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Hope Sandoval and Kurt Vile Soundtrack Floating Heads in “Let Me Get There” Video

Stargazers, shoegazers, and outcasts of the '90s are getting a treat in the form of an upcoming project from Hope Sandoval & the Warm Intentions…
Brian Josephs / October 3, 2016

Panorama 2016: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

The inaugural Panorama Festival — a.k.a. "East Coast Coachella" — took place at Randall's Island in New York City this past weekend, and it more…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2016

Kurt Vile Recorded a Country-Folk Rendition of the ‘Squidbillies’ Theme Song

Kurt Vile took his turn covering the Squidbillies theme song today, one week after Father John Misty shared his own cover in the premiere episode of…
Rachel Brodsky / July 13, 2016

Kurt Vile Kicks It With ‘Pretty Pimpin’ and ‘I’m an Outlaw’ on ‘CBS This Morning’

Kurt Vile got the morning news show treatment on CBS This Morning today, playing three songs from last year's b'lieve i'm goin down... and taping an interview with anchor Anthony…
Anna Gaca / June 11, 2016

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Performed David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’ With Kurt Vile Last Night

Last night, Win Butler of Arcade Fire teamed up with Kurt Vile for a cover of David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel." Butler's band were famously close to the…
Anna Gaca / May 7, 2016

Kesha, Kacey Musgraves, Kurt Vile, and More to Play Bob Dylan Tribute Festival

Legendary folk singer Bob Dylan turns 75 this May, and to mark the occasion there's going to be a two-day tribute festival for the bard.
James Grebey / April 12, 2016

Kurt Vile Covered Spacemen 3’s ‘Hey Man’ With Purling Hiss

Purling Hiss (a.k.a. Mike Polizze) took the stage on Friday night at Kung Fu Necktie in Philadelphia. During his set, he brought fellow Philly native Kurt…
Rachel Brodsky / March 28, 2016

Kurt Vile, A$AP Rocky, and A$AP Ferg Will Voice Talking Animals in New HBO Cartoon

There's a new cartoon airing on HBO next month, and what Animals lacks in animation style, it makes up for with its massive roster of guest voice…
James Grebey / January 15, 2016

Rachel Brodsky’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Assistant Editor Rachel Brodsky. My last 12…
Rachel Brodsky / December 21, 2015

Kurt Vile and Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis Get ‘Pretty Pimpin’ on ‘Colbert’

Update: As a part of Three Lobed Recordings' new project, Parallelograms, Kurt Vile has a couple of new songs available to stream: "Pretty Boy," "Way Back…
Rachel Brodsky / December 10, 2015

Watch Kurt Vile and Cyndi Lauper Cover the Rolling Stones’ ‘As Tears Go By’

Cyndi Lauper held her annual Home for the Holidays benefit last night at New York's Beacon Theatre, where she welcomed SPIN Best Albums of 2015 contender…
Rachel Brodsky / December 6, 2015

Kurt Vile Covers Velvet Underground With Kim Gordon, Bob Dylan With Woods in New York

Ground Control Touring, the New York-based booking agency who likely handles tour arrangements for your favorite indie rock band, held a party Wednesday night celebrating…
Colin Joyce / December 3, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

The 101 Best Songs of 2015

The Hills were alive with the sound of music in 2015, a period dominated by pop monoliths — the year started with Mark Ronson and…
SPIN Staff / November 30, 2015

Kurt Vile Performs ‘Lost My Head There’ in a Paris Restaurant for ‘A Take Away Show’

Kurt Vile's the latest singer-songwriter to perform for by La Blogotheque's wonderfully framed Take Away Shows. The Philadelphia songwriter took to the Paris restaurant Le…
Colin Joyce / November 18, 2015
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