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Boston Spaceships

After disbanding Guided by Voices past due in 2004, the ever prolific and busy Robert Pollard done solo projects, setup his own Guided by Voices label, and nursed several GBV assorted items through the pipeline prior to starting a fresh band, Boston Spaceships, with Chris Slusarenko (the Takeovers, Sprinkler) and John Moen (the Decemberists, the Dharma Bums). The music group played just seventeen concert events total throughout their tenure, existing mainly as a documenting project aside from a single brief tour in nov 2008. Functioning Pollard’s familiar but skewed undertake past garage area and pop designs, Boston Spaceships released Dark brown Submarine in 2008 and Planets Are Blasted and No to 99 in ’09 2009, all on Pollard’s Led by Voices imprint. Our Cubehouse Still Stones followed this year 2010. The trio reconvened in 2011 to record ALLOW IT Beard, a 70 minute epic recording that includes acoustic guitar function by Colin Newman of Wire, J. Mascis of Dinosaur Jr., Steve Wynn from the Wish Syndicate, and Mick Collins from the Dirtbombs. Following epic range of ALLOW IT Beard, Pollard split up the music group in 2011, choosing they could hardly ever best the grandeur of their last album. A greatest of collection properly titled Greatest Strikes of Boston Spaceships found its way to 2012.

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