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Monday, February 2 2015

Ricked Wicky: I Sell the Circus

I Sell the Circus, Robert Pollard's first album with his new band, makes a convincing argument for Ricked Wicky as a powerful rock band.

Thursday, June 27 2013

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for July 2013

Among July's most compelling releases are the return of the Scud Mountain Boys and reissues of Mountain Goats and White Fence albums.

Sunday, April 28 2013

Keep It in Motion: An Interview with Guided by Voices’ Tobin Sprout

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.

Tuesday, January 18 2011

Robert Pollard: Space City Kicks

This album continues a now long and impressive run of solid records, but it might be remembered more as a curious companion piece to this classic GBV tour.

Tuesday, September 7 2010

Boston Spaceships: Our Cubehouse Still Rocks

Our Cubehouse Still Rocks is a record of propulsion, something that can be defined not only in the fast-paced, fist-in-the-air anthems that Uncle Bob has penned for this album, but in the lyrical concerns as well.

Sunday, February 21 2010

The Devil Went Home and Puked: Robert Pollard’s Rock Show

Sorry Guided By Voices fans, but there's no nice way to put it: this tedious, bewildering, and often unwatchable collage of rare home video footage of Dayton's favorite indie rock heroes is just flat out terrible.

Monday, January 19 2009

Robert Pollard: The Crawling Distance

Recently, Pollard seems to have been jolted back to life, and that continues with The Crawling Distance, his most consistent and energetically infectious group of songs in a decade.

Thursday, September 18 2008

Boston Spaceships: Brown Submarine

Robert Pollard's best album may still be in the future, and may be born of the past.

Wednesday, May 28 2008

Robert Pollard: Robert Pollard Is Off to Business

Rather than spit out 22 short, uneven songs, Pollard focuses on 10 with his new album, and delivers some of his best post-GBV work.

Wednesday, February 20 2008

Robert Pollard: Superman was a Rocker

Mining his old tapes for hidden gems is an interesting idea, but Pollard's idea is only as good as its execution.

Robert Pollard: Crickets (Reviews) [15.Jul.07]
Robert Pollard: Silverfish Trivia (Capsule Reviews) [1.Apr.07]
Robert Pollard: Normal Happiness (Reviews) [18.Oct.06]
Robert Pollard: Fiction Man (Reviews) [23.May.04]
Robert Pollard: Motel of Fools (Reviews) [30.Jan.03]
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