Kurt Vile advertises new LP; “No cheese, just rock”
By CMU Editorial | Published on Thursday 6 December 2012
Kurt Vile has been saying various intriguing things about his long-playing sequel to 2011’s ‘Smoke Ring For My Halo’. Its completion postponed by the birth of Vile’s new baby daughter a couple of months back, the untitled LP’s release date has since been reset to spring 2013.
Interviewed by Spin, Vile says of the new record, as was recorded between Dinosaur Jr man J Mascis studio, and one in LA: “You turn it on and it sounds like me. But the guitar playing is better and the ideas are new. It’s classic, it’s epic, with many more solos”.
Inspired by Barney Hoksyns’ Laurel Canyon expose ‘Hotel California’ to collaborate with a collective of musicians – Warpaint drummer Stella Mozgawa, Woods’ Jeremy Earl, harpist Mary Lattimore and Jennifer Herrema of Royal Trux to name several – Vile adds: “I just wanted to catch those cosmic vibes, circa 2012. It’s so many hours of sessions. It’s totally our [1979 Fleetwood Mac LP] ‘Tusk’, but no cheese. Just rock”.