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Winnipeg Sun December 15 2000    

Holiday Shopping Guide

By Darryl  Sterdan

Guided By Voices: Suitcase (Rockathon)
Number of Discs: Four.

What You Get: The motherlode of indie rock -- 100, count 'em, 100 unreleased
songs by Robert Pollard, the prolific and influential singer-songwriter and
benevolent dictator of these Dayton, Ohio, underground legends.

What You Don't Get: A bad song in the bunch. Or a great-sounding one --
nearly all these tracks, like most GBV fare, was recorded in crappy studios
or Pollard's basement. But then, that's part of the charm.

Buy it For the Relative Who: Reads CMJ and shops at The Cellar.