My Impression Now

MAGNET asked Guided By Voices obsessives to pick their three favorite Robert Pollard records

Fred Armisen, actor/comedian/musician
Robert Pollard, Lord Of The Birdcage
Guided By Voices, August By Cake
Guided By Voices, The Bears For Lunch

Cedric Bixler-Zavala, Mars Volta
Guided By Voices, I Am A Scientist
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes
Guided By Voices, Human Amusements At Hourly Rates

Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head Brewery
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Same Place The Fly Got Smashed
Guided By Voices, Under The Bushes Under The Stars

Jay Carney, former White House press secretary
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Fast Japanese Spin Cycle
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes

Patrick Carney, Black Keys
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Mag Earwhig!
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes

Michael Cerveris, actor/musician
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Robert Pollard, Not In My Airforce
Robert Pollard And Doug Gillard, Speak Kindly Of Your Volunteer Fire Department

Paddy Considine, actor/director/writer/musician
Robert Pollard, From A Compound Eye
Boston Spaceships, Zero To 99
ESP Ohio, Starting Point Of The Royal Cyclopean

Britt Daniel, Spoon
Guided By Voices, Under The Bushes Under The Stars
Robert Pollard, Waved Out
Guided By Voices, Isolation Drills

John Davis, Lees Of Memory
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes
Lifeguards, Mist King Urth

Reuben Frank, MAGNET writer
Robert Pollard, From A Compound Eye
Guided By Voices, Universal Truths & Cycles
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand

Eleanor Friedberger, Fiery Furnaces
Guided By Voices, Vampire On Titus
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes

The Gotobeds
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Crying Your Knife Away
Guided By Voices, “Dayton, Ohio 19-Something And 5”

Albert Hammond Jr., Strokes
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Propeller
Guided By Voices, Under The Bushes Under The Stars

Matt Hickey, MAGNET contributing editor
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Under The Bushes Under The Stars
Keene Brothers, Blues And Boogie Shoes

Patterson Hood, Drive-By Truckers
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes
Guided By Voices, Under The Bushes Under The Stars
Guided By Voices, Earthquake Glue

Len Kasper, Chicago Cubs broadcaster
Guided By Voices, Mag Earwhig!
Robert Pollard, From A Compound Eye
Keene Brothers, Blues And Boogie Shoes

Tommy Keene
Guided By Voices, Mag Earwhig!
Guided By Voices, Do The Collapse
Robert Pollard, From A Compound Eye

Sean Lennon
Guided By Voices, Mag Earwhig!
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes
Robert Pollard, From A Compound Eye

Scott McCaughey, Minus 5
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Boston Spaceships, Zero To 99
Guided By Voices, Isolation Drills

Colin Meloy, Decemberists
Guided By Voices, Vampire On Titus
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Under The Bushes Under The Stars

Eric T. Miller, MAGNET editor-in-chief
Guided By Voices, Propeller
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes
Guided By Voices, Same Place The Fly Got Smashed

Thurston Moore, Sonic Youth
Guided By Voices, Propeller
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Devil Between My Toes

Jason Narducy, Split Single
Robert Pollard And Doug Gillard, Speak Kindly Of Your Volunteer Fire Department
Robert Pollard, From A Compound Eye
Robert Pollard, Is Off To Business

John Paul Pitts, Surfer Blood
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes
Guided By Voices, Isolation Drills
Guided By Voices, Please Be Honest

Lee Ranaldo, Sonic Youth
Guided By Voices, Propeller
Guided By Voices, King Shit And The Golden Boys
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand

Zach Rogue, Rogue Wave
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Robert Pollard, Not In My Airforce
Robert Pollard And Doug Gillard, Speak Kindly Of Your Volunteer Fire Department

Hobart Rowland, MAGNET writer
Keene Brothers, Blues And Boogie Shoes
Guided By Voices, Isolation Drills
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand

Phil Sheridan, MAGNET The Back Page columnist
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes
Guided By Voices, Do The Collapse

Steven Soderbergh, director/writer
Guided By Voices, Mag Earwhig!
Guided By Voices, Suitcase 2
Guided By Voices, Class Clown Spots A UFO

Patrick Stickles, Titus Andronicus
Guided By Voices, Propeller
Guided By Voices, Alien Lanes
Guided By Voices, Vampire On Titus

Matt Sweeney, Chavez
Guided By Voices, Propeller
Guided By Voices, Get Out Of My Stations / Fast Japanese Spin Cycle / The Grand Hour
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand

Jonathan Valania, MAGNET writer
Guided By Voices, Bee Thousand
Guided By Voices, Sunfish Holy Breakfast
Robert Pollard, Not In My Airforce

Michael Van Pelt, Blitzen Trapper
Lifeguards, Mist King Urth
Guided By Voices, Isolation Drills
Robert Pollard And Doug Gillard, Speak Kindly Of Your Volunteer Fire Department

Mike Watt
Richard Meltzer, Robert Pollard, Smegma & Antler The Completed Soundtrack For The Tropic Of Nipples
Guided By Voices, Forever Since Breakfast
Guided By Voices, I Am A Scientist

Jon Wurster, Superchunk
Robert Pollard, From A Compound Eye
Keene Brothers, Blues And Boogie Shoes
Robert Pollard And Doug Gillard, Speak Kindly Of Your Volunteer Fire Department

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