Kurt Vile

Featured Kurt Vile stories

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am
205

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going…
Stereogum | December 1, 2015 - 8:58 am
782

Premature Evaluation: Kurt Vile b’lieve i’m goin down

Wakin On A Pretty Daze felt like a happy ending for Kurt Vile. The album's blissed-out folk-rock jams doubled as portraits of a rock star…
Chris DeVille | September 21, 2015 - 10:19 am
40

More Kurt Vile stories

5 Memorable Moments From Hangout Festival 2016 Saturday

The producers of Hangout faced a gamut of roadblocks this weekend including Friday’s festival-delaying thunderstorms and subsequent schedule rearranging, and last night’s cancellation of Calvin…
Grace Birnstengel | May 22, 2016 - 1:42 pm
2

Watch Kurt Vile & Win Butler Cover David Bowie At VICE’s NewFront Party

Tonight, Vice are throwing an afterparty at NYC's Pier 59 Studios to celebrate their Digital Content NewFront. During the event, Kurt Vile played Lou Reed's…
Peter Helman | May 6, 2016 - 9:42 pm
4

Kesha, Kurt Vile, Jason Isbell, Emmylou Harris, & More Playing Dylan Fest At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

When Bob Dylan turns 75 next month, a wide range of musicians will gather at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium to celebrate his birthday. Dylan Fest…
Chris DeVille | April 12, 2016 - 1:46 pm
7

Watch Kurt Vile Cover Spacemen 3 With Purling Hiss’ Mike Polizze

Kurt Vile is about to head out on tour with old friend and fellow Philadelphian Mike Polizze, who makes music under the name Purling Hiss.
Peter Helman | March 28, 2016 - 9:05 pm

Watch A Squirrely Kurt Vile Sing About Nuts On HBO’s Animals

HBO's new cartoon Animals tells the story of a collection of anthropomorphic critters who reside in New York City. The show features voice acting from…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 23, 2016 - 10:16 am
8

The National Reveal Massive Grateful Dead Tribute Tracklist Feat. The War On Drugs, Jenny Lewis, Flaming Lips, & Many More

The long-gestating Grateful Dead compilation album curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National will at last be released this May. The comp is…
Michelle Laggan | March 17, 2016 - 9:59 am
81

Jim James, Antony, Courtney Barnett Confirmed For Massive Grateful Dead Covers Comp

The National have been planning a Grateful Dead tribute album for quite some time, and when we profiled the band last year they elaborated a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 12, 2016 - 10:22 am
13

Kurt Vile Was An Answer On Jeopardy!

Occasionally, some fairly easy indie music trivia makes its way onto Jeopardy!, and when it does, contestants are often left baffled. Case in point: Tonight…
Peter Helman | February 2, 2016 - 9:28 pm
14

Stream New Songs By Kurt Vile, Yo La Tengo, & More From Three Lobed’s Parallelogram Series

North Carolina-based Three Lobed Recordings have made a name for themselves on ambitious projects, and this next one might just be their most exciting yet:…
James Rettig | December 10, 2015 - 1:57 pm
4

Dinosaur Jr. Close Out Anniversary Week With Evan Dando, Kevin Shields, Negative Approach, Lee Ranaldo, Kim Gordon, Stephen McBean, Kurt Vile, Roddy Bottum

Last night, underground rock legends Dinosaur Jr. wrapped up a seven-night stand at New York's Bowery Ballroom. They've had big surprise guests at every one…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2015 - 10:16 am
2

Watch Kurt Vile Play “Pretty Pimpin” On Colbert With J Mascis

All week, Dinosaur Jr. have been playing every night at New York's Bowery Ballroom and welcoming a parade of special guests to the stage. One…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2015 - 8:47 am
1

Watch Kevin Shields, Mike Watt, & Sharon Van Etten Join Dinosaur Jr. In NYC

This week, Dinosaur Jr. have been playing a seven-night stand at New York's Bowery Ballroom, and they've brought out a ton of special guests, including…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2015 - 9:53 am
1

Mark Kozelek Teases El-P Collab, Elliott Smith Cover, Piano/Vocal Album Feat. Mike Patton

Mark Kozelek followed his tumultuous 2014 with a tempestuous 2015, but as Kozelek tells it, 2015 has been "a wonderful year of playing music." So…
Chris DeVille | December 8, 2015 - 1:59 pm
15

Watch Kurt Vile & Cyndi Lauper Cover The Rolling Stones At Home For The Holidays Benefit

Last night, Cyndi Lauper held her annual Home For The Holidays benefit concert at NYC's Beacon Theatre, with 100% of the proceeds going to aid…
Peter Helman | December 6, 2015 - 4:08 pm
2

Watch Dinosaur Jr. Cover Neil Young’s “Cortez The Killer” With Kurt Vile

Dinosaur Jr. just kicked off a seven-night run of shows at NYC's Bowery Ballroom in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their debut album, Dinosaur.
Peter Helman | December 4, 2015 - 7:12 pm
2

The Best Rock Acts Of 2015 Celebrate Ground Control Touring At NYC Mini-Fest

Last night, the booking agency Ground Control Touring and the music site Noisey partnered to bring something like a five hour mini-festival to Manhattan's Webster…
Ryan Leas | December 3, 2015 - 12:37 pm
7

Watch Kurt Vile Play “Lost My Head There” Solo In A Paris Restaurant For La Blogothèque

For years, the French website La Blogothèque has been filming musicians playing in public places around Paris for their Take Away Shows video series. The…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2015 - 9:07 am
2

Hangout Festival 2016 Lineup

Here it is: The first major music festival lineup of the 2016 season. (SXSW, with its sprawling network of showcases, is a different kind of…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2015 - 1:37 pm
21
1 2 3 4 ... 6