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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

More Robert Pollard stories

ESP Ohio – “Lithuanian Bombshells”

Robert Pollard has kept active since sort of re-rebooting Guided By Voices with Doug Gillard. GBV dropped their latest album, Please Be Honest, this past…
Collin Robinson | September 8, 2016 - 3:51 pm

Premiere

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

Robert Pollard – “What Begins On New Years Day”

Yep, that's right, it's already time for holiday music. In a few days, Amazon is putting out their Indie For The Holidays playlist, a collection…
Peter Helman | November 16, 2015 - 11:01 pm

Ricked Wicky – “Poor Substitute” Video (Feat. Rob & Nate Corddry, Matt Jones, & Seth Morris)

Ever since they officially broke up (again) last year, Guided By Voices' Robert Pollard has kept extremely busy. He's been releasing songs under his own…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 29, 2015 - 11:30 am

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

Ricked Wicky (Robert Pollard) – “Tomfoole Terrific” (Stereogum Premiere)

Even though Guided By Voices officially broke up last fall, former frontman Robert Pollard has been releasing plenty of material to fill some of that…
Lisa Brown | June 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

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

Sweet Apple – “Reunion” (Feat. Robert Pollard) Video

Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis leads the riff-rock side project Sweet Apple, but the band's namesake is Dave Sweetapple, the Witch member who also plays in…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2014 - 12:05 pm

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

Cocktails – “Bob Pollard’s Mind” (Stereogum Premiere)

San Francisco rockers Cocktails play what Father/Daughter Records calls "no-frills blue collar power-pop," and they do it well. Next month the label will release a…
Chris DeVille | May 12, 2014 - 11:06 am

Robert Pollard Discusses His Historic No-Hitter

As a songwriter, Guided By Voices leader Robert Pollard is not known for his batting average; when he hits, he hits big, but you have…
Chris DeVille | January 31, 2014 - 6:07 pm

Robert Pollard – “Tonight’s The Rodeo”

Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard has another new album on the way (following Honey Locust Honky Tonk and Mouseman Cloud earlier this year) titled…
Miles Bowe | September 26, 2013 - 10:38 am

Guided By Voices, Robert Pollard, Circus Devils Prep New LPs

Robert Pollard completists, prepare to update your spreadsheets and add a new display case to your "Uncle Bob" room. In keeping with his prolific rep,…
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2013 - 9:57 am
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