Archive: Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile: Live last night

By Chris Klimek It's perfectly reasonable to be suspicious of a musician with as mighty a moniker as Kurt Vile. If that was a stage name (it's not) the intimation would be of the most confrontational, petulant punk, but the Philadelphia-based Vile's defiantly primitive, accident-prone songs are lazier and...

By David Malitz | November 6, 2009; 11:49 AM ET | Comments (0)

Live Last Night Power Rankings: Kurt Vile, Two Cow Garage, The Duke & The King, more

A quick roundup and ranking of all the shows I saw in the past week. 1. Kurt Vile, Talking Head (Baltimore), Tuesday Kurt Vile has played exactly one show in D.C. this year. Last Tuesday was the sixth time I've seen him. It doesn't take a math genius to figure...

By David Malitz | August 17, 2009; 05:37 PM ET | Comments (2)

Kurt Vile, Primavera Festival, Benjy Ferree: Friday Time Wasters

It's Friday and it's just absurdly perfect outside so I definitely don't feel like doing any work. So here's what I'm reading/listening to to pass the time. I alluded to it multiple times on this very blog, but it's now official -- Post Rock fave Kurt Vile is the latest...

By David Malitz | May 29, 2009; 02:29 PM ET | Comments (0)

Six Questions for ... Kurt Vile

--> Lately when people ask me for a music recommendation, or what I've been listening to, I invariably and immediately respond: "Kurt Vile." Perhaps you remember my fawning over him in my SXSW recap. What's most exciting about listening to the Philadelphia psych-folk-singer-songwriter at this point is that you know...

By David Malitz | April 24, 2009; 01:10 PM ET | Comments (1)

Everything You Need to Know About SXSW 2009

Andy Falkous, left, and Kelson Mathias of Future of Left, destroying everything in sight. (By David "It's a point and shoot in a dark club, what do you want?" Malitz) AUSTIN -- I saw tons of bands, walked many miles, drank lots of cheap Lone Star and Twittered my thumbs...

By David Malitz | March 23, 2009; 10:02 AM ET | Comments (4)

 

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