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John Vanderslice


Sunday, July 21 2013

"I Operate Much Better When There's a Lot to Lose": An Interview with John Vanderslice

Having found a brand new sense of independence, John Vanderslice is making music directly for his fans, and speaks to PopMatters unflinchingly about his career, Kickstarter, his personal heartbreaks, and all that went into making Dagger Beach, his latest opus.

Tuesday, July 24 2007

Saving Humanity: An Interview with John Vanderslice

"I am in general very anti-government." John Vanderslice brings his political and economic sides to the fore in taking on the world's crazies.


Sunday, August 25 2013

John Vanderslice: Dagger Beach

Dagger Beach's sense of loss and experimentation makes it come across as a kind of midpoint between the Mountain Goats' Get Lonely and Devendra Banhart's Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon. It's an album that doesn't just reward several listens, it demands them.

Wednesday, February 2 2011

John Vanderslice: White Wilderness

Vanderslice's approach may be more direct here, more immediate, but the results resonate just as deeply as anything he could have worried over in the studio.

Tuesday, May 19 2009

John Vanderslice: Romanian Names

On a memorable seventh album, John Vanderslice sheds the political overtones and finds himself just as alienated as ever.

Monday, July 23 2007

John Vanderslice: Emerald City

Full of murky and beautiful songs, this should be the album John Vanderslice is remembered for.

Wednesday, December 6 2006

John Vanderslice

Is it true, what his website says, that John Vanderslice is the "friendliest guy in indie rock?"


Thursday, August 8 2013

John Vanderslice Follows Up 'Dagger Beach' with Double A-Side Single

John Vanderslice is not the type to take breaks.

Tuesday, August 4 2009

John Vanderslice & the Magik Magik Orchestra - "Promising Actress" (video)

John Vanderslice hooked up with the Magik Magik Orchestra at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music to record a live take of "Promising Actress" from 200

Saturday, July 4 2009

The Tallest Man on Earth + John Vanderslice: 23 June 2009 - Exit In, Nashville

It doesn’t help that half the audience left after the opener, one of the songwriting world’s most secret weapons, the Tallest Man on Earth.

Thursday, June 11 2009

John Vanderslice - "Too Much Time" (video)

Pure Magic. Vanderslice + Magik*Magik Orchestra perform a song off his stellar new album.

Wednesday, April 29 2009

John Vanderslice - "Too Much Time" (MP3 / tour dates)

Dead Oceans has just released a new MP3 from the upcoming John Vanderslice album Romanian Names (US: 19 May / UK: 18 May). The singer-songwriter also has a

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