On a particularly punky number of the Breeders’ 1993 indie-rock touchstone Last Splash, frontwoman Kim Deal sings, “I am the new year/I am the way home.” Tonight, those proclamations ring especially true, since 2013 might well be her busiest year ever. Her journey began in Brooklyn in January, when she and the reunited Last Splash lineup played that album in its entirety — a feat they’ll repeat tonight, in addition to performing their 1990 debut, Pod. Over the summer, the members
f Deal’s other band, the Pixies —
ith whom she’d reunited in 2004 —
nnounced she’d split off from the group, and in the meantime, she’s just kept touring with the Breeders. But since all things Deal has started up again must end, these two Webster Hall dates herald some of the final times the Breeders will play Last Splash in full. With Speedy Ortiz.
Thu., Dec. 19, 7 p.m.; Fri., Dec. 20, 7 p.m., 2013
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