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Guided by Voices

The story of Guided By Voices feels like folklore. In the early 1990s, when lucrative albums were recorded in big-budget studios, Bob Pollard, a 36-year-old fourth-grade teacher, created Bee Thousand in his Dayton, Ohio, basement, spending only a few dollars on cassettes. The album became a sensation, sealing GBV’s place in the annals of music history. The kings of lo-fi had arrived.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

Here’s some news that will not surprise you if you know anything about Robert Pollard: Guided By Voices are prepping their third album of 2020 for release in December. The upcoming Styles We Paid For joins the previously released Surrender Your Poppy Field and Mirrored Aztec to complete GBV’s 2020 triad.

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Styles We Paid For is out in December For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Earlier this month, a bunch of artists came together to release a limited-time-only benefit compilation called Good Music To Avert The Collapse Of American Democracy that was up on Bandcamp for only 24 hours before it was removed. This Friday (10/2) is Bandcamp’s next Bandcamp Friday, when the service waives their revenue share, and a…

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Guided By Voices are the perpetual motion machine of American indie rock — a band so ceaselessly and dauntingly prolific that they’ve now got their very own subscription service. Last year, Guided By Voices released three albums and ended things with a 100-song New Year’s Eve set in Los Angeles. Back in February, they dropped…

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The endlessly prolific Guided By Voices are launching a new subscription serviced called HOT FREAKS, named after a track off their classic 1994 album Bee Thousand. In a post on their website, the band says that “a weekly email will deliver sneak previews of brand new songs, plus rarities, never-before-heard tracks, demos, live concert recordings, […]

Kevin Bronson on April 2nd, 2020 Share this: Guided by Voices, 1995 (Photo by Michael Lavine) Our microwave is even begging for mercy. Here is Thursday’s dive into pandemia-ephemera: ONLINE FIND Matador Records today announced the 25th-anniversary vinyl reissue of Guided by Voices’ 1995 album “Alien Lanes,” a 28-track, 41-minute beast. If you’re still buzzing […]