John Vanderslice
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Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 9 Articles
Blogs // 5 Articles
Media // 4 Articles
//Features

"I Operate Much Better When There's a Lot to Lose": An Interview with John Vanderslice
21 Jul 2013 // 6:14 PM

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.

Saving Humanity: An Interview with John Vanderslice
24 Jul 2007 // 6:00 PM

"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.

//Reviews

John Vanderslice: Dagger Beach
25 Aug 2013 // 6:01 PM

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.

John Vanderslice: White Wilderness
2 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM

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.

//Blogs

John Vanderslice Follows Up 'Dagger Beach' with Double A-Side Single
8 Aug 2013 // 6:00 AM

John Vanderslice is not the type to take breaks.

John Vanderslice & the Magik Magik Orchestra - "Promising Actress" (video)
4 Aug 2009 // 10:26 PM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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