Kurt Vile :: Wakin On A Pretty Daze

Wakin on a Pretty Daze  is Philly rocker Kurt Vile's 5th solo LP and new best. It is marked by maturity, craft, and confidence, evidence that Vile successfully cannibalized all the parts of his sturdy back catalog -- the howling guitars, bedroom pop, his quizzical, drawling voice, and even the more fully-figured stuff on the excellent Smoke Ring For My Halo. This new album isn't so much a rebirth but a refinement, a peak, an aesthetic streamlining that results in the . . .

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