Guided by Voices

Stream Guided By Voices’ New Album How Do You Spell Heaven

Last month, Guided By Voices announced their 25th studio album, How Do You Spell Heaven. It's the 101st album of bandleader Robert Pollard's prolific career; needless to say, his gift for catchy, raw-edged indie rock…
Anna Gaca / July 30, 2017

Guided By Voices Announce New Album How Do You Spell Heaven, Release “Just to Show You”

It's already time for a new Guided By Voices album. How Do You Spell Heaven, the band's 25th studio album, will be out August 11. GBV's previous double album, August By Cake, was released this…
Anna Gaca / June 22, 2017

New Music: Guided by Voices – “Dr. Feelgood Falls Off the Ocean”

Guided by Voices' upcoming 24th studio LP is lead singer Robert Pollard's 100th, and though it is entitled August by Cake, it will come out…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 13, 2017

New Music: Guided By Voices Announce New Album, Which Will Be Robert Pollard’s 100th LP

Insanely prolific Ohio indie rockers Guided by Voices announced a new record earlier today. August by Cake, out April 7, will be the group’s 24th…
Taylor Berman / January 25, 2017

4Knots Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Guided By Voices, Protomartyr, Car Seat Headrest, and More

The Village Voice's sixth annual 4Knots Music Festival, taking place on July 9 at New York's South Street Seaport, has announced its initial lineup. Taking…
Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2016

Hear ‘My Zodiac Companion,’ the First New Guided By Voices Song Since the Last One

Astonishingly prolific songwriter Robert Pollard has announced a new Guided By Voices album, Please Be Honest, out April 22. In an uncommon show of restraint, the GBV…
Anna Gaca / March 11, 2016

Stream Our Playlist of the 95 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1995

It's shocking that it's somehow been twenty years since 1995, but here we are, and SPIN decided to mark the passage of time and…
James Grebey / August 6, 2015

Ben Gibbard Performed an Acoustic Cover of Guided by Voices’ ‘Tractor Rape Chain’

Death Cab for Cutie are on the cusp of releasing their new album, Kintsugi, and, while making the publicity rounds this week, frontman Ben Gibbard stopped…
Rachel Brodsky / March 27, 2015

Guided by Voices Break Up Just in Time for Their Fall Tour

Guided by Voices are, once again, no more. Robert Pollard's band featured quite a rotating cast before splitting in 2004, but the Dayton lo-fi heroes…
Chris Martins / September 18, 2014

Guided By Voices Declare ‘Bad Love Is Easy to Do’ on ‘Cool Planet’ Duet

Guided By Voices just dropped a new album last month, but the restless lo-fi heroes already have a successor on the way. GBV will follow…
Kyle McGovern / March 4, 2014

Stream Robert Pollard’s Up-the-Gut Grinder ‘Blazing Gentlemen’

Robert Pollard claims that in creating Blazing Gentlemen, he's "figured out how to write a song after 55 years." That is, of course, an absurd claim…
Chris Martins / December 3, 2013

Guided by Voices Drummer Booted Out of Band After Failed Kit Auction

Guided by Voices drummer Kevin Fennell recently put his drum kit up for auction on eBay, offering fans a chance to own a small piece…
Kyle McGovern / October 24, 2013

Guided By Voices’ Drummer Puts Kit on eBay for As-Yet-Unbiddable Amount

Guided By Voices have famously made a career of achieving classic-rock glory on a beer-guzzling, home-recording Midwestern indie band's budget. Their drummer, Kevin Fennell, must…
Marc Hogan / October 18, 2013

Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield Talks Tragic Women and Twee Pop

After four years grinding out hooky punk songs as P.S. Eliot, Birmingham, Alabama-born twin sisters Allison and Katie Crutchfield went their separate ways at the…
Colin Joyce / February 15, 2013

Listen to Robert Pollard’s 447th Great Song This Year, ‘Who’s Running My Ranch’

Seems weird to say that 2012 could be the most impressive year of Bob Pollard’s patently ridiculous career, but after two way-better-than-anyone-could-have-expected — and criminally…
Steve Kandell / July 13, 2012
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