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There’s Beer In The Jar: 8 Boundary-Pushing Brewer-Musician Collaborations

If you've spent any time watching television in the last several years, you've probably had the dubious pleasure of watching Pitbull try to sell you
Brad Sanders | April 23, 2015 - 10:36 am
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Alien Lanes Turns 20

"The club is open!" No other phrase out of Robert Pollard's mouth ever rang quite so true. The once-again-former Guided By Voices frontman deals almost…
Chris DeVille | April 3, 2015 - 10:37 am
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Bee Thousand Turns 20

Like Mormonism, Guided By Voices worship is practiced worldwide, but the literal and spiritual homeland is especially dense with the faithful. Whereas all things LDS…
Chris DeVille | June 20, 2014 - 11:35 am
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Stream Guided By Voices Please Be Honest

The new Guided By Voices album Please Be Honest is a curious beast. For one thing, frontman Robert Pollard hasn't really reunited the band, which…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2016 - 11:02 am
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Guided By Voices – “My Zodiac Companion”

Last month, we reported that Guided By Voices are reuniting to headline Calgary's Sled Island Music Festival this summer. But it's not the same classic…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2016 - 1:42 pm
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Robert Pollard – “I Can Illustrate”

'90s lo-fi heroes Guided By Voices (or a new GBV lineup, anyway) are coming back again this summer; they're booked to headline Calgary's Sled Island…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2016 - 11:12 am

Guided By Voices Reunite, Again, Kind Of

LOL WTF, GBV? Ohio indie-rock heroes Guided By Voices hung it up very ceremoniously on New Year's Eve 2004, reunited with even more fanfare in…
Chris DeVille | February 9, 2016 - 2:55 pm
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Robert Pollard – “My Daughter Yes She Knows” (Stereogum Premiere)

You don't need a blog post to tell you Robert Pollard is releasing a new album soon -- that's just a perpetual fact of life…
Chris DeVille | January 13, 2016 - 10:02 am
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Members Of The Hold Steady, Guided By Voices, Swans, Autre Ne Veut, & More Forming New Bands For Brooklyn Rock Lottery

The Brooklyn iteration of the Rock Lottery is returning for the sixth time this year, with everything is going down next month on 12/12 at…
James Rettig | November 25, 2015 - 11:23 am
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Yo La Tengo, Guided By Voices, Real Estate Contribute To Benefit For Surfer Blood’s Thomas Fekete

Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year, and the music community has rallied around him, but the road hasn't been…
James Rettig | November 11, 2015 - 1:57 pm

Ricked Wicky – “Poor Substitute” (Stereogum Premiere)

Is the Earth still spinning? Check. Is Robert Pollard's heart still beating? Check. Then you can be sure a new batch of brilliantly demented lo-fi…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2015 - 11:27 am

Watch Ben Gibbard Cover Guided By Voices’ “Tractor Rape Chain”

"Tractor Rape Chain" is one of the most classic songs on Bee Thousand, one of Guided By Voices' most classic albums. And even though the…
Chris DeVille | March 27, 2015 - 4:04 pm
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Robert Pollard – “Up And Up And Up”

Former Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard has been unleashing material on his own ever since the band officially called it quits in September of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 16, 2015 - 3:19 pm
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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I've put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year's band breakups. It's a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side.
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm
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Ricked Wicky (Robert Pollard) – “Mobility”

Less than a month ago, Guided By Voices announced their for-real-this-time breakup, and it probably shouldn't suprise anyone that frontman Robert Pollard already has a…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2014 - 12:28 pm

Guided By Voices Break Up (Again)

Guided By Voices already broke up once, and very ceremoniously so, with a lengthy 2004 farewell tour culminating in a New Year's Eve blowout in…
Chris DeVille | September 18, 2014 - 5:38 pm
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Dogfish Head Debuts Guided By Voices Beer Called BEER Thousand

Just in time for the 20th anniversary of Guided By Voices' landmark Bee Thousand, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is releasing a GBV tribute beer called…
Chris DeVille | June 20, 2014 - 1:53 pm
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Guided By Voices – “Bad Love Is Easy To Do” Video (Feat. Katy Goodman)

"Bad Love Is Easy To Do," the lead single from Guided By Voices' Cool Planet, now has a video featuring comedians Rob Corddry, Brian Huskey,…
Chris DeVille | June 4, 2014 - 11:37 am
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Watch The White House’s GBV Stan Jay Carney Introduce Them In D.C.

On Friday night, Guided By Voices stan and White House press secretary Jay Carney introduced the band at a sold-out show in Washington, D.C. Carney…
James Rettig | May 26, 2014 - 1:36 pm
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Guided By Voices – “Table At Fool’s Tooth”

You didn't really think we'd make it to summer without a second Guided By Voices album this year, did you? The lo-fi legends are back…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2014 - 11:02 am
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