Guided By Voices is an American indie rock band formed in Dayton, Ohio in 1983. The band was founded by singer-songwriter Robert Pollard and has undergone numerous lineup changes throughout its career. Known for their lo-fi production and prolific output, Guided By Voices has released over 30 studio albums, making them one of the most productive bands in the indie rock scene.

The band's music is characterized by catchy melodies, unconventional song structures, and Pollard's distinctive vocals. Guided By Voices' sound draws from a wide range of influences, including classic rock, punk, and psychedelic music. Their live performances are known for their high energy and raw intensity.

Guided By Voices has achieved critical acclaim for their unique approach to songwriting and recording. The band's album "Bee Thousand" (1994) is often cited as a landmark in lo-fi indie rock, and has been included on numerous best-of lists. In addition to their studio albums, Guided By Voices has released several EPs, live albums, and compilations.

Over the years, Guided By Voices has developed a dedicated fan base and continues to tour regularly. The band's influence can be heard in the work of many contemporary indie rock artists. With their prolific output and distinctive sound, Guided By Voices remains a vital force in the indie rock scene.


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