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Polyvinyl Records is launching a 7-inch singles series featuring new material from the likes of Cloud Nothings, Mikal Cronin, John Vanderslice, Hospitality, and eight others recorded on a 4-track…   Read Story »
For reasons presumably unrelated to Davie Bowie's triumphant recent reemergence, the veteran indie singer-songwriter and studio rat John Vanderslice has covered Bowie's stone-classic 1974 album…   Read Story »
Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it…   Read Story »
John Vanderslice's White Wilderness is out this week. The Amazon MP3 version comes with an exclusive cover of Atlas Sound's "Walkabout." It was recorded with Magik*Magik Orchestra artistic director…   Read Story »
John Vanderslice always makes producing and personnel changes in addition to his usually bigger shifts in subject matter and mood from album to album. For his latest, White Wilderness, he brought in…   Read Story »
Fresh off a hailed Brooklyn-debut-as-Brooklyn-residents, San Fran transplants the morning benders release this cameo-packed live take on Big Echo's opening track "Excuses," filmed by the Yours Truly…   Read Story »
Last year, San Fran's inaugural Outside Lands festival featured Radiohead, but also power outage issues. This year: No Radiohead, but abundant electricity. Trade-offs! While Thom was twisting words…   Read Story »
When John Vanderslice did "Too Much Time" with the Magik*Magik Orchestra, we suggested that, actually, perhaps he wasn't spending enough time with the so-called "official house orchestra" of his Tiny…   Read Story »
It wouldn't be all that risky to say everyone of a certain age has a Michael Jackson moment. He was a cultural phenomenon on a much larger scale than almost anyone else making music today (in some…   Read Story »
The last time we checked in with John Vanderslice, he was having a really good day: celebrating the release of his Romanian Names LP, and his birthday, and eating a delicious looking cake. Everybody…   Read Story »