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Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett Made a Record Together, and Are Touring This Fall

Exciting news for fans of literate and lackadaisical indie rock: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile made a collaborative album, and are touring together in support…
Andy Cush / June 7, 2017

Hear Kurt Vile Cover Lou Reed and Steve Gunn Cover John Mayer on The Best Show

Kurt Vile and his old bandmate Steve Gunn were guests on the Best Show last night, having a characteristically freewheeling conversation with host Tom Scharpling on…
Andy Cush / May 31, 2017

Jenny Lewis, Whitney, Kurt Vile and More Announced for Montauk’s Surf Lodge Summer Concert Series

Jenny Lewis, Whitney, Kurt Vile, Charles Bradley, Strand of Oaks, Bully, Small Black, and many more are lined up to perform at The Surf Lodge in…
SPIN Staff / May 5, 2017

Monterey Pop Announces Lineup for 50th Anniversary Festival: Father John Misty, Kurt Vile, Jim James, and More

Before Woodstock, Monterey Pop was the first defining, large-scale rock festival. The first Monterey International Pop Festival took place in 1967 at the fairgrounds in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 17, 2017

New Music: The Sadies – “It’s Easy (Like Walking)” ft. Kurt Vile

Canadian alt-country veterans The Sadies are known for their collaborations; their last album, 2014's And the Conquering Sun was a 10-track collaboration with iconic Tragically…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 15, 2016

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
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