Kurt Vile


Kurt Vile Loves His Country

The Rundown Age: 38 Occupation: Singer, songwriter, guitarist, occasional comedian. Notable gigs: Coachella, Bonnaroo, Portlandia, HBO’s Animals, Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. Honors: Philly’s Liberty Bell […]

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Kurt Vile’s New Music Video Is As Philly As It Gets

If you haven’t seen the new music video for Kurt Vile’s “Loading Zones,” then you’re missing out. Do yourself a favor and give it a […]


Is This Bizarre Video Featuring Kurt Vile and Connor Barwin … Art?

I just watched this video, in which Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Connor Barwin and Philadelphia guitar-rock master Kurt Vile advertise Vile’s New Year’s Eve show at the […]

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Kurt Vile Was the Correct Response to a Jeopardy! Clue Last Night

Jeopardy! is in its annual college tournament, and last night there was a category in about rockers’ backing bands. And look who was now on […]


Philly Named No. 1 Music City in North America

Vivid Seats, a website for buying and selling music, sports and theater tickets, recently compiled a list of the 20 best North American cities for […]


PHOTOS: Kurt Vile Comes Home for Chill Set at Union Transfer

Every time Fishtown-based rocker Kurt Vile makes the trek back to his home city (technically he’s from Lansdowne, but whatever. Close enough.) it’s a special event. […]


16 Reasons Philadelphia Is the Best Music City in the Country

Before we even had time to take notice, Philadelphia has situated itself as the capital of indie rock. Just ask any in-the-know music aficionado. In […]


Kurt Vile Announces New Album and Tour

b’lieve i’m goin down will be the title of Philly singer-songwriter Kurt Vile‘s followup to 2013’s Wakin’ On a Pretty Daze. The album is expected to be released this […]


Kurt Vile Announces New Album Title

The followup to Kurt Vile’s 2013 album, Wakin’ on a Pretty Daze, will be titled All Over the Place, according to an interview with the Philly indie […]


Philly’s Kurt Vile Playing Pitchfork Music Festival in July

The lineup for the 10th annual Pitchfork Music Festival was released today, and it includes Philly indie rocker Kurt Vile, who will perform on the […]


WATCH: Kurt Vile Performs With Warpaint in L.A.

Philly indie rock star Kurt Vile joined Warpaint on stage this weekend during the Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in L.A. music festival. The […]


WATCH THIS: Philly Band The War On Drugs Rocks Conan

Local band The War on Drugs was on last night’s episode of Conan. The indie-rock band, with members Adam Granduciel, David Hartley, Robbie Bennett and Charlie […]


INTERVIEW: Kurt Vile On Creating Mojo In the Studio and How Being a Dad Influences His Career Path

The current issue of Philly Mag is filled to the brim with conversations from 50 of the city’s most intriguing movers and shakers—from politicians to gossip […]


Kurt Vile on the Creative Process

PM: When does the process for creating a new album begin? KURT: I’m always creating — at least writing. One thing ricochets off the other. […]


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