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Radiohead Week

Stereogum Presents… OKX: A Tribute To OK Computer

For this #tbt chapter of Radiohead Week, we're reissuing (ha) our original track-for-track tribute to OK Computer. Stereogum's free, downloadable compilation was released in July…
Scott Lapatine | March 12, 2015 - 12:15 pm
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Best Covers

Download Ben Gibbard & Death Cab For Cutie’s Best Cover Songs

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
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2011 - 11:35 am
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Progress Report

Progress Report: John Vanderslice

NAME: John Vanderslice PROGRESS REPORT: Releasing his 7th studio album, Romanian Names (Dead Oceans), on May 19. It takes a while to get John…
Jessica | February 26, 2009 - 2:54 pm
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More John Vanderslice stories

Stream Samantha Crain Under Branch & Thorn & Tree

Samantha Crain leans into her pain. She's only just approaching 30, but if you listen closely to this woman's songwriting, it sounds like she's been…
Caitlin White | July 14, 2015 - 12:17 pm

Teen Daze – “Morning World” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

At the top of the year Jamison aka Teen Daze released his A World Away EP, another entry in a long string of unassuming, ambient…
Caitlin White | July 14, 2015 - 9:49 am

Samantha Crain – “Outside The Pale” (Stereogum Premiere)

It's a crime that Oklahoma earthen-folky Samantha Crain remains on indie and underground labels even after she released the fiery, whip-smart Kid Face in 2013.
Caitlin White | May 5, 2015 - 10:13 am
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John Vanderslice – “Long Dark Blues” (Songs: Ohia Cover)

Lots of musicians have taken a crack at Jason Molina's music, particularly since we lost the legendary Songs: Ohia/Magnolia Electric Co. frontman to alcohol-inflicted organ…
Chris DeVille | May 4, 2015 - 12:02 pm

John Vanderslice – “Break Those Coins”

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…
Chris DeVille | December 18, 2013 - 3:06 pm
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John Vanderslice – “Big Brother” (David Bowie Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

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…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2013 - 10:30 am
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John Vanderslice – “Walkabout” (Atlas Sound Cover)

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…
jessica | January 26, 2011 - 9:39 am

John Vanderslice – “Sea Salt”

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…
jessica | January 5, 2011 - 10:50 am

the morning benders – “Excuses” (Live With Chris From Girls, John Vanderslice & Friends)

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…
Amrit Singh | February 11, 2010 - 9:23 am
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Outside Lands 2009 In Photos

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…
Amrit Singh | September 1, 2009 - 9:39 am
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John Vanderslice Explores His “Forest Knolls” With The Magik*Magik Orchestra

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…
Brandon Stosuy | July 2, 2009 - 9:15 am
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Indie Rockers Eulogize The King Of Pop

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…
Brandon Stosuy | June 26, 2009 - 2:12 pm
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John Vanderslice Does “Too Much Time” With the Magik*Magik Orchestra

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…
Amrit Singh | June 10, 2009 - 1:15 pm
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Sasquatch! 2009 In Photos

Everybody loves Memorial Day weekend, but nobody loves Memorial Day weekend like those that make it to Sasquatch! As friends have returned from their treks…
Amrit Singh | May 29, 2009 - 9:25 am
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John Vanderslice @ Easy Street Records, Seattle 5/22/09

Not your typical in-store at Seattle's Easy Street Records Friday night. John Vanderslice played an hour where a twenty-minute slot would do, but there were…
Amrit Singh | May 26, 2009 - 4:30 pm
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New John Vanderslice – “Fetal Horses” (Stereogum Premiere)

When Jessica spoke with John Vanderslice about his upcoming seventh album Romanian Names, he told her: A lot of songs are about the difficulty…
Brandon Stosuy | April 1, 2009 - 10:27 am
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John Vanderslice – Emerald City

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Stereogum | November 19, 2007 - 6:41 pm
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