Guided By Voices News
ATP have announce the initial line-up for next year's instalment of I'll Be Your Mirror and, lord, it's pretty spectacular. No fannying around here as Mogwai, Guided By Voices and Slayer. Slayer, people, will be performing Reign In Blood in full, which isn't such a bad thing.»
Last week it was confirmed that the 'classic' Guided By Voices line-up would re-unite for Matador's 21st birthday party celebrations in Las Vegas later in the year. This was very much good news, considering who else was on the bill, too. See below for tha»
The 'classic' Guided By Voices line-up will reform to play a show at record label Matadaor's 21st birthday party in Las Vegas later in the year. Matador comes of age in October and, along with the GBV reunion, there will also be performances from Belle & Sebastian, Spoon, Sonic Youth, Pavement, Cat Power, Yo La Tengo The New Pornographers, Girls, Superchunk, Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, Guitar Wolf, Fucked Up, Shearwater, Harlem, Cold Cave, Kurt Vile, Jeffrey Joe Jenson and The John Spencer Blues Explosion. I think that constitutes a pretty damn cracking bill, all in all (via Pitchfork).»
Much loved scourge of the independent record shop Amazon.com has just named its top 100 indie-rock albums of all time and the results are somewhat, um, interesting. On the one hand - yay! The top three is Guided By Voices' Bee Thousand, Neutral Milk Hotel»
Portastatic the side project of Mac McCaughan of Superchunk have written a score for a Canadian film.
The score for the film 'Looking for Leonard' , directed by Steve Clark and Matthew Bissonnette, has finally been finished after two years. McCaughan told the official Portastatic website that: "It's g»
Spoon confirm a one-off date in the capital
Texas-based trio Spoon, who recently toured the US with Superchunk, and will back on the road with Guided by Voices in April, have announced they're playing a one-off date with Joel R.L. Phelps at the Borderline, London this month.