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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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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 Conventio…
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 aspect…
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 a…
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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Watch Arcade Fire’s Win Butler & Regine Chassagne Cover Talking Heads’ “Slippery People” With Mavis Staples

Last night, Mavis Staples threw a star-studded tribute concert in Chicago for her 75th birthday. Celebrity guests and performers were abundant, including Jeff Tweedy, Gregg…
James Rettig | November 20, 2014 - 7:02 pm
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Watch Jeff Tweedy Play Charades With Ewan McGregor, Wilco Perform On The Tonight Show

Jeff Tweedy took a break from promoting his new Tweedy album to promote Wilco's 20th anniversary on last night's episode of Fallon. He even put…
James Rettig | October 28, 2014 - 9:17 am
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Watch Tweedy’s Full Austin City Limits Episode

Tweedy was the latest artist to be featured on this season of Austin City Limits. The father/son group did an hour-long set, and played a…
James Rettig | October 26, 2014 - 11:45 am

Watch Tweedy’s Star-Studded “Low Key” Video, Directed By Nick Offerman

Here's an incomplete list of famous people who appear in Tweedy's new video for "Low Key," a song from their new album Sukierae: Michael Shannon,…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2014 - 11:56 am
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Watch Tweedy’s Full Album Release Show At Brooklyn Academy Of Music

Father-son duo Tweedy released their debut album, Sukierae, yesterday and celebrated with a release show last night at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music. Tweedy were…
James Rettig | September 24, 2014 - 7:07 pm

Watch Stephen Colbert Unleash The Dad Jokes Upon Tweedy

In his capacity as the frontman of Wilco, Jeff Tweedy has been on The Colbert Report more than once. He was on again last night,…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2014 - 10:08 am

Stream Tweedy Sukierae

Tweedy, the new band that Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy formed with his drummer son Spencer, haven’t yet released their debut album Sukierae, but they haven’t…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2014 - 9:58 am
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Tweedy – “Flowering”

Remember how Wilco posted Yankee Hotel Foxtrot for free online until they could find a label to release it? It seems like Jeff Tweedy i…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2014 - 11:39 am
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