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
Johnny Loftus checks out Guided by Voices for Motor City Rocks.
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
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