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Keep It in Motion: An Interview with Guided by Voices' Tobin Sprout | 28 Apr 2013 // 5:14 PM

Tobin Sprout has been one of the most important songwriting voices for a long while, part of Guided By Voices' "classic lineup" if you will. Now, with the band's fourth post-reunion album just getting released, Sprout talks to PopMatters about why he left the band to begin with, being inspired by Brian Epstein's death, and his surprising side-career with children's literature.


Obits: Beds and Bugs | 19 Sep 2013 // 9:04 PM

More bare bones, straight-ahead garage rock from the Brooklyn band.

No Age: An Object | 20 Aug 2013 // 5:05 PM

Drums and guitar duo No Age strip out the drums and guitar. What remains feels underdeveloped, but always interesting.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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