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Guided By Voices Founder Robert Pollard Keeps Cranking Out Tunesnew

Through side-project-gone-proper bands such as the Circus Devils, Pollard's knack for challenging, noise-damaged pop remains solid. When he turns 51 this Halloween, Pollard's musical projects will number in the neighborhood of 35 to 40. The latest is Boston Spaceships, which teams Pollard with Chris Slusarenko and John Moen (day job: Decemberists drummer).
The Memphis Flyer  |  Andrew Earles  |  10-10-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Sign o' the Timesnew

Trio of art school grads Times New Viking forge a new absurdist rock aesthetic—and revive the cassingle.
Columbus Alive  |  Stephen Slaybaugh  |  08-25-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

King of the Undergroundnew

Mike Rep and the Quotas’ 30 years of lo-fi music-making has included mixing with Guided By Voices and much of Ohio's musical substratum.
Columbus Alive  |  Stephen Slaybaugh  |  06-16-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Robert Pollard Disbands an Indie-Rock Institutionnew

To be sure, membership in the Guided by Voices gang has taken its creative toll on Pollard, who's obviously seeking to stretch his artistic muscles. "There's a sense of maturity and even integrity, I think, in continuing as one's own self, instead of as a gang."
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Kevin Forest Moreau  |  09-23-2004  |  Profiles & Interviews

Goodbye, Voicesnew

After decades of producing catchy indie music, Guided by Voices are calling it quits. Rockoff sends them on their way with a farewell article.
Jackson Free Press  |  Stuart Rockoff  |  09-16-2004  |  Profiles & Interviews

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