Phil Wandscher

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Phil Wandscher
Phil Wandscher performing with Bad Luck Johnathan at the Hideout, Chicago, IL on 2015.07.31.jpg
Wandscher performing with Bad Luck Johnathan at the Hideout, Chicago in 2015
Background information
Genres alt-country
Occupation(s) musician
Instruments guitar
Associated acts Whiskeytown, Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hearafter, Bad Luck Johnathan, Nada Surf, Death Cab For Cutie

Phil Wandscher is the former guitarist of the alt-country band Whiskeytown,[1] and is now a member of Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter.

Wandscher appeared on Death Cab For Cutie's album Transatlanticism, singing backing vocals on the album's title track. He also contributed lead guitar to two Nada Surf tracks: "Comes a Time", from the 2005 release The Weight Is a Gift, and "Are You Lightning", from 2008's Lucky. Wandscher also performs with Jon Langford's "glam-voodoo space rock" project Bad Luck Jonathan.[2]


  1. ^ George-Warren, Holly; Romanowski, Patricia; Bashe, Patricia Romanowski; Jon Pareles (2001-10-30). The Rolling stone encyclopedia of rock & roll. Fireside. p. 1057. ISBN 978-0-7432-0120-9. Retrieved 6 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Bad Luck Jonathan with Jon Langford