Kurt Vile has always been a Philly guy — it’s where he grew up; it’s where he started his music career. The cover artwork for one of his albums is even immortalized as a mural in Philly’s Fishtown neighborhood. But it’s only in the last couple of years that Kurt’s had the time to truly settle down in his own little patch of the city after years of non-stop touring. Not that “settling down” necessarily means “staying still.”
The entertainer brings his unique sense of humor and his reflective soft rock tunes to Cleveland on July 23. Fans of Tim Heidecker are used to seeing the comedian play characters or exaggerated versions of himself. From his satirization of typical stand-up comedians in his 2020 special An Evening With...
Tim Heidecker is the Tim & Eric guy, yeah, but he’s also been establishing himself in the non-comedic music world with a series of well-received albums in recent years. Up next is High School, which is set for release later this month. Before the LP drops, Heidecker shared “Sirens Of Titan,” a spacey new collaboration with Kurt Vile.
$35.75-$75 Once lead guitarist for the War on Drugs, Kurt Vile has made a name for himself as a solo artist. He mixes influences including Dinosaur Jr., Randy Newman, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen into his unique brand of folksy indie rock. He just released his ninth studio record, Watch My Moves.
Musician, Kurt Vile, stops by Loving Living Local ahead of his concert in Denver as part of his National Tour. Vile talks about the production of his newest album, (watch my moves), which was recorded in his new home studio. Kurt says his record, (watch my moves), was recorded with members of Sun Ra’s Arkestra, but is not a jazz album. In fact, the record varies in influences.
For reluctant indie rocker Kurt Vile, being back on the road as a touring musician is a lot like an astronaut blasting off into outer space again. While he played shows more often than not since his musical journey began twenty years ago, the pandemic kept Vile in his Philadelphia home for the past two years while he recorded his new record, (watch my moves).