Posts tagged "Guided by Voices"

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…
By: 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 heroe…
By: 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…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 4, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1994

Courtney takes the cake, while Beck can't lose. [This list was originally published in the December 1994 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 26, 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Steve Kandell / July 13, 2012

Watch the ‘Unsinkable’ Guided by Voices Rock ‘Letterman’

A precious few indie bands are as unashamed of onstage theatrics as Guided byVoices. The reunited Ohio rockers brought out all their rambunctious glory last…
By: Marc Hogan / January 4, 2012
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