kurt vile

There’s Something Funny About Kurt Vile

It’s getting harder to find Discmans these days, which is bad news for Kurt Vile. "I’d buy so many from Best Buy, and they’d be…
Anna Gaca / October 12, 2018

Stream Kurt Vile’s New Album Bottle It In

Kurt Vile's seventh solo album Bottle It In is now out via Matador Records. It's his first new solo album since 2015's b’lieve I’m goin down…, following last year's…
Isabella Castro-Cota / October 12, 2018

Watch Kurt Vile Cover Tom Petty’s “Learning to Fly”

Philadelphia's Kurt Vile stopped by SiriusXM to promote his upcoming album Bottle It In with a cover of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' 1991 song "Learning to…
Tosten Burks / October 10, 2018

Video: Kurt Vile – “One Trick Ponies”

Philly psych-rocker Kurt Vile has released "One Trick Ponies," the third single off his upcoming album Bottle It In, along with an accompanying video. The song…
Isabella Castro-Cota / October 4, 2018

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
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