Guided By Voices

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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

In Memoriam

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

More Guided By Voices stories

Guided By Voices – “Cohesive Scoops”

Guided By Voices are so endlessly prolific that they can't quite hold to their promise to only release one album in a year. Back in…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2018 - 9:32 am

Guided By Voices – “You Own The Night”

Robert Pollard vowed to only release one new Guided By Voices album in 2018 and dedicate the rest of the year to touring, and that…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2018 - 5:05 pm

Tim Allen Discusses His Love For The Paintings Of Guided By Voices’ Tobin Sprout

Aaaooougggghhh? From Home Improvement to his current sitcom Last Man Standing, Tim Allen has carved out a reputation as an anti-intellectual type, a performative macho…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2018 - 11:32 am

Stream Guided By Voices How Do You Spell Heaven

How Do You Spell Heaven is the third album since Dayton indie rock institution Guided By Voices returned from their second breakup last year. It's…
Margaret Farrell | July 31, 2017 - 12:01 pm

Guided By Voices – “Just To Show You”

Guided By Voices have announced yet another new album, How Do You Spell Heaven, due out in August. It'll be GBV's second LP of 2017…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 11:30 am

Watch R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Read A Book At His Birthday Party In New Eyelids Video

R.E.M.'s Peter Buck produced or, the upcoming LP by Eyelids, a Portland-based band that features current and former members of the Decemberists, Guided By Voices,…
Peter Helman | April 17, 2017 - 10:21 pm

Stream Guided By Voices August By Cake

August By Cake is Guided By Voices' first-ever double LP, and Robert Pollard's 100th album overall. That's a lot of albums! How many albums have…
James Rettig | April 3, 2017 - 3:40 pm

Guided By Voices – “5° On The Inside” Video

Guided By Voices are releasing a new album, August By Cake, in a couple of weeks -- it's the band's first-ever double-LP and Robert Pollard's…
James Rettig | March 27, 2017 - 3:24 pm

Guided By Voices – “Dr. Feelgood Falls Off The Ocean”

A good Guided By Voices song hits you like the blood rushing back in after your arm falls asleep. The latest single off the forthcoming…
Pranav Trewn | March 13, 2017 - 1:24 pm

Guided By Voices – “Hiking Skin”

Guided By Voices have announced the upcoming spring release of their new LP August By Cake, which will mark the Ohio band's first double-LP, their…
Pranav Trewn | January 25, 2017 - 12:20 pm

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


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


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
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