Tag Archives: Kurt Vile

Live Review: All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland 2014

This weekend was without a doubt the best music festival I’ve ever been to. I still haven’t been to the greats like SXSW or Primavera Sound, but All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland went above and beyond your run-of-the-mill weekend festivals like Coachella, Sasquatch, Outside Lands, and Lollapalooza. Thoughtful curation of music, film, and DJs, and aRead more...

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Monday Music News

It’s been three long years, but Bon Iver is back with a single for the new Zach Braff film, Wish I Was Here. (The soundtrack also boasts a new song from The Shins, as reported on last month.) You can stream the haunting track “Heavenly Father” via NPR Music. The soundtrack will be out digitallyRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. The Black Angels, 5/13/13 // photo by Dave Lichterman (view set) Morgan’s 2013 Top Ten Albums rankRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Stevie Zoom

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Tune in from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM today for KEXP’s One-Day Radio Rally as we countdown the top albums of the year, as voted on by KEXP listeners. CharlesRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more...

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Monday Music News

Kurt Vile‘s latest full-length Wakin on a Pretty Daze is already slated for a deluxe edition, Deluxe Daze (Post Haze), out November 19th on Matador. That’s a lotta daze. This version comes packaged with a new EP, it’s a big world out there (and i am scared), featuring new versions of album tracks, plus aRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

It’s been three years since we’ve heard new music from Gregg Gillis, better know by his stage name Girl Talk and the wait will soon be over. He has enlisted the help of rapper Freeway for the upcoming album, Broken Ankles, which will feature Gillis’ signature mash-up style. The two of them announced their collaborationRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Kurt Vile does a surprising cover of “Down In It” by Nine Inch Nails for A.V. Club - while the pairing seems totally odd the result actually works well as a Vile/Reznor hybrid. Where Reznor’s original felt like a something from a 90s action sci-fi movie, Vile’s take is fuzzier and has a slightly psychedelicRead more...

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Live Video: Kurt Vile

As far as guitarists who have stopped by KEXP recently go, Kurt Vile is the most-laid back of the bunch, letting his gauzy guitar playing do the talking as he hides behind his now-trademark long, brown hair. (In fact, one of the few points in the video where you can actually see his face isRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis made an appearance on The Colbert Report last night to play “Same Love” and also dish on various questions about their independent release of The Heist, the music biz, fame, and how hip-hop is evolving from its misogynistic and homophobic past. Colbert asks the poignant question “Old rap people say thingsRead more...

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