Volcom's "True to This" featuring Kurt Vile, Travis Millard, and more

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 29, 2014
The latest chapter of Volcom's "True to This" series explores the magical state of mind that lures us in and keeps us crawling back for more. Featuring an exclusive live performance of Kurt Vile's "Gold Tone," the video takes a deep dive into his higher consciousness and also explores the meditative states of artists Juxtapoz Contributing Illustrator Travis Millard as well as Gemma O'Brien... 

Kurt Vile x ESPO: Making of "Waking On a Pretty Daze" Album Cover

Music // Friday, February 15, 2013
We previously reported that for Kurt Vile’s newest album he enlisted the expertise of fellow Philadelphian sign painter/wordsmith artist, Steve Powers aka ESPO. The album titled “Waking On a Pretty Daze” will incorporate Powers artwork on the cover and in the packaging from a mural he painted in Philly. A short documentary was created on the making of this mural. It includes some of the ideas behind the visual imagery and vocabulary Powers chose to use and incorporate on the wall.

Video: Kurt Vile - Wakin On A Pretty Daze cover art documentary featuring Steve Powers

Street Art // Friday, February 15, 2013
We previously reported that for Kurt Vile’s newest album he enlisted the expertise of fellow Philadelphian sign painter/wordsmith artist, Steve Powers aka ESPO. The album titled “ Waking On a Pretty Daze” will incorporate Powers artwork on the cover and in the packaging from a mural he painted in Philly. A short documentary was created on the making of this mural. It includes some of the ideas behind the visual imagery and vocabulary Powers chose to use and incorporate on the wall.

ESPO for Kurt Vile

Music // Saturday, December 22, 2012
In promotion for fellow Philadelphia resident musician, Kurt Vile’s newest album, Steve Powers aka ESPO, has created a mural in the City of Brotherly Love. The album titled “Waking On a Pretty Daze” will incorporate artwork from this mural into it’s packaging (Good choice Kurt Vile!) and will be released on Matador Records. Check out the mural off Front Street in Philly to see it in person.

Steve Powers Mural promotes upcoming Kurt Vile Album

Street Art // Friday, December 21, 2012
In promotion for fellow Philadelphia resident musician, Kurt Vile’s newest album, Steve Powers aka ESPO, has created a mural in the City of Brotherly Love. The album titled “ Waking on a pretty daze” will incorporate artwork from this mural into it’s packaging (Good choice Kurt Vile!) and will be released on Matador Records. Check out the mural off Front Street in Philly to see it in person.

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