Category for sites pertaining to the Dayton, Ohio band Guided by Voices, appearing on both Matador and TVT Records.
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Guided By Voices
The official site for the band, offering MP3 and wav files of GbV studio and live recordings, information on associated members' projects, photo albums, tour dates, and the latest GbV and Fading Captain series news.
Drowned in Sound
Alex Wisgard pens a very favorable review of "Half Smiles" for drownedinsound.com.
GBVDB - Guided By Voices Database
Searchable GBV discography and gigography site including side projects. Contains detailed release and song version info, images, credits, setlists, Propeller Art Gallery and other features.
Guided By Robert Pollard
An alternative to the official GbV site, with a separate photos section, an interview by John Chandler of Puncture magazine with Bob Pollard, and a "Guided by Doug Gillard" subsection with info on the guitarist/songwriter's other band experiences.
The Matador records website for Guided by Voices, the label releasing all material up to 1997 and since 2002 for the band. Includes contest, recording, merchandise and tour info.
Eric Carr's extensive review of the latest from GbV, Earthquake Glue. (Aug. 25, 2003)
Pitchfork: Half Smiles of the Decomposed
Rob Mitchum gives his extensive take on GbV's final offering as well as dissecting Robert Pollard's career. (Aug. 24, 2004)
Robert Pollard and His Soft Rock Renegades: Choreographed Man of War: Pitchfork Review
Pitchfork review of the latest Rockathon/Recordhead release by Robert Pollard, featuring the former GbV mainstays Greg Demos and Jim Macpherson. Review by Matt LeMay, who gives the effort a 7.4.
Homepage of the independent label releasing most non-Matador/TVT Guided-by-Voices-related material, including some Greg Demos material.
Salon: Sharps and Flats
A review of the Matador release "Mag Earwhig" by Mark Athitakis. Includes an .aiff version of "Bulldog Skin".
Soul Shine Magazine : Time To Say Goodbye To Guided By Voices
Canadian magazine talks about GbV's reported end.
The War Against Silence #13
TWAS, a weekly music review website, looks at 15 albums, from "Sandbox" to "Alien Lanes".