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Instant Empire: Lamplight Lost

Instant Empire's debut manages to hit a sweet spot where jagged edges meet smooth melodies.

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John Vanderslice: Romanian Names

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

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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.

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John Vanderslice: Emerald City

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

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Alias: Collected Remixes

It's a good thing that what we'll remember are the bookends.

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John Vanderslice

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

Chris Gray
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John Vanderslice: Pixel Revolt

Welcoming new literary characters into the world, in the form of a song... they could entertain you for years.

Jill LaBrack
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John Vanderslice: Cellar Door

John Vanderslice has created an album that's mechanically precise, yet emotionally warm, and he's given us characters who we'd rather avoid, but can't help caring about.

Justin Cober-Lake

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