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Pixies Confirm New Bass Player Following Paz Lenchatin Split

Music News: Pixies have announced that they have parted ways with bass player Paz Lenchantin ahead of a show in Dublin.

Lenchantin, who joined the alt legends in 2014 after Kim Shattuck left (who herself replaced Kim Deal), is no longer with the band.

Paz played on three of the Pixies’ releases, 2016’s Head Carrier, 2019’s Beneath the Eyrie, and 2022’s Doggerel, after appearing on albums for the likes of A Perfect Circle and Zwan.

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Music News: Pixies Get a New Bass Player

Emma Richardson, who previously played in Band of Skulls, will be joining Pixies as of their Dublin show this week (Friday, March 8th).

In an Instagram post from the band’s official account, they confirmed: “Paz Lenchantin, who joined Pixies in 2014, has exited the band to concentrate on her own projects. We’re grateful for Paz’s many contributions and wish her all the very best going forward. We are delighted to welcome Emma Richardson on bass.

“Emma will make her worldwide touring debut with Pixies on the first night of the ‘Bossanova x Trompe le Monde’ European tour, beginning this Friday in Dublin. See you on the road! La la love you, Pixies.”

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