Matter-eater lads

Now here’s a sight for sore eyes: Guided by Voices in its original (more or less) lineup recording Let’s Go Eat the Factory, its first new album since 1996’s Under the Bushes Under the Stars, in a basement rec room, with Robert Pollard singing in a doorway and bass player Greg Demos monitoring the TASCAM four-track cassette recording deck while sitting in a chair that appears to have been stolen from a kindergarten:


Pollard is one of the great American artists of the past 50 years, though I suspect it will be another 50 years before that begins to be acknowledged.


There are more things in heaven and earth, Lightning Boy, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

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