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Interview: Kurt Vile

Interview: Kurt Vile

Monday 5th October, 2015 11:25AM

Kurt Vile has slowly and steadily built a solid reputation for himself over the past 10 years with his brand of country tinged indie-rock, firstly as member of The War on Drugs and nowadays as a solo artist. Well-loved in his hometown of Philadelphia, which gifted him with the keys to the city and declared August 28th as Kurt Vile Day, the musician is generally known as a family man with a shy and humble persona. However, Vile's new album B’lieve I’m Going Down… gives us a glimpse into his private life and thoughts  - much more than 2013's breezy Wakin On A Pretty Daze

With Vile returning to New Zealand with his backing band The Violators to take part in the inaugural McLaren Valley Festival in the new year, UnderTheRadar took the opportunity to speak to Vile about the new album, expectations and the success of families...


Click here to read the interview, and watch Kurt perform 'Wheelhouse' live at WFUV below...






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