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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

The Anniversary

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

The Anniversary

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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Rogue Wave – “Vote For Me Dummy” (Guided By Voices Cover)

Indie-rock quartet Rogue Wave have contributed a cover of Guided By Voices' "Vote For Me Dummy" to 30 Days, 30 (now 50) Songs, a playlist…
Bruce Hamilton | November 8, 2016 - 4:21 pm

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Tobin Sprout – “Future Boy Today/Man Of Tomorrow”

Tobin Sprout was the Scottie Pippen to Bob Pollard's Michael Jordan in the mid-'90s iteration of Guided By Voices, contributing some of the finest songs…
Chris DeVille | November 8, 2016 - 9:56 am

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Doug Gillard Rejoins Guided By Voices, Starts Another New Band With Robert Pollard Called ESP Ohio

2016 has been a big year for fans of Robert Pollard (though really, isn't every year?). He re-reactivated Guided By Voices after they broke up…
Pranav Trewn | July 25, 2016 - 3:27 pm

Watch The “Reunited” Guided By Voices Play “Game Of Pricks” In Dayton

Guided By Voices are "reuniting" again -- but rather than reassembling the classic mid-'90s lineup as with GBV's 2010 reunion, this time Robert Pollard is…
Chris DeVille | June 24, 2016 - 10:30 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Anniversary

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

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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