News

Kurt Vile to release new collaborative EP with Sore Eros

Kurt Vile to release new collaborative EP with Sore Eros

Kurt Vile has announced a new EP in collaboration with Sore Eros, Pitchfork reports.

The three-track record - called Jamaica Plain - will feature material recorded in the early 2000s, when Vile was still working as a forklift truck driver before he signed a record deal with the Matador label.

Created in collaboration with Sore Eros - aka Robert Robinson, who was once a member of Vile's band The Violators - the tracks were recorded in Vile's hometown of Philadelphia and in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

Last month, Vile was presented with the Liberty Bell Award after it was announced August 28 would be named Kurt Vile Day in Philadelphia. The award is the highest honour the city can bestow upon one of its citizens and is only eligible to be received by natives of the area. It is presented in recognition of outstanding professional achievements and civic generosity. Vile was born in Philadelphia in 1980 and is known for his love of the city.

The Jamaica Plain EP will be released on November 4 and will be available as a 10" and digital download. The tracklisting is as follows:

'Jamaica Plain'
'Serum'
'Calling Out Of Work'

Kurt Vile returns to the UK in December for a six-date tour. Vile will play the following dates:

London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire (Dec 11)
Leeds Brudenell Social Club (13)
Manchester Academy 2 (14)
Glasgow Arches (15)
Bristol Fleece (16)
Brighton Concorde 2 (17)

Visit our dedicated features section, with plenty of our best long pieces archived there. You can find it here.

Uncut is now available as a digital edition! Download here on your iPad/iPhone and here on your Kindle Fire or Nook.


Newsletter


Editor's Letter

Introducing… Elvis Costello: The Ultimate Music Guide


In June 1977, Allan Jones of the Melody Maker took a familiar route to the offices of Stiff Records in West London. His appointment, that day, was with a notably irascible young singer-songwriter from Hounslow. In the course of a frequently startling interview, the man who had chosen to call...