John Vanderslice is an American musician, songwriter, record producer, and recording engineer. He is the owner and founder of Tiny Telephone, a San Francisco Mission District analog recording studio. Image: DSC_2503, a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike (2.0) image from letsbuildafort's photostream
Nothing like digitally recording an interview in an analog mecca like Tiny Telephone -- but as John Vanderslice says, it's all about the right tool for the right job. We talk the importance of day jobs, Third Eye Blind, professional assholes and the consequences of crossing Mountain Goats fans.
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