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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

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
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