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7 Memorable Moments From Panorama 2016 Sunday

Every now and then, you go to a festival of a certain size, or of a certain personality, where a particular day can feel as…
Ryan Leas | July 25, 2016 - 1:03 pm

2015 In Review

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

2015 In Review

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

More Kurt Vile stories

Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett Announce Collaborative Album, Tour

One of the most exciting indie rock news items this year was the hint of some forthcoming Kurt Vile/Courtney Barnett collaboration. Today the Philadelphia and…
Chris DeVille | June 7, 2017 - 10:36 am

Kurt Vile Covers Lou Reed, Steve Gunn Sings “Your Body Is A Wonderland” On The Best Show

Kurt Vile and Steve Gunn are two of the guests on the most recent installment of The Best Show, and as Pitchfork points out, both…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 31, 2017 - 12:34 pm

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile Are Recording A Collaboration

Melbourne's Courtney Barnett and Philadelphia's Kurt Vile are currently two of the best people working in the medium of old-school, guitar-centric indie rock, and it…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2017 - 11:06 am

Watch Kurt Vile Lead A Heavenly Chorus In Joe’s Pub Presents: A Holiday Special

Last night, IFC aired a comedy/music special called Joe's Pub Presents: A Holiday Special, which was shot at the New York venue last month. Tony…
James Rettig | December 22, 2016 - 10:10 am

The Sadies – “It’s Easy (Like Walking)” (Feat. Kurt Vile)

Veteran Toronto rockers the Sadies have been doing their thing since 1994, and they've worked with some great artists over their two-decade-plus career. One such…
Collin Robinson | December 15, 2016 - 11:36 am

Watch Kurt Vile’s Wacky New Year’s Eve Show Commercial With Philadelphia Eagles’ Connor Barwin

It's been over a year since Kurt Vile released his most recent album, b'lieve i'm goin down, but he's still touring strong in support of…
James Rettig | December 2, 2016 - 10:19 am

Hope Sandoval And The Warm Inventions – “Let Me Get There” (Feat. Kurt Vile) Video

Mazzy Star singer Hope Sandoval and her band the Warm Inventions are about to release a new album called Until The Hunter, and she recently…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2016 - 10:31 am

Hope Sandoval And The Warm Inventions – “Let Me Get There” (Feat. Kurt Vile)

In 2001, Mazzy Star's Hope Sandoval and My Bloody Valentine's Colm Ó Cíosóig joined forced as Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions to release the…
James Rettig | September 22, 2016 - 12:19 pm


Luke Roberts – “Silver Chain” (Feat. Kurt Vile) Video

It's not hard to imagine what Kurt Vile might have heard in Nashville-raised songwriter Luke Roberts that would have compelled Vile to invite him on…
Pranav Trewn | July 25, 2016 - 9:59 am

Hear Kurt Vile’s Version Of The Squidbillies Theme Song

Kurt Vile is the latest artist to cover a version of the Squidbillies theme song for the Adult Swim cartoon. (Last week, we heard Father
James Rettig | July 13, 2016 - 11:16 am

Father John Misty, Kurt Vile, Sharon Van Etten Contributing Theme Music To Squidbillies

Adult Swim cartoon Squidbillies has a different artist cover the theme song every week -- past participants have included Lambchop, Neko Case, and King Khan
James Rettig | June 29, 2016 - 3:18 pm

Watch Father John Misty & Dean Ween Jam Backstage At Bonnaroo

The newly reunited Ween performed at Bonnaroo over the weekend, and after their set, Dean Ween had a little backstage jam session with fellow Bonnaroo…
Peter Helman | June 14, 2016 - 10:13 pm

Watch Kurt Vile’s Interview And Performance On CBS This Morning

Kurt Vile and the Violators played CBS This Morning's latest Saturday Session today. In addition to performing b'lieve i'm goin down highlight "Pretty Pimpin" --…
Chris DeVille | June 11, 2016 - 10:25 am

Hear Kurt Vile Perform, Impersonate Zack De La Rocha On The Best Show

Kurt Vile stopped by Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster's The Best Show last night. As Pitchfork points out, the Philadelphia rocker's visit to the esteemed…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2016 - 9:38 am
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