Ahh, The Breeders — champions of the low-tech, indie ethic of the early ’90s. Those twin sisters, Kim and Kelly Deal, and their spooky-yet-sensual vocals. Those guitar riffs your kid brother could play, but could never pull off like they did. This was the band that helped bring college-rock aesthetics into the mainstream.
Started as a creative jaunt for Pixies’ bassist Kim Deal and Throwing Muses’ guitarist Tanya Donnely, The Breeders’ first album, “Pod,” became an instant classic with its jagged tempos and DIY production. The band’s second release, “Last Splash,” went platinum, earned them a spot on the ’94 Lollapalooza Music Festival and kick-started a 16-month world tour. And then . . . then what? Where did they go? What happened to The Breeders?