With a new album It’s Not Them. It Couldn’t Be Them. It Is Them! coming on GBV Inc. on October 22nd, Guided By Voices have a new album coming out. While it has all of the smoothness of a GBV Album, it definitely hits with importance. Complete with concert footage in tact their new single “Dance Of Gurus” has all of their sound with new touches to guide you through the process.
The song has an immediate live feel to it. With Pollard singing against the guitar slowing strumming, the build up is large and in your face. When the band comes in it’s quick and chaotic. The moments are on point and in the real world. While the guitar is accessible and on point, there’s plenty here that signals new tricks from the band. The band slows things down at a certain point and it shows while working its magic at the same time. As the band comes on strong, their power is revealed to us all.
The song can be heard above or wherever you stream music. The new Guided By Voices album is out October 22 on Rockathon Records. Guided By Voices is on tour tomorrow at Irving Plaza in New York, NY until April 02 at Pappy & Harriets in Pioneertown, CA. Their complete tour dates can be accessed here.
Image Credits: Photo by Trevor Naud.