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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

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…
Marc Hogan / January 4, 2012

Review: Guided by Voices, ‘Let’s Go Eat the Factory’

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: December 20, 2012Label: Guided By Voices Inc.You almost could hear Bob Pollard sigh when last year's reunion dates with…
Steve Kandell / December 20, 2011

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…
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 (plus…
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)…
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…
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…
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 Las…
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 in…
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…
Peter Gaston / June 29, 2010
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