This week's Top Five are from Left of the Dial Records, 1065 Pacific Coast Highway in Seal Beach, (562) 598-3666. The prized number-one spot this is awarded to David Bowie's iconic concept album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.
Meranda Carter/OC WeeklyYes, 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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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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