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Slick As Snails

By: Robert Pollard with Doug Gillard Appears on:  I don’t know how to properly explain it, but there’s a certain kind of magic that occurs when Robert Pollard teams up with Doug Gillard. You can hear it all over the Guided By Voices records that feature Doug as lead guitarist, on the insanely great ESP […]

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Cold Joker

By: Circus Devils Appears on:  With an output as tremendous as that of the Guided By Voices catalog, it can become a little overwhelming at times to keep up with all of Robert Pollard’s solo and side projects. I believe it’s totally forgivable to not listen to everything he churns out as soon as it’s released; […]

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Bad Love Is Easy To Do

By: Guided By Voices Appears on:  Ah, the reunion albums…each one a tall glass of refreshing new songs, full to the brim with exactly the kind of tasty hooks we’d all come to expect from Bob and the “classic lineup” of Guided By Voices. Not only that, these six albums more than proved that the […]

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Redmen And Their Wives

By: Guided By Voices Appears on:  It was during their “final” tour, in 2004, that Guided By Voices were asked to perform on the live concert television series Austin City Limits. The entire performance—full of classic tunes as well as several from their latest album, Half Smiles of the Decomposed—was released on both and in 2007 […]

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The Best Of Jill Hives

By: Guided By Voices Appears on:  During the Universal Truths and Cycles and Earthquake Glue tours, I managed to attend quite a few Guided By Voices shows. I didn’t follow them around the country, but I did head out of state a few times to see them. During this time, Nate Farley and Doug Gillard […]

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