) Guitar
Jane Froman My Heart Speaks (1998) Performer
Reeves Gabrels Sacred Squall of Now (1995) Guitar (Rhythm), Vocals, Vocals (bckgr)
Reeves Gabrels Ulysses (Della Notte) (1999) Guitar, Vocals
Gordon Gano Hitting the Ground (2002) Vocals, Performer
Alan Merrill Merrilly Christmas (2001) Vocals (bckgr)
Alan Merrill Double Shot Rocks (2003) Vocals (bckgr)
Reid Paley Lucky's Tune (1999) Producer
The Revelers Breezin' Along with the Revelers (1999) Piano
Jon Tiven's Ego Trip Blue Guru (1996) Vocals (bckgr)
The Wallflowers Breach (2000) Vocals (bckgr)
Mike Watt Ball-Hog or Tugboat? (1995) Vocals

Kim Deal - The Breeders
1990 Pod 4AD/Elektra
1993 Last Splash 4AD/Elektra
1995 Live in Stockholm Breeders
2002 Title TK Elektra
2002 Last Splash Japanese
2002 Pod Japanese
2002 Title TK Elektra

Kim Deal - The Breeders Singles
1992 Do You Love Me Now? Elektra/Asylum
1992 Safari 4AD/Elektra
1993 Cannonball Elektra/Asylum
1993 Divine Hammer Elektra/Asylum
1994 Head to Toe 4AD
1994 Saints Elektra/Asylum
2002 Huffer

Kim Deal Appearances
Bullet Lavolta Swandive (1991) Vocals
The For Carnation For Carnation (2000) Vocals
Guided by Voices Under the Bushes Under the Stars (1996) Producer
Guided by Voices Sunfish Holy Breakfast (1996) Producer
Guided by Voices Official Ironmen Rally Song (1996) Vocals (bckgr), Producer
Omatic Dog Years (1996) Grip
Real Lulu Hell (1995) Engineer, Mixing
Real Lulu We Love Nick (1996) Engineer
Sonic Youth Washing Machine (1995) Vocals
This Mortal Coil Blood (1991) Vocals
Tijuana No! Contra-Revolución Avenue (1998) Vocals
Ultra Vivid Scene Joy: 1967-1990 (1990) Vocals

Joey Santiago Appearances
Mario Bauza/Afro-Cuban... 944 Columbus (1993) Bass
Frank Black Frank Black (1993) Guitar
Frank Black Live Thursday June 24, 1993 10pm... (1993) Guitar
Frank Black Teenager of the Year (1994) Guitar
Frank Black Dog in the Sand (2001) Guitar
Frank Black Devil's Workshop (2002) Guitar
Frank Black Show Me Your Tears (2003) Guitar
MC Narland Live Stuff (2003) Guitar (Electric)
Holly McNarland Stuff (1997) Guitar, Guitar (Rhythm)
Holly McNarland Home Is Where (2003) Guitar
Pajama Slave Dancers It Came from the Barn (1997) Guitar, Vocals (bckgr), Producer
Palace of Oranges Prepare to Greet a Guest (2001) Handclapping
Son Primero Charanga Tradicion (1994) Bass, Bass (Electric)
Patato Masterpiece (1984) Bass
Steve Westfield Mangled (1994) Banjo, Guitar (Electric)

David Lovering
Tanya Donelly Sliding and Diving (1996) Drums
Tanya Donelly Lovesongs for Underdogs (1997) Drums

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