Wakin On A Pretty DazeMatador Records 26361263 #ad - Beautifully produced by john Agnello, swooning guitar lines and dreamy, beatific, the record is filled with hazy, and occasionally sardonic vocals. Kurt vile is slowly, quietly becoming one of the great American guitarists and songwriters of our time. It is summed up by the staggeringly gorgeous 9-minute opener.
Wakin on a pretty daze is a timeless record that would have sounded great 30 years ago, sounds great today, and will still sound great in another 30 years' from now. This 69-minute double album is comprised of sweeping, expansive songs that are both very intimate and conversational. Kurt vile- wakin On A Pretty Daze.
Bottle It InMatador Records #ad - Travel can inspire in surprising ways: kurt vile discovered as much making his first record in three years, which he recorded at various studios around the country over two very busy years, the eclectic and electrifying Bottle It In, during sessions that usually punctuated the ends of long tours or family road trips.
I’ve been bouncing around a lot and recording all over. These songs show an artist who is still evolving and growing: a songwriter who, often in the same line, as well as a vocalist who essentially rewrites those songs whenever he sings them in his wise, like his hero John Prine, can make you laugh and break your heart, laconic jive-talkin’ drawl.
Bottle It In #ad - I would record in between all that stuff. As vile prepares for another round of lengthy tours and countless shows, these songs should prove good company, reminders of the love and responsibility he has toward those he leaves at home and those he meets along the way. That makes the sentiments resonate more strongly and lends Bottle It In an emotional weight.
Every song, circuitous melodic avenues, taking unexpected detours, becomes a journey unto itself, whether it’s a concise and catchy pop composition or a sprawling guitar epic, or open-highway solos. He revels in the minutiae of the music—not simply incorporating new instruments but emphasizing how they interact with his guitar and voice, how the glockenspiel evokes cirrocumulus clouds on “Hysteria, ” how Kim Gordon’s “acoustic guitar distortion” her term engulfs everything at the end of “Mutinies, ” how the banjo curls around his guitar lines and backing vocals from Lucius to lend a high-lonesome aura to “Come Again.
These journeys took vile more than two years to navigate, during which time he toured behind his breakout 2015 album b’lieve I’m goin’ down, 000 people in Quebec, famously became a clue on Jeopardy, hung out with friends, recorded a duets album with Australian singer-songwriter-guitarist Courtney Barnett, opened for Neil Young in front of 90, took vacations with his wife and daughters.
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b'lieve i'm goin down...Matador Records 35218268 #ad - I really wanted it to sound like it’s on my couch -- not in a lo-fi way, just more unguarded and vulnerable. It’s a weird, partner, musician, husband, adult, accepting, mature record, acknowledging the inherent immaturity of being a person whether father, not perfect, but compelling for its understanding … that’s life though so sad to say… — Kim Gordon Kurt vile- wakin On A Pretty Daze.
Is a handshake across the country, east to west coast, thru the dustbowl history “valley of ashes” of woody honest strait forward talk guthrie, and a cali canyon dead still nite floating in a nearly waterless landscape. Kurt vile- b'lieve I'm Goin Down. Recorded and mixed in a number of locations, including Los Angeles and Joshua Tree, b’lieve I’m goin’ down.
b'lieve i'm goin down... #ad - . In kurt’s words, “i wanted to get back into the habit of writing a sad song on my couch, with nobody waiting on me. Kurt vile- Bottle It In. The record is all air, bodyless, weightless, but grounded in convincing authenticity, in the best version of singer songwriter upcycling. Kurt vile does his own myth making; a boy/man with an old soul voice in the age of digital everything becoming something else, which is why this focused, brilliantly clear and seemingly candid record is a breath of fresh air.
Constant HitmakerGulcher Records #ad - Kurt vile is the nom de plume of philadelphian kurt vile ! whose shimmering home recordings reflect the artists admiration of everything from delta blues to the minimalist agro of Suicide, the downer psyche of 39 Clocks as well as the skiffle hum of Strapping Fieldhands. In other words, a real globe trotter.
. Kurt vile- b'lieve I'm Goin Down. Kurt vile- wakin On A Pretty Daze. Kurt vile- Bottle It In. Kurt has shared bills-as well as wiped the floor-with the likes of Blues Control, Times New Viking, Magik Markers, Pink Reason, Clock Cleaner, to name a few.
Lotta Sea LiceMatador Records #ad - Courtney barnett & Kurt Vile- Lotta Sea Lice. Courtney barnett: now we finished the album, we dreamt up an amazing band which we’ve called THE SEA LICE inspired by a Stella Mozgawa beach-side-story and me n Kurt will be standing there out front with our guitars singing songs together. Kurt vile: we ran into each other on the road in various continents and talked about the recordings.
Songs from this album we did, a handful of our own songs from previous albums, maybe some old folk songs n what not. Kurt vile- b'lieve I'm Goin Down. Kurt vile- wakin On A Pretty Daze. Kurt vile- Bottle It In. I love working with Courtney, the collaboration was laid back with less pressure. I guess it wasn’t till i had another tour booked for the following summer in Australia that we thought we should record as much as we can, no major goal to make it a full length but it came together that way because the vibe was so strong.
Lotta Sea Lice #ad - Harmonies and guitarmonies galore. Very collaborative. Lotta sea lice is the result of 8 days in the studio spread over almost 15 months when Courtney and Kurt’s respective touring schedules allowed for them to be in the same place at the same time.
Childish ProdigyMatador Records #ad - Kurt vile- Childish Prodigy. Kurt vile- wakin On A Pretty Daze. Kurt vile- Bottle It In. Kurt vile- b'lieve I'm Goin Down. Courtney barnett & Kurt Vile- Lotta Sea Lice. His second album the first came out on the tiny gulcher label, itis a rich tapestry of rock and folk sounds, occasionally lo-fi, vinyl on Woodsist, occasionally lustrous, hitting touchstones from Tom Petty to Street Legal-era Dylan to Spacemen 3 to Skip Spence.
Philadelphia singer-songwriter KURT VILEyes, that is his real name makes his Matador debut with Childish Prodigy.
Sound & FuryNew Elektra #ad - Kurt vile- Bottle It In. Kurt vile- b'lieve I'm Goin Down. Additional directors include koji morimoto of phy “akira” / griot groove, masaru matsumoto of grayscale Arts “Starship Troopers: Traitors of Mars”, Michael Arias “Tekkonkinkreet”, Henry Thurlow and Arthell Isom of D’ART Shtajio “Indigo Ignited, XOgenaSYS”.
The album – which simpson describes as “a sleazy, steamy rock n roll record” – is a marked departure from 2016’s acclaimed “A Sailor’s Guide To Earth, ” which won “Best Country Album” and was nominated for “Album of the Year” at the 59th GRAMMY Awards. Hiroaki takeuchi is production executive “The Animatrix”.
Kurt vile- Childish Prodigy. Grammy award winner sturgill simpson has announced the release of "Sound & Fury, " his much-anticipated new album and accompanying Netflix anime film. Produced by simpson, ” the album, with his bandmates bobby emmett, “sound & fury, miles miller, Michigan, who all serve as co-producers along with GRAMMY nominee John Hill Cage The Elephant, was recorded primarily at the McGuire Motor Inn in Waterford, Chuck Bartels, Portugal.
Sound & Fury #ad - The man, Bleachers. Kurt vile- wakin On A Pretty Daze. Merging american rock music and japanese animation in a revolutionary new way, “SOUND & FURY, ” the film, was produced and based on a story by Simpson entitled “Sound & Fury. Featuring some of the biggest names in the genre, ” while takashi okazaki, the film was written and directed by Jumpei Mizusaki, “Batman Ninja, creator of Japanese manga series “Afro Samurai, founder of renowned animation studio Kamikaze Douga and director for the animated film, ” served as the film’s character designer.
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Ode To JoydBpm Records #ad - Kurt vile- wakin On A Pretty Daze. Shrink-wrapped. Kurt vile- Bottle It In. Courtney barnett & Kurt Vile- Lotta Sea Lice. The album features 11 new songs written and produced by Jeff Tweedy and recorded by Wilco at the bands' own Chicago studio dubbed The Loft. Kurt vile- b'lieve I'm Goin Down. Wilco- Ode to Joy.
Kurt vile- Childish Prodigy. Ode to joy - the 11th studio album from the pioneering Chicago rock band Wilco - will be released Oct. Shrink-wrapped. 4 via dBpm Records.
I Am Easy To Find4AD #ad - A companion short film with the same name will also be released with music by The National and inspired by the album. The two projects are, as mills calls them, “playfully hostile siblings that love to steal from each other”—they share music and words and DNA and impulses and a vision about what it means to be human in 2019, but don’t necessarily need one another.
Mills, which was recorded at long pond, brooklyn youth chorus, NY with vocal contributions from Sharon Van Etten, Hudson Valley, Lisa Hannigan, along with the band, is credited as co-producer of the album, Mina Tindle and more. The frontman and natural focal point was deliberately and dramatically side staged in favor of a variety of female voices, nearly all of whom have long been in the group’s orbit.
I Am Easy To Find #ad - A video maybe. I am easy to find is the national’s eighth studio album and the follow-up to 2017’s GRAMMY®-award winning release Sleep Well Beast. Courtney barnett & Kurt Vile- Lotta Sea Lice. Wilco- Ode to Joy. The movie was composed like a piece of music; the music was assembled like a film, by a film director.
Kurt vile- Childish Prodigy. The national- I Am Easy To Find. Berninger, already a fan of mills’ films, not only agreed to collaborate, he essentially handed over the keys to the band’s creative process.