Guided By Voices have a collection of ’90s rarities called Scalping the Guru coming out on Oct. 28, but that isn’t stopping the long-running Dayton, Ohio-based rock band from announcing its 46th studio album, La La Land, which will be released on Jan. 20. Its thundering lead track, “Instinct Dwelling,” can be sampled below.
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Frontman Robert Pollard says La La Land “is somewhat of a companion piece” to GBV’s July release Tremblers and Goggles by Rank “and continues to explore a path of diversity in styles and in longer, more adventurous song structures.”
GBV has a handful of tour dates on tap through the end of the year, including shows on Nov. 26 in Boston, Dec. 2 in Philadelphia and Dec. 3 in New York with Dinosaur Jr and comedian Eugene Mirman. Pollard and company will also ring in the new year with a Dec. 27-28 and Dec. 30-31 run at SPACE in Evanston, Ill.
Guided By Voices 2022 Tour Dates
Fri, October 21 – Tulips – Dallas / Fort Worth, TX
Sat, October 22 – Mohawk – Austin, TX
Fri, November 25 – Aura – Portland, ME
Sat, November 26 – House of Blues – Boston, MA
Fri, December 2 – Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA
Sat, December 3 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY
Tue, December 27 – SPACE – Evanston, IL
Wed, December 28 – SPACE – Evanston, IL
Fri, December 30 – SPACE – Evanston, IL
Sat, December 31 – SPACE – Evanston, IL