Kurt plots a new album, a new song and a new Aussie tour.
Easy, breezy, beautiful.
“The vibes [are] strong.”
Here it comes!
“Amazing tracks for your ears coming soon.”
Feat. Kurt Vile, Margaret Glaspy, D.D Dumbo and more.
The Violators’ frontman is coming back.
The ticket ballot is open now
This all-star recreation of cult band Big Star’s album Third (also know as Sister Lovers), a feature performance for Sydney Festival 2014, could be described in similar language to the album itself – the oft-quoted “shambling wreck” alongside “impassioned, erratic and stark” come to mind. Here, though, the observable decay of Alex Chilton’s mind and
“This is my favourite continent,” Kurt Vile said as he took to the stage on Wednesday night. And he’s proving it with just under a month in the country under his belt, playing Sydney Festival dates this month with his band The Violators and then Laneway simply as ‘Kurt Vile’. A converted Town Hall, rebranded
New York City’s Governors Ball has just dropped its lineup announcement for the 2014 instalment of the festival and it’s a corker – apart from the previously announced Outkast, this year’s festivities will be graced by Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and TV on the Radio. Wowzers. If that wasn’t enough for you,
Kurt Vile & The Violators are heading to Australian shores, and they won’t just be playing Laneway Festival 2014 and a pair of shows for Sydney Festival, but two freshly announced headlining gigs in Melbourne. Whew! The first Sydney Festival date will see the full band playing Sydney Town Hall, while punters will be treated
The lineup for Sydney Festival 2014 has been revealed, unveiling an immense selection of rock, folk, country, roots, bluegrass, disco, indie, and everything in between. Organisers have managed to nab Chaka Khan, Amanda Palmer, Lee Ronaldo and Mike Patton just to name a few! Yesterday, theMusic revealed the acts slated for Sydney Festival Paramatta, a
Known and adored for his work with The War on Drugs, Kurt Vile is also seriously loved for his work as a solo performer – as evidenced by the news that Vile will be releasing his 5th solo album this April through Remote Control. Vile found himself hopping between studios throughout North America when piecing
Brooklyn’s finest psych-folk rockers Woods have teamed up with equally estimable indie favourite Kurt Vile for an intriguing split 7″, designed to commemorate the fact the two acts toured together in recent months. More bands should do this. The five-track release sees two tracks from Jeremy Earl’s Woods vehicle, and three from former member of
Philadelphia’s finest rockers The War on Drugs have released details of their new album Slave Ambient, due out on August 16 (in the US) through Secretly Canadian.