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GLEN CAMPBELL

GLEN CAMPBELL
GLEN CAMPBELL – Feature from Jul/Aug 2011 Issue GLEN CAMPBELL A pop and country legend wraps up an astonishing career on his own terms Glen Campbell was recording his new album, Ghost on the Canvas, when producer Julian Raymond handed him a guitar he’d never played before. The Country Music Hall of Famer cradled the Gibson 335 and “whipped out the solo like he’d been playing it his whole life,” says Raymond, looking at Campbell with a sense... 

ROBERT POLLARD

ROBERT POLLARD
ROBERT POLLARD Honey Locust Honky Tonk [GBV] Somehow, in between the 57 or so Guided by Voices albums he’s recorded over the past year and a half, Robert Pollard found time to make his 23rd solo record. But despite its title, Honey Locust Honky Tonk isn’t the super-prolific singer-songwriter’s traditional country music addition to his vast catalog. (The only thing vaguely country is the cowboy hat Pollard sports on the album’s cover and the... 

GUIDED BY VOICES

GUIDED BY VOICES
GUIDED BY VOICES Class Clown Spots a UFO [Guided by Voices Inc.] You’d think Robert Pollard had something to prove. Although the singer and songwriter kept plenty busy on his own during (and after) Guided by Voices’ 2004-2010 hiatus, he seems to have barely dipped into his always-towering stockpile of songs. The band’s latest is the second of three albums planned for release this year, and it’s trademark GBV: 21 songs in 39 minutes, from fragmentary... 

ROBERT POLLARD + We All Got Out of the Army

ROBERT POLLARD + We All Got Out of the Army
ROBERT POLLARD We All Got Out of the Army robertpollard.net For his latest, former Guided By Voices leader Robert Pollard sets aside aliases such as Circus Devils, Airport 5 and Go Back Snowball to operate under his own moniker. That said, the man’s so prolific that the multiple monikers are a necessity if anyone wants to keep some sort of order. The Ohio native’s latest finds him busy as ever, cranking out 17 tracks of angular, edgy pop whose... 
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