John Vanderslice visits LA, free shows; outrageously adorable cats hold down the fort at home (and other news + mp3s)

by Landry on August 24, 2009

Fetal Horses [mp3]

Too Much Time [mp3]

Click HERE for a message from the cats.

John Vanderslice is visiting Los Angeles. Yay. Tomorrow (Tuesday, 8/25/09) he’ll be on KCRW at 11:15 am. Should be a warm listen – those live spots are tops. He’s making two Free, intimate instore appearances, too: Origami Vinyl 7pm 8/25 and Vacation 7pm 8/26.

Click HERE for a live KEXP session Vanderslice recorded with full band in May.

Other JV news:

Two new 7″s coming out on Dead Oceans in time for the EU tour:
1. Too Much Time / Moon Rocks
2. D.I.A.L.O. / Do What You Want
Both B-sides are unreleased.

The band:
JV: Vocals, Acoustic
Ian Bjornstad: Wurlitzer
Sylvain Carton: Acoustic, Bass Clarinet
Jamie Riotto: Upright Bass
Jason Slota: Drums

Summer/Fall 2009 Tour Dates:
Tue Aug 25, 2009-Los Angeles, CA KCRW / Morning Becomes Eclectic Live on-air at 11:15am
Tue Aug 25, 2009-Los Angeles, CA Origami Vinyl Free Instore at 7pm
Wed Aug 26, 2009-Los Angeles, CA Vacation Vinyl Free Instore at 7pm
Thu Aug 27, 2009-San Francisco, CA KUSF 90.3 FM Live on air at 4pm
Sun Aug 30, 2009-San Francisco, CA Outside Lands
Wed Sep 16, 2009-Vancouver, BC, Canada Media Club
Thu Sep 17, 2009-Seattle, WA Crocodile Cafe w/ Pink Mountaintops and Mimicking Birds
Fri Sep 18, 2009-Bellingham, WA The Wild Buffalo w/ Mimicking Birds
Sat Sep 19, 2009-Portland, OR Berbati’s Pan MUSIC FEST NW w/ Morning Benders and Beach House
Sat Oct 3, 2009-Austin, TX Austin City Limits Festival w/ Andrew Bird, Grizzly Bear, The Decemberists

Click HERE for the Full List of Tour Dates.

Check out really cool video of JV with Magik*Magik Orchestra below:

John Vanderslice Myspace.

Buy Romanian Names (5/19/09, Dead Oceans)

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