Tag Archives: John Vanderslice

Live Review: The Imaginary Holiday Office Party 12/16

Changing the scenery from Chop Suey to the gorgeous Columbia City Theater was one of the many steps the ladies at Three Imaginary Girls took to outdo themselves this year. With Christmas spirits overflowing (double entrendre intended), the Imaginary Holiday Office Party was an intimate success, benefiting both Teen Feed and all the cheerful patronsRead more...

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Holiday Benefit Show Calendar

With so many wonderful holiday benefit shows coming, we sure as heck better not get any more snow. We get an inch of rain, no one bats an eye. We get an inch of snow, the entire city shuts down. At the forefront of the yuletide festivities is Three Imaginary Girls’ Holiday Office Party featuringRead more...

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Monday Morning News Mash-Up

That one group from England that everyone seems to adore, Radiohead, are hinting at a new album. Colin Greenwood told the world via a recent online post on Britain’s pro- freedom of expression website Index on Censorship that a new “group of songs” is in the can and that the band is deciding how toRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Did you know secrets can lead to the cleaning areas of landmines? That’s the hope of “secret” e-mail blog The Plug Five Project. In conjunction with a healthy list of popular webzines, blogs, and artists that include Wavves, John Vanderslice, and Woods, the Plug Five Project just asks for a one time donation of $2Read more...

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Sasquatch Interviews, Round 2

As promised (or threatened), here are more interviews DJ Sharlese inflicted upon some of the bands who wandered into our trailer behind the Yeti Stage at the 2009 Sasquatch Music Festival:

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Song of the Day: John Vanderslice - Sunken Union Boat

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole, is “Sunken Union Boat” by JohnRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The warmth, the pop, the crackle, and the S&M -- all reasons why vinyl has made a Randy The Ram-like comeback. So if you like your music on the pop side and hasn’t noticed the black circle revolution, perhaps the vinyl-only release from the stable of The Mountain Goats and John Vanderslice will pique yourRead more...

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KEXP Video of the Week: John Vanderslice

This week we present another great live session from KEXP’s broadcast from the Bay Area, at Opus Music Ventures studio in Berkeley. San Francisco resident John Vanderslice, who has made numerous appearances on KEXP over the years, joined us on his home turf and brought along some new songs. Joined by drummer Matthias Bossi, JohnRead more...

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Thursday News Threads 2/5

Sadly, the Cramps frontman Lux Interior died yesterday of a pre-existing heart condition. Born Eric Lee Purkhiser, Lux formed the Cramps in 1973 with his wife, Kristy Wallace, aka Poison Ivy, whom he supposedly picked up hitching hiking. Fusing 50′s rock, punk, horror films, and sexual fetishism, the Cramps performed consistently over their 30 oddRead more...

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Romanian Names, Bloody Fists and Dead Oceans: An Interview with John Vanderslice

interview by Jim Beckmann Last week, during KEXP’s broadcast from Berkeley, John Vanderslice offered us a preview of his forthcoming album when he performed two new songs live at Opus Music Ventures studio. Accompanied only by Matthias Bossi on a portable drum kit, John played a stripped down set that was characteristically, and literately, probing,Read more...

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