Since 2009, booking agent Eric Dimenstein of Ground Control Touring has been helping Kurt Vile and his band the Violators spread their folklore to lo-fi and hi-fi audiences alike, this year promoting Vile's critical darling of an LP, "Walkin' on a Pretty Daze." "When I first started working for him he was coming out of a lo-fi scene," Dimenstein says of the Philadelphia native. "The first time I saw him was some warehouse in Brooklyn."

 

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