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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The Stereogum staff is headed to Basilica SoundScape in Hudson, NY for the weekend. We look forward to dressing up in black robes and communing…
Stereogum | September 14, 2018 - 4:37 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Nicki Minaj's "Ganja Burn" didn't make this week's list, but I remain delighted that music videos are a medium where "The Scorpion King, but sexy"
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2018 - 1:09 pm

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

More Kurt Vile stories

Watch Kurt Vile Play “Loading Zones” On Kimmel

Of all possible late-night shows, you'd think Jimmy Kimmel Live! would be the toughest one for Kurt Vile to play. After all, the bright, distracting…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2018 - 9:26 am

Matt Berninger, Cass McCombs, Andrew Bird, & More Contribute Tracks To Free Songs For Swing Left Compilation

Songs For Swing Left is a new compilation to raise money and increase awareness of the Swing Left campaign to help flip the United States'
James Rettig | October 24, 2018 - 1:08 pm

Stream Kurt Vile’s New Album Bottle It In

Kurt Vile has had a signature sound for years, but Bottle It In -- his seventh solo album, out today -- is the first time…
Chris DeVille | October 12, 2018 - 9:39 am

Hear Kurt Vile On Marc Maron’s WTF

Have you guys watched that Netflix series GLOW, the one about a real-life women's pro wrestling production out of the Valley in the '80s? It…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2018 - 10:13 am

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

Kurt Vile’s new album Bottle It In is out in just two days. In promotion of the release, the folk rocker stopped by SiriusXM today…
Gil Green | October 10, 2018 - 4:39 pm

Kurt Vile – “One Trick Ponies”

The mumbling prophet of folk rock, Kurt Vile, has returned with one more single leading up to next week's release of his eighth album, Bottle
Jael Goldfine | October 4, 2018 - 10:01 am

Kurt Vile – “Bassackwards”

Kurt Vile’s proven to be one of the more prolific songwriters of this generation, with seven tremendous albums under his belt before the age of…
Sara Nuta | September 10, 2018 - 10:00 am

Kurt Vile – “Loading Zones” Video

Kurt Vile’s last full-length b’lieve i’m goin down was wholly awesome. But that was in 2015, and we haven’t heard much from him since besides…
Gil Green | August 16, 2018 - 10:00 am

Kurt Vile’s Brother “Jelloman” Gets A Documentary

Kurt Vile's brother Paul is known around Philadelphia as "Jelloman," an urban legend-sounding name coined in conjunction with his habit of making Jell-O shots and…
James Rettig | June 18, 2018 - 5:18 pm

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…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2018 - 2:34 pm

Watch Yo La Tengo & Kurt Vile Cover The Cure In Philadelphia

New Jersey indie-rock royalty Yo La Tengo recently kicked off a tour in support of their very pretty new album There's A Riot Going On.
Peter Helman | April 8, 2018 - 11:03 am

Tinariwen – “Nànnuflày” (Feat. Kurt Vile & Mark Lanegan) Video

Tinariwen released their latest album, Elwan, early last year. And now the Tuareg desert blues masters are back with a new animated music video for…
Peter Helman | March 17, 2018 - 11:00 am

Watch Kurt Vile Play Carrie Brownstein’s Roadie On Portlandia

Portlandia's final season is currently airing, and Kurt Vile recently appeared during one of the skits, as promised. His cameo was pretty brief: He played…
James Rettig | March 9, 2018 - 11:36 am
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