Tom Scharpling

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

Watch Superchunk’s Original Lineup Perform for the First Time in 25 Years

When a phone book misspelled drummer Chuck Garrison's name as "Chunk," his poppy punk band decided to take the name for their own in 1989.
Dan Weiss / March 1, 2016

Kurt Vile Grand-Marshals His Own Parade in ‘KV Crimes’ Video

At last, those residing outside of Philadelphia can experience that whole Kurt Vile parade thingamajig. The Philadelphia string-strummer's new video for "KV Crimes" — directed by Tom…
Jordan Sargent / June 6, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Patton Oswalt in Hilarious Ettes Video

What if a director squandered an $81 million music video budget and all the band had left was a bunch of footage of themselves acting…
Peter Gaston / August 24, 2011