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,…
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…
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…
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 way…
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

FREE ALBUM! SPIN’s Soundtrack for Sasquatch!

The annual Sasquatch! Festival will be happening in Washington State from May 27-30, but even if you're not attending you can discover the event's 20…
By: Peter Gaston / May 20, 2011

Robert Pollard, ‘Space City Kicks’ (Guided by Voices Inc.)

Defying logic, the famously productive Robert Pollard is getting even more prolific with age. One of five Pollard-related releases slated over a ten-month stretch (plu…
By: Jon Young / January 18, 2011

‘Thriller’ Movie Planned, Robyn’s Hot’n’Heavy Video

A movie based on Michael Jackson‘s “Thriller” video is in early development. Production company GK Films (which is prepping the Freddie Mercury biopic) and…
By: SPIN Staff / October 28, 2010

Gaga & Elton, Jack White & Conan + More!

Lady Gaga and Elton John are teaming up in the studio. The duo are recording a song titled “Hello, Hello” for the Disney animated movie…
By: SPIN Staff / October 22, 2010

Guided By Voices End Matador’s B-Day Weekend

It's no stretch of the imagination to say that, for someone like Robert Pollard, reforming an incarnation of a band that existed for a couple…
By: Steve Kandell / October 4, 2010

LIVE STREAM: Matador’s 21st Birthday Vegas Bash

Vaunted indie label Matador Records is celebrating its 21st birthday with a massive bash all weekend long at the Palms Hotel & Casino in La…
By: SPIN Staff / October 1, 2010

Guided by Voices Return with Fall Tour

In late June, indie rock pioneers Guided by Voices announced that their classic, 1993-'96 lineup was reuniting to play the Matador Records 21st Birthday…
By: Eric Sundermann / July 15, 2010

Pavement, Sonic Youth Set for Matador Records Bash

Like many a college student, NYC indie label Matador Records has chosen Las Vegas as the site of their 21st birthday, and their posse of…
By: Peter Gaston / June 29, 2010

Bruce Springsteen to Play ‘Born To Run’ Album Live!

Ever get annoyed when your favorite band refuses to play their old hits? Well, Bruce Springsteen's fans in Chicago won't be facing that problem. The…
By: Rob Wohl / July 28, 2009

50 Cent, Guided by Voices Unveil Film Projects

Mos Def and Beyonce aren't the only ones with new film projects up their sleeves. Here, a recap of the latest music-meets-the-movies news:…
By: Melissa Goldstein / October 29, 2008