Our Boston.com pal Perry Eaton just posted 18 things you absolutely have to hear in Boston this summer. So naturally, I had to have him on to talk about it. We talked Guided By Voices, too, as the 20 year anniversary of one of their more legendary Boston gigs. More
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Bands with two primary songwriters can be doubly brilliant, but maintaining that delicate balance over time can be tricky. Think The Pixies, Uncle Tupelo, or even The Beatles, and consider how the personality inherently required to write a great song and front a rock band might also be the very thing that ensures the project has a definite, sooner-than-later expiration date. Guided by Voices doesn’t always have two songwriters, but many fans insist that they are at their best when they do. More
With help from comedians Rob Corddry, Brian Huskey, and Rich Fulcher–and a cameo by La Sera’s Katy Goodman–the video for “Bad Love Is Easy To Do” by Guided By Voices is both groovy and funny. See GBV for free with us on Saturday, July 12. Just click here to win tickets.
Being a superfan takes an extreme level of commitment. Not only must you know every single obscure song and fact about your idol, but you must also dedicate an insane amount of time and effort proclaiming and documenting your obsession. At least that is what Guided By Voices’ #1 fanboy seems to have done. More