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May 2nd, 2013
Kurt Vile gives us the first official video for his latest album, Wakin On A Pretty Daze, following a couple of cool promo clips. “Never Run Away” finds the Philly guitar virtuoso decked in all white, playing his instrument and taking in his city surroundings. Here’s what director HARRYS had to say: “Kurt’s music, to [...]
November 14th, 2011
Paris-based blog, La Blogothèque took Kurt Vile and his band to the streets to perform “Baby’s Arms” amongst pink flowers for A Take Away Show. The sentimental love song works perfectly with the Paris backdrop and the intimate video really captures Kurt Vile’s passion and insecurities as he hides behind his long, brown hair. “Baby’s [...]
November 1st, 2011
Black Bananas, formerly RTX, teamed up with Kurt Vile to cover “Before They Make Me Run,” from The Rolling Stones’ 1978 album, Some Girls. They stay true to the original song but crank the guitar and drums up…way up. In an interview with The Stool Pigeon, Vile actually cites “Before They Make Me Run” as [...]
October 6th, 2011
While in the studio recording his album Smoke Ring For My Halo, Kurt Vile recorded five songs that never made it onto the LP. Those five songs, plus the Bruce Springsteen cover “Downbound Train,” will now be released on So Outta Reach, Vile’s upcoming EP coming out on November 8 on Matador Records. We’ve already [...]
September 6th, 2011
For “5 After 5″ we bring you the five best tracks released into the world today via the World Wide Web. Click on ‘em and enjoy! Zola Jesus “Seekir” The Embassy “Flipside of a Memory” The Field “Then It’s White” Kurt Vile “The Creature” Air France “FACT Mix 280″
September 6th, 2011
Following the release of a recent career-spanning compilation called Total, the long dormant New Order will reform for two charity gigs in Brussels and Paris in October. Well, three-quarters of the original line-up: Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert, who left the band ten years ago. Missing, of course, is bassist Peter Hook, who [...]
July 15th, 2011
The Wedge host, Damian Abraham, met up with Philadelphia rocker Kurt Vile on Wednesday. They chat about his success, touring and his baby daughter at home. Vile jokingly says the secret to his success is his “adult contemporary undertones,” this way he gets support from the mothers and the daughters. But touring for the mothers [...]
July 13th, 2011
For the week of July 13, The Wedge featured videos from Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, Motopony, Kurt Vile, Theophilus London, Chilly Gonzales, Hidden Cameras, Warpaint, Cold Cave, and Dead Kennedys. Arctic Monkeys The Hellcat Spangled Shalala Domino/Outside Director: Focus Creeps The Strokes Taken For A Fool Sony Director: Laurent Briet Motopony King Of Diamonds Tinyogre/Sony [...]
April 8th, 2011
Hours before he opened up for J Mascis at the Great Hall, Philadelphia, PA’s guitar virtuoso Kurt Vile met up with his good pal Damian Abraham, who just so happens to host The Wedge. Getting cosy, Damian draped himself across a Baby Grand while he spoke with Kurt about becoming a father for the first [...]
April 6th, 2011
For the week of April 6, The Wedge featured videos from Yelle, Dominique Young Unique, Wavves, Dum Dum Girls, Ra Ra Riot, tUnE-yArDs, Modern Superstitions, Kurt Vile, and Nirvana. Yelle Safari Disco Club Cooperative/Fontana North Director: Jeremie Saindon Dominique Young Unique War Talk Director: Johannes Schaff Wavves King of the Beach Fat Possum/Outside Director: Focus [...]