Kurt Vile and The Violators shined in the late-night spotlight last night (June 8) as the musical guest on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Vile was joined by a
What is Kurt Vile supposed to do? He reliably releases a good record every couple of years and then he moves on, should he fixate on the greatness of Wagonwheel
Kurt Vile – “Mount Airy Hill (Way Gone)” 2018’s Bottle It In sounded like an album recorded on tour, a stop-gap which, like the Courtney Barnett collab Lotta Sea Lice,
The long-running, first major label release for Kurt Vile on Verve Records titled (watch my moves) finds the artist returning to his home recording roots while slipping even further into
The Hinterland Music Festival has announced its 2022 lineup which showcases a stellar showing in a diverse section of alt-rock, indie, bluegrass and roots. Glass Animals, Phoebe Bridgers, Nathaniel Rateliff
There's a certain kind of heft to Wakin on a Pretty Daze that wasn't present on a Kurt Vile LP before. And not just with regards to the length of several of the songs that appear on this eleven-track collection bookended by the nine-and-a-half minute "Wakin on a Pretty Day" and the mesmerizing ten-plus minute comedown "Goldtone". What is more prevalent perhaps is the sense of ease by which the songs seem to just roll out of your headphones as Vile and his current primary Violators–multi-instrumentalists Jesse Trbovich and Rob Laakso–submerge the street cool of late-80s Lou Reed into that hazy psych-rock thing he's been doing since since his bedroom dubbing days, albeit less volatile from the sounds of such key tracks as "Was All Talk" and "Shame Chamber".
Robert Plant will hit the road in North America with his The Sensational Space Shifters outfit
Famed director Jonathan Demme put together the video for the nine-minute title track from Kurt Vile’s new album
Word about a Fleetwood Mac reissue plus video of John Lennon performing with Chuck Berry in 1972.