Tag Archives: Guided by Voices

GBV Bassist Wipes Out on Letterman

Jake and I were just talking yesterday about how lame and sterile live TV appearances have become (compared to this). From lip-synching to flawless choreography to note-for-note playback of their latest singles, artists hawking their wares on TV have become a bore. Except for Guided By Voices. Watch Pollard and crew jumble through their perfectly … Continue reading GBV Bassist Wipes Out on Letterman

Wasted: Guided By Voices Keep Playing

Guided By Voices The Intersection, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 26, 2003 We took our seats as the opening act was setting up. The Intersection is a nice little venue with a well-stocked bar and a relaxed atmosphere. Not the cozy old shithole it was before relocating, but still a good place to see a show. … Continue reading Wasted: Guided By Voices Keep Playing

Forever Since Breakfast: The Rolling Stones vs. Guided By Voices

Which bunch of aging rockers is worth it? This summer, prepare yourself for a man older than most wearing clothing he probably shouldn’t. That’s right. In honor of his band’s upcoming 40th anniversary club jaunt, Mick Jagger moved a chair into his upstairs hallway, pried open that tiny door in the ceiling, unfolded the ladder, … Continue reading Forever Since Breakfast: The Rolling Stones vs. Guided By Voices