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Kurt Vile Announces New Album Bottle It In, Releases “Bassackwards”

For a while now, it's seemed like Kurt Vile might have a new record coming sometime soon, and now it's official. Today, the cosmically unbothered Philly…
Andy Cush / September 10, 2018

Video: Kurt Vile — “Loading Zones”

The video for Kurt Vile's new single "Loading Zones" features the singer-songwriter waging a one-man parking war against his hometown of Philadelphia. Hapless meter maids…
Maggie Serota / August 16, 2018

Kurt Vile Announces Fall Tour

Perhaps in the spirit of the upcoming midterm elections (November 6), Kurt Vile has announced a politically-themed tour. The announcement was accompanied with a tongue-in-cheek press bio about…
Joshua Copperman / June 19, 2018

Political Yard Signs Tease New Kurt Vile Album

Kurt Vile hasn’t released a proper solo album since 2015’s idiosyncratically punctuated and truly awesome b’lieve i’m goin down, but he did team up with Courtney…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / April 23, 2018

Watch Yo La Tengo and Kurt Vile Cover The Cure’s “Friday I’m In Love”

Yo La Tengo recently set out on tour in support of their new album There's A Riot Going On and at their stop last night…
Rob Arcand / April 8, 2018

Watch the Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile Documentary Friends of Wonder

Friends of Wonder is a  30-minute documentary about a venue---the Loew's Jersey Theatre---that's also about a pair of musicians---Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile---that played there last…
Andy Cush / March 2, 2018

Watch Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile’s NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are the latest guests on NPR's series of intimate Tiny Desk Concerts, where they performed four songs from their breezy…
Andy Cush / December 8, 2017

Watch Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile Play Lotta Sea Lice Tracks on Colbert

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile's recent stay in New York City included a stop by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night. They turned in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 3, 2017

Review: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile Sound Like Soul Mates on the Charming Lotta Sea Lice

The transcontinental pairing of Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile makes an immediate, intuitive kind of sense. Both are wry, casually thoughtful songwriters with immediately recognizable…
Andy Cush / October 19, 2017

Stream Lotta Sea Lice, the New Collaborative Album from Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett

Lotta Sea Lice, the new collaborative album from songwriting powerhouse Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett, is now streaming in full. Announced back in June, the…
Rob Arcand / October 12, 2017

Hear Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett Perform Two Songs on KCRW

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile were guest performers on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic yesterday, where they and their band the Sea Lice (featuring Janet Weiss on drums)…
Andy Cush / October 11, 2017

Video: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – “Continental Breakfast”

Newfound transcontinental songwriting duo Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett have released a new video for "Continental Breakfast," a folksy tune off of their upcoming collaborative album, Lotta Sea Lice. This is…
Arielle Gordon / September 26, 2017

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – “Over Everything”

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile's debuted "Over Everything," the first single from their upcoming collaborative album, on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show. Listen to the…
Brian Josephs / August 30, 2017

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
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