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The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 100-81
5 Oct 2014 // 9:14 PM
PopMatters' picks for the best albums of the 2000s begins with a series of albums that spans epic metal, ornate indie folk, and a terrifying work of electronic music.
Keep It in Motion: An Interview with Guided by Voices' Tobin Sprout
28 Apr 2013 // 6:14 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.
Guided By Voices: August By Cake
6 Apr 2017 // 9:15 PM
Setting “Pollard’s 100th LP” up as a historic marker may set up expectations the album isn’t prepared to deliver. At this point, it’s best to think of his discography as a raging river -- jump in, hold in for as long as you can handle it.
Guided by Voices: Please Be Honest
25 Apr 2016 // 2:32 AM
Guided by Voices keep doing whatever it is they've been doing.
Losing My Religion: Revealing the Hollow Reality of Lo-Fi
23 Jul 2010 // 2:00 AM
This whole lo-fi thing, in its current form, is an affectation—a performance, a pose, the indie community’s response to “Vogue”. And this upcoming Guided By Voices tour will only enhance the performative aspects of the supposedly authentic aesthetic they have been championed for canonizing.
4Knots Music Festival Reaches NYC's Shore Saturday (Preview)
6 Jul 2016 // 3:40 AM
4Knots makes land at South Street Seaport with Guided by Voices, The Strumbellas and more on Saturday.