Kurt Vile interview

By Jim Pinckney In Music

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3rd December, 2011
Like so many who are lazily branded overnight sensations on the internet, Philadelphia native Kurt Vile (real name, no less) has in fact been seriously plugging away at it for quite some time. His first single appeared on the mysterious Foxhole Atheist Records in 2003, and subsequent releases for taste­maker labels such as ­Mexican Summer and Woodsist clearly announced the arrival of something special. He is now happily installed with indie giant Matador Records, and his fourth album, Smoke Ring for My Halo, has pushed him ...

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