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As promised, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy appeared in a season 4 episode of Portlandia last night. Tweedy played himself in a sketch that involved Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen urging him to write a folk…   Read Story »
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy will be stopping by Pawnee in an upcoming episode of Parks And Recreation. He'll be playing the former singer of Land Ho!, a band who went through a nasty breakup but remains…   Read Story »
Last year, Replacements member Slim Dunlap suffered a stroke. To raise funds for Dunlap, his friends and bandmates have been releasing music all year through the Songs For Slim campaign; Craig Finn,…   Read Story »
The various members of Wilco tend to stay very, very busy, whether or not they're at work with their main band. So it's not too much of a surprise to see that frontman Jeff Tweedy has booked himself…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
Chicago soul maven Mavis Staples will release her second Jeff Tweedy-produced album, One True Vine, next week. We've already heard her cover of Funkadelic's "Can You Get To That" and the even funkier…   Read Story »
The Chicago soul/gospel legend Mavis Staples has now recorded two albums with Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy serving as producer, and on the second of those, the forthcoming One True Vine, Tweedy and his…   Read Story »
Three years ago, the great Chicago soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples released You Are Not Alone, the comeback album that Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy produced for her. In a couple of months, she'll…   Read Story »
The big news about The Invisible Way, the new album from Minnesota indie lifers Low, is that Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy produced it. But the thing that strikes me most about the album is that it…   Read Story »
Jeff Tweedy is auctioning off an eight-hour recording session at Wilco's studio, The Loft, as part of a charity auction to benefit Chicago's Northside College Prep, the school where his children are…   Read Story »