News

Jan 25, 2017

Guided By Voices' frontman Robert Pollard is certainly known for being prolific, both with Guided By Voices and his various solo and side projects, but anyone keeping count will realize that his next album will be his 100th LP release.  More

Nov 08, 2016

Rogue Wave have covered Guided By Voices' "Vote For Me Dummy" as part of the "30 Days, 30 Songs" (now expanded to 50 songs) anti-Trump campaign put together by author/publisher Dave Eggers and Death Cab for Cutie manager Jordan Kurland.  More

Real Estate, Yo La Tengo, Cults, Drums, and More Donate Songs to Aid Surfer Blood’s Thomas Fekete

Guided By Voices, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Others Also Aid in Cancer Appeal

Nov 11, 2015

Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete has been battling a rare and aggressive form of cancer. His health insurance has been covering more than six months of regular chemotherapy treatments, but does not cover an alternative treatment plan he's also been undergoing. As Fekete is unable to work and tour he's been relying on fan and friend donations to his GoFundMe page to help pay for treatments. More

Guided By Voices Call it Quits

Final Shows Canceled

Sep 18, 2014

We all knew it couldn’t last forever right? A half-dozen albums after their reunion, Guided By Voices has called it a day. More

Guided By Voices Announce New Album “Cool Planet”

Due Out May 13 Via Guided By Voices Inc

Apr 03, 2014

A new Guided by Voices album? What are the odds? The ever prolific bunch will release Cool Planet on the band’s own Guided By Voices Inc imprint.  More

Listen: Guided By Voices - “Littlest League Possible”

New Album Motivational Jumpsuit Out Feb. 18

Nov 27, 2013

On Feb. 18 Guided by Voices will add to their ever-expanding catalogue of work with a brand new album, Motivational Jumpsuit. More

Guided By Voices Announce New Album

English Little League Out April 30

Dec 21, 2012

To the surprise of absolutely no one Guided by Voices have announced the arrival of a new album in 2013. More

Guided By Voices Announce More Tour Dates

Includes CBGB and DeLuna Festivals

May 18, 2012

Attempting to keep pace with the trio of albums scheduled for release this year, the reunited Guided By Voices have announced a number of additional tour dates to their itinerary. More

Listen: Guided by Voices - “Class Clown Spots a UFO”

Title Track Off This Year's Second Album

May 10, 2012

With their latest LP Let's Go Eat the Factory released back in January, Guided by Voices are poised to release the second of three albums this year with Class Clown Spots a UFO. More

Guided By Voices Announces Yet Another Album For 2012

Bears for Lunch Would Be Third Release This Year

Apr 20, 2012

Guided by Voices has already been super busy in the studio this year. Their next record, Class Clown Spots a UFO has had its release date pushed back to June 12 due to the success of their previous record, Let's Go Eat the Factory, which was released in January. More

Mar 09, 2012

Guided by Voices' new single, "Keep it in Motion" has been released online. It is the first single from their new album, Class Clown Spots A UFO, the follow-up to their previous release, Let's Go Eat The Factory which came out last January. More

Watch: Guided By Voices Play “Letterman”

Perform "The Unsinkable Fats Domino”

Jan 04, 2012

Last night a reunited Guided By Voices visited the Ed Sullivan Theater to play The Late Show with David Letterman, performing the track "The Unsinkable Fats Domino" off the band's latest album Let's Go Eat the FactoryMore

Stream Guided By Voices’ New Album

Let’s Go Eat The Factory Out Jan. 1

Dec 19, 2011

Ringing in the new year, lo-fi pop icons Guided by Voices are scheduled to release their 16th studio album, Let's Go Eat the Factory, the first to feature the band's original lineup since 1996. More

Listen: Guided by Voices Single “The Unsinkable Fats Domino”

Included on Forthcoming Let’s Go Eat the Factory

Oct 26, 2011

Today, Guided by VoicesRobert Pollard posted single "The Unsinkable Fats Domino" on his website. We have the MP3. More

Guided By Voices Release New Album

Let’s Go Eat The Factory Out January 1 Via Guided By Voices, Inc.

Oct 12, 2011

After reuniting and touring for the past year, Guided By Voices have announced the release of their new full-length album, Let's Go Eat The Factory. More

Sep 21, 2011

‘Cause everyone loves the classic formula (did you hear that Facebook?) Guided By Voices reunited earlier this year with their original line-up (Rob Pollard, Tobin Sprout, Greg Demos, Mitch Mitchell, and Kevin Fennell, for all you keeping score.) That apparently went according to plan, as the band has announced a new album is on the way.  More

Robert Pollard Returns with Solo Album

'Lord Of The Birdcage' Drops June 7

May 02, 2011

Move over, Guided By Voices reunion tour—frontman Robert Pollard also has a full-length album in store for 2011. More

Blitzen Trapper Announces Fall Tour Dates

Includes Shows with Avi Buffalo, Who are Too Young to Legally Drink, and Guided By Voices, Who, Well....

Aug 04, 2010

Portland's Blitzen Trapper have announced more dates in support of their fourth album, Destroyer of the Void, released June 8 on Sub Pop. Included are shows with labelmates Avi Buffalo and recently reunited road warriors Guided By Voices. We have the dates. More

Jul 15, 2010

In June, Robert Pollard made the Herculean announcement that the '90s lo-fi pop/indie group Guided By Voices, would reunite in its mid-90s "classic lineup" form to play at Matador's 21st anniversary festival in Las Vegas. He won't stop there though. Pollard announced on his website today, that same lineup will head out on a full U.S. tour this fall. More

Matador Records’ 21st Birthday Party in Vegas to Feature Guided By Voices Original Lineup

Other “Attendees” Include Pavement, Sonic Youth, Bell & Sebastian, and Cat Power

Jun 30, 2010

In the grand tradition of 21-year-olds everywhere, Matador Records is heading to Las Vegas to celebrate their 21st birthday October 1-3rd.  We have the impressive birthday concert lineup.  More


Interviews

Robert Pollard: A Portrait of the Artist

A Report from Pollard's New York City Art Show, August 28, 2010

Sep 10, 2010

On the final night of his New York City art show, The Public Hi-Fi Balloon, Robert Pollard agreed to give Under the Radar a glimpse into the process of his collage work and explain what's behind his other artistic passion. More

Nov 01, 2007

Say what you will about Robert Pollard, but the ex-Guided By Voices frontman is certainly never lacking for ideas. More


Reviews

Warp and Woof

Warp and Woof

GBV Inc.

May 15, 2019

On their 300th full-length album this month, Robert Pollard's erstwhile gang Guided By Voices throw out a 126,000 track nonuple album that's as good as anything, nothing, or maybe everything, they've ever released, not released, or even thought about. More

Space Gun

Space Gun

Guided By Voices Inc.

Mar 27, 2018

It must be tough to keep everything fresh when it's your 26th album. Guided By Voices sidestep this onerous task by making the same one over again, bringing out different facets and refining it, until it's time to have a rethink.  More

August By Cake

August By Cake

Guided By Voices Inc.

Apr 12, 2017

August By Cake is Robert Pollard's 100th album, and a double album to boot. Not only that but a great double album. It's amazing how Pollard still manages to mine new ground in the classic rock and pop vein, here big on the '70s, without simply rehashing old material.  More

Guided By Voices: The Paradise, Boston, MA, July 11, 2016

Jul 19, 2016

Two and a half hours. 50 songs. People were complaining it was $35 a ticket but break that down and it's 23 cents a minute, for two and half hours of Pure Rock 'N' Roll. Robert Pollard's still got the pipes and the poses. And made great use of them without any sign of flagging during the entire striped-white-jet-powered show. More

Class Clown Spots a UFO

Class Clown Spots a UFO

Guided By Voices, Inc.

Jun 12, 2012

It's difficult to put a new Guided By Voices album into context these days. Robert Pollard has established a particular context of his own, individualistic and idiosyncratic as it may be. All jokes about Pollard's incredible productivity aside, suffice it to say that Class Clown Spots a UFO is the newly re-formed GBV's second album of 2012. And it's not as good as the first. More

Let’s Go Eat the Factory

Let’s Go Eat the Factory

Guided By Voices, Inc.

Jan 04, 2012

It's about time! After a 15 year hiatus, the "classic lineup" of Guided By Voices-Robert Pollard, Tobin Sprout, Mitch Mitchell, Greg Demos, and Kevin Fennellhas finally returned to the studio for its first album of new material since 1996's Under the Bushes, Under the Stars. More

Guided by Voices at Terminal 5, NYC

November 7th, 2010

Nov 24, 2010

If Robert Pollard is anything, he’s prolific. He’s released several discs of music each year for the past two decades under at least a dozen names, founded a handful of record labels, published one literary magazine, a book of collage work and a couple spoken word albums, and written more than a thousand songs during his career. More

Guided By Voices at the Trocadero Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, November 6, 2010

November 7th, 2010

Nov 15, 2010

If anyone doubted the popular importance of the recent Guided By Voices reunion, he or she would only have had to witness the line around the block in front of Philadelphia's Trocadero Theater on November 6 an hour prior to showtime. More