Mitch Mitchell

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    March 12, 2013

    How Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf Gave England the Blues

    The American blues sound overtook England in the 1960s like no other. Limey guitar slingers like John Mayall, Peter Green and Jimmy Page worked up their tolerance to whiskey, mastered the blues scale and made more money than every American blues musician that came before them. In the early 1970s, tw ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    New Guided By Voices Album Out in January, Whee!

    Meranda Carter/OC Weekly​Yes, you read that right. Guided By Voices--made up of the "classic" lineup of Robert Pollard, Tobin Sprout, Mitch Mitchell, Greg Demos, Kevin Fennell and Jimmy Pollard, is releasing Let's Go Eat The Factory, its first album of new material in 15 years, on January 1, 2012.

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    July 8, 2010

    Weezer to Play Surfing Event

    [Mental Notes] Also, Yellow Red Sparks have residency in LA, Pinback sucked live, and Guided By Voices reunites

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    July 1, 2010

    More On Guided By Voices' "Classic" Lineup

    Bee Thousand, the best GBV album ever​[via Pitchfork]On Spinner, Guided By Voices singer Robert Pollard talked about who will be present at the Matador reunion we talked about a few days ago here. Given that GBV has always had a revolving lineup, having Tobin Sprout and Mitch Mitchell on guitar ... More >>

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    June 29, 2010

    Guided By Voices To Reunite In Vegas

    ​ I hate Las Vegas--mostly because it's ostentatious and fake, but also because I'm too broke to gamble. So I try to avoid it like the plague. Except now, Matador Records just announced that their 21st anniversary show will be held from October 1 to 3 at the Palms Casino & Resort--and Guided b ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008
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    October 5, 2000

    A Dallas Wayne Fantasy

    And a Junior Brown blowout

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    July 8, 1999

    New Adventures in Lo-Fi

    Guided By Voices takes the alterna-rock world by surprise