Kurt Vile
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1980-01-03
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Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile Biography (Wikipedia)

Kurt Samuel Vile (born January 3, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is known for his solo work and as the former lead guitarist of rock band The War on Drugs, both in the studio and during live performances, Vile is accompanied by his backing band, The Violators, which currently includes Jesse Trbovich (bass, guitar, saxophone), Rob Laakso (guitar, bass) and Kyle Spence (drums).

Influenced by Pavement, Neil Young, Tom Petty, and John Fahey, Vile began his musical career creating lo-fi home recordings with frequent collaborator Adam Granduciel in Philadelphia, with whom he has participated in early work by The War on Drugs as well as various solo projects. Focusing on his solo career, Vile released two albums, Constant Hitmaker (2008) and God Is Saying This to You... (2009), compiling various home recordings dating back to 2003. Vile signed to Matador Records in 2009, and released his third album, Childish Prodigy, that same year. The album was his first recorded in a studio and with the full participation of The Violators.

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One Trick Ponies
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One Trick Ponies
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Take My Advice
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Take My Advice
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Hysteria
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Hysteria
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Bassackwards
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Bassackwards
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Loading Zones
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Loading Zones
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Wakin On A Pretty Day (6 Music Festival 2016)
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Wakin On A Pretty Day (6 Music Festival 2016)
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Wild Imagination (6 Music Festival 2016)
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Wild Imagination (6 Music Festival 2016)
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Bottle It In
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Bottle It In
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Rollin With The Flow
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Rollin With The Flow
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Pretty Pimpin' (6 Music Session, 25 Aug 2015)
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Pretty Pimpin' (6 Music Session, 25 Aug 2015)
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Loading Zones (Radio Edit)
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Loading Zones (Radio Edit)
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Come Again
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Come Again
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Pretty Pimpin
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Pretty Pimpin
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Over Everything
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Over Everything
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Upcoming Events

26
May
2019
Kurt Vile, Beach House, Metronomy, Toro y Moi, HONNE, Christine and the Queens, Maribou State, Cuco, Rina Sawayama, Ezra Collective and Baloji
Victoria Park, London, UK

Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2016
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2016-06-25T00:09:52
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25
Jun
2016
Glastonbury: 2016

Glastonbury: 2016

17:00
Worthy Farm, Pilton
6 Music Festival: 2016
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eq6c8g
Bristol
2016-02-14T00:09:52
14
Feb
2016

6 Music Festival: 2016

20:30
Bristol
6 Music at Green Man
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e5dwrz
Black Mountains, Wales
2014-08-14T00:09:52
14
Aug
2014

6 Music at Green Man

Black Mountains, Wales

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