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In the two years since Wilco released their eighth album, The Whole Love, frontman Jeff Tweedy has busied himself with an impressive array of extracurriculars. He applied starkly organic production to Low’s recent The Invisible Way and Mavis Staples’ forthcoming One True Vine, the legendary soul singer’s “Johnny Cash meets Rick Rubin” turn. He helped… More »

Following the 1994 split of the celebrated Uncle Tupelo, the betting line amongst fans and critics alike held that between Jeff Tweedy and Jay Farrar — the band’s two major principals — it was the latter headed for bigger and better things. Both songwriters had produced inspired material during the Uncle Tupelo days, but the… More »

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Watch Wilco Perform On Colbert, Sing Stephen Colbert A Lullaby

Wilco have been down with Stephen Colbert since his Colbert Report days. And when they showed up on his Late Show last night, they weren't…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2016 - 8:42 am
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Watch Jeff Tweedy, Corin Tucker, & R.E.M.’s Mike Mills & Peter Buck Cover David Bowie

In conjunction with the non-profit education and aid organization the Palapa Society, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck brought the Todos Santos Music Festival back to Mexico for…
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 7:34 pm

Watch Dinosaur Jr. Perform With Jeff Tweedy & Henry Rollins In NYC

Dinosaur Jr. are currently in the middle of a week-long stand at NYC's Bowery Ballroom to honor the 30th anniversary of their debut album Dinosaur.
Peter Helman | December 6, 2015 - 5:08 pm

Listen To Wilco’s Episode Of Song Exploder

Jeff Tweedy is the latest artist to take us through his writing process for the Song Exploder podcast. He broke down "Magnetized," the closing track…
James Rettig | December 3, 2015 - 11:08 am
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Jeff Tweedy Writing “Funny, Disarming” Memoir

Jeff Tweedy is one of the most winsome personalities in music today, and his decades as a professional musician have generated enough drama to fill…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2015 - 4:21 pm
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Jeff Tweedy Covered José Feliciano For Fargo

If you're not watching the FX drama Fargo, allow me to suggest that you jump the fuck on that; I don't think there's anything better…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 11:02 am
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R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Announces His “Best Solo Record” Warzone Earth Feat. Jeff Tweedy, Krist Novoselic

R.E.M.'s Peter Buck just announced the release of his new album, Warzone Earth, which he is calling his best solo work to date. Buck made…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 29, 2015 - 5:56 pm

Jeff Tweedy, RHCP, Sebadoh, Half Of Phish, & Dozens More Musicians Sign Letter Endorsing Bernie Sanders

Yesterday, Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled a long list of celebrity endorsements. Among the 128 names and signatures added to the…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2015 - 12:54 pm
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Jeff Tweedy Doesn’t Even Like Star Wars (The Movie)

In an interview in the new print edition of Rolling Stone, Jeff Tweedy addressed Wilco's surprise new album Star Wars among other things. …
Caitlin White | August 18, 2015 - 11:43 am
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Download Wilco’s Surprise New Album Star Wars

In these modern times, albums have a tendency to suddenly rain down from the heavens without warning. Wilco have just joined the growing pack of…
Peter Helman | July 16, 2015 - 8:11 pm
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Watch Tweedy Play CBS This Morning

Tweedy, the father-son duo of Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and 19-year-old drummer Spencer Tweedy, released their debut album Sukierae last year. Today, they appeared on CBS
Peter Helman | July 4, 2015 - 2:09 pm
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Read Nick Offerman’s Love Letter To Jeff Tweedy

Jeff Tweedy and Nick Offerman's relationship has gone public over the past few years -- Wilco showed up on Parks And Recreation a few times
James Rettig | June 10, 2015 - 10:15 am
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Stream Richard Thompson Still

British singer-songwriter Richard Thompson has put out 25 records in the past five decades, and that's without counting his live albums or collaborative LPs. Just…
Grace Birnstengel | June 8, 2015 - 12:24 pm

Richard Thompson – “Broken Doll”

Singer-songwriter Richard Thompson is an elder statesman of British folk at this point, having amassed an impressive discography since his start with the Fairport Convention…
Peter Helman | June 5, 2015 - 5:38 pm
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Richard Thompson – “Beatnik Walking” (Prod. Jeff Tweedy)

Prolific singer-songwriter Richard Thompson has been going for almost fifty years, working with a bunch of different producers as he explores the may different aspects…
James Rettig | April 28, 2015 - 9:41 am

Watch Jeff Tweedy & Mavis Staples Cover John Fogerty’s “Wrote A Song For Everyone”

Jeff Tweedy and Mavis Staples have developed a fruitful creative partnership in recent years, with Tweedy producing a couple Staples albums and helping her finish…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2015 - 10:27 am

The Minus 5 – “The History You Hate” (Stereogum Premiere)

Scott McCaughey's pop-rock collective The Minus 5 will return with a new album called Dungeon Golds next month. Longtime collaborators Peter Buck and Jeff Tweedy…
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2015 - 12:43 pm

Amid A Rumored Clash Of Egos, Fun. Claim They’re Not Breaking Up

The band Fun. blew the fuck up in 2012 with the album Some Nights, but they haven't gotten around to recording a follow-up, and they…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2015 - 10:05 am
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Pops Staples – “Somebody Was Watching” (Prod. Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy)

Before his death in 2000, Roebuck "Pops" Staples gave the world nearly five decades' worth of gospel and soul, both on his own and as…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2015 - 11:43 am

The Colbert Report Says Goodbye With An All-Star Serenade & Neutral Milk Hotel’s “Holland, 1945″

Last night, Stephen Colbert ended his incredible nine-year run as host of The Colbert Report, airing his final episode. In the show's last-ever segment, Colbert…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 8:47 am
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