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Listen to John Vanderslice on All Things Considered

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This past Friday, John Vanderslice was interviewed by Jacob Ganz of NPR’s The Record for a piece on All Things Considered. In the piece, JV talks about the release of his free, internet-only EP, Green Grow the Rushes, and the subsequent instant connection with his fanbase.

You can read more at The Record about how to purchase music such that most of your money goes to the musician.  We definitely encourage you to buy White Wilderness directly from John Vanderslice at one of his upcoming tour dates. Click here to see if he’s coming to your town.

John Vanderslice Releases New Digital EP for FREE! Download “Green Grow The Rushes” and Will Tour This Fall With John Darnielle’s The Extra Lens


We have another surprise from one of our artists – John Vanderslice has unveiled a brand new EP titled Green Grow The Rushes. Not only that, it’s absolutely free to download from his website. FREE?! Beautiful music for no monetary compensation whatsoever! Has John Vanderslice gone totally mad?


1. Thule Fog
2. I’ll Never Live Up To You
3. Pony Express
4. Streetlights
5. Lay Down
6. Penthouse Window

Click here for 320kbps mp3s + artwork + lyrics and credits
Click here for Uncompressed WAV files + artwork + lyrics and credits

The answer is that, no, JV is actually quite well.  In fact, he will be hitting the road (and CMJ) with The Extra Lens, who has a new album coming out on Merge.  The Extra Lens is John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats and Franklin Bruno of the Human Hearts. We get stoked brains every time JV and John Darnielle are mentioned in the same paragraph – this will be a great tour.

10/19/10 Philadelpia, PA – Tin Angel
10/20/10 Washington, DC – The Rock and Roll Hotel
10/21/10 New York, NY – Mercury Lounge (CMJ Showcase)
10/23/10 Northampton, MA – Iron Horse Entertainment Group

free downloads

Earth:2015 by Mark McGuire
Dream Lover by Destroyer
Times Square by Destroyer
Moonshiner by Kevin Morby
Me Liquor and God by Night Beds
Corner by Night Beds
Sagres by The Tallest Man on Earth
Dark Bird Is Home by The Tallest Man on Earth
War Machine by Bill Fay
A Page Incomplete by Bill Fay
Primrose Green by Ryley Walker
Sweet Satisfaction by Ryley Walker


Strange Things by Marlon Williams

Now It's Over by A Place To Bury Strangers

Love High by A Place To Bury Strangers

Girl in a Sling by Destroyer

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Mark McGuire
Beyond Belief
CD / 2xLP

todays shows

New York, NY - Webster Hall  w/ Jennifer Castle

Marlon Williams
Auckland, NZ - St. Mary's at Holy Trinity

Ryley Walker
Little Rock, AR - Juanita's Cafe & Bar  w/ Jose Gonzalez

Strand of Oaks
Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Festival

The Tallest Man on Earth
Goteborg, SE - Konserthuset

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