Robert Pollard
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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for April 2015
2 Apr 2015 // 8:10 PM

The latest "Listening Ahead" provides an early look at new albums from Built to Spill, Speedy Ortiz, and Waxahatchee.

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for July 2013
27 Jun 2013 // 5:14 PM

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


Ricked Wicky: I Sell the Circus
1 Feb 2015 // 8:05 PM

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.

Robert Pollard: Blazing Gentlemen
8 Dec 2013 // 8:06 PM

You'd think we'd run out of fresh things to find in Pollard's music by now, but Blazing Gentlemen assures us that not only is that hunt still on, but it's also still satisfying.


Losing My Religion: Revealing the Hollow Reality of Lo-Fi
23 Jul 2010 // 1:00 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.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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