Nada Surf, Ben Gibbard and John Vanderslice on PBS documentary10 Nov 2009

D Tour is an award-winning feature-length documentary that chronicles Pat Spurgeon's (from Rogue Wave) search for a living organ donor and the challenges associated with finding a viable match. The documentary includes footage from a San Francisco benefit that features performances from Nada Surf, Ben Gibbard and John Vanderslice. It premieres tonight, Tuesday November 10th, on the PBS series Independent Lens (check your local listings for time and channel).

D Tour is an award-winning feature-length documentary that chronicles Pat Spurgeon's (from Rogue Wave) search for a living organ donor and the challenges associated with finding a viable match. The documentary includes footage from a San Francisco benefit that features performances from Nada Surf, Ben Gibbard and John Vanderslice. It premieres tonight, Tuesday November 10th, on the PBS series Independent Lens (check your local listings for time and channel).

Menomena, John Vanderslice albums recognized by NPR, Grammys05 Dec 2007

As the Best of the Year lists come in (check out ours here), two Barsuk albums from 2007 are being recognized for their greatness. John Vanderslice's Emerald City and Menomena's Friend And Foe are on the list of nominations for NPR's Year's Best Music (be sure …  ·read more·

As the Best of the Year lists come in (check out ours here), two Barsuk albums from 2007 are being recognized for their greatness. John Vanderslice's Emerald City and Menomena's Friend And Foe are on the list of nominations for NPR's Year's Best Music (be sure to vote!), and the Grammy Foundation has nominated Menomena's album for Best Recording Package (for the awesomely-executed design by graphic novelist Craig Thompson). Congratulations to all!

JUST IN: Speaking of the phenomenal packaging for Friend And Foe, check out this article (with lots of cool pictures) on website Sleevage.com. ·read less·

2008 PLUG Independent Music Awards26 Nov 2007

The nominees for the 2008 PLUG Independent Music Awards have been announced, including several categories with Barsuk artists. …  ·read more·

The nominees for the 2008 PLUG Independent Music Awards have been announced, including several categories with Barsuk artists. Menomena are up for 3 awards: Video of the Year (for the food-crazed rotten hell video), Best Packaging of the Year (for the awesome Craig Thompson-created design of Friend And Foe), and Song of the Year (for wet & rusting). John Vanderslice is up for Male Artist of the Year, and the Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter album, Like, Love, Lust & The Open Halls Of The Soul, is up for Best Americana Album of the Year. Visit the PLUG website to vote! ·read less·