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Before Computers (Styles We Paid For Demos)

Robert Pollard

Released: 01/19/2021
Format: Digital
Label: Rockathon Records
Catalog #:
Country: U.S.A.
Items: 1
# Tracks: 15
Front Cover
This digital release was part of the one-year HOT FREAKS subscription started during the 2020 pandemic that delivered weekly emails on Tuesdays that contained sneak previews of brand new songs, plus rarities, never-before-heard tracks, demos, live concert recordings, rare photos and videos, recording secrets, exclusive swag offers, and many more surprises from deep within the Guided By Voices vaults. HOT FREAKS subscription cost was $100 for one year for exclusive access to downloads and streaming content (with easy-to-use apps for phones or computer).

HOT FREAKS - Week 36

Robert Pollard
Before Computers

15 boombox demos that would become Guided By Voices' Styles We Paid For LP

All songs written by Robert Pollard

MP3 or WAV download.
Before Computers (Styles We Paid For Demos)
1.   Megaphone Riley [Demo] 1:54
2.   They Dont' Play The Drums Anymore [Demo] 2:10
3.   Slaughterhouse [Demo] 4:34
4.   Endless Sea Food [Demo] 2:54
5.   Mr. Child [Demo] 3:12
6.   Stops [Demo] 2:02
7.   War Of The Devils [Demo] 2:26
8.   Electronic Windows To Nowhere [Demo] 1:54
9.   Never Abandon Ship [Demo] 1:55
10.  Roll Me To Heaven [Demo] 2:14
11.  In Calculus Stratagem [Demo] 2:01
12.  Crash At Lake Placebo [Demo] 2:48
13.  Liquid Kid [Demo] 3:25
14.  Time Without Looking [Demo] 1:39
15.  When Growing Was Simple [Demo] 2:19
Total Length: 37:27
Album Credits
Role Name
Publisher Needmore Songs
Songwriter Robert Pollard