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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 Bud Light. These ads tend to feature the hip hop star in a white suit and dark shades, holding a condensation-dripping bottle of Anheuser-Busch’s biggest seller, surrounded by women wearing… More »

“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 exclusively in the surreal, but the climactic lyric from Alien Lanes opener “A Salty Salute” is ridiculously literal coming from a band known for marathon three-hour sets anywhere American lager… More »

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 originate from Utah, the heart of GBV nation is Ohio. We Ohio indie-rock fans are extremely proud of our favorite sons, so much so that our state produces an innumerable… More »

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Stereogum x Amazon MP3 Friendly Deals #1: Guided By Voices’ Bee Thousand

Today we announce a partnership that brings you classic indie rock albums at hugely discounted prices. Every week, is letting us select one album
Scott Lapatine | November 9, 2008 - 7:44 pm

Throw Me The Statue Take Away On A Ferry

In a chillier Take Away, BTW Throw Me The Statue bundle up and hop on a ferry outside of Seattle to play two of our…
brandon | February 21, 2008 - 1:56 pm

Pollard Poll

Yesterday, Billboard reported that perpetual work-horse Robert Pollard is taking an indefinite hiatus from touring so that he can, yup, release more songs! He explained:…
Stereogum | December 1, 2006 - 2:10 pm
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