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Watch Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples & Sean Lennon Cover “Happy X-Mas (War Is Over)” On Colbert

On Wednesday, Stephen Colbert signed off his show with an old timey Christmas carol, "Good King Wencesles," joined by Michael Stipe and Mandy Patinkin. Last night, he signed off his entire 2012 season with a performance of a more modern Christmas classic, Lennon and Ono's "Happy X-Mas (War Is Over)." This time he stayed… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 14, 2012

Low The Invisible Way (Prod. By Jeff Tweedy) Details & Play Nice Places EP Download

Minnesota's Low have produced a pretty indispensable body of work over the past two decades -- they're probably the face of the "slowcore" movement, although their music has grown far beyond the limitations implied by that tag. I can't think of a single inessential album in their catalog -- their last, 2011's C'Mon was a… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 28, 2012

Bill Fay – “This World” (Feat. Jeff Tweedy) & “Jesus, Etc.” (Wilco Cover)

Next week, the cult-favorite British singer-songwriter Bill Fay returns with Life Is People, his third album overall but his first in 40 years. On the warm, lonesome chug "This World," Wilco frontman and longtime Fay admirer Jeff Tweedy shows up to lend vocals. And elsewhere on the album, Fay offers a weathered, elegiac cover… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 16, 2012

The 10 Best Wilco Songs

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 »

By: Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy / August 16, 2012

And Here’s Jeff Tweedy With The Weather

During Wilco's recent visit to Chicago's WGN-TV, the band performed "Dawned On Me" and "Whole Love," and as a special bonus, frontman Jeff Tweedy stepped out in front of the greenscreen to help deliver weather news and to gently send up the entire enterprise of delivering weather news. He is a funny person, and there… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 15, 2011

Stereogum Presents Feist’s Tour Polaroids

Though Feist's worldwide tour of Metals won't wrap up until next March, Leslie, tourmates Mountain Man and the gang took some time out to document the first leg with a Polaroid camera and film supplied to us by the Impossible Project. Special thanks to Graeme Flegenheimer for facilitating the project. Check out Leslie'… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 23, 2011

Watch Jeff Tweedy Cover Black Eyed Peas, Wilco’s “Born Alone” Video

"Born Alone," a vaguely Spoon-sounding track from Wilco's new album The Whole Love, has a video. It's a montage of band-related imagery (guitar racks, studio knobs, faces), and it's nothing too exciting. But still! A good song! Mark Greenberg directs. Watch it below. Also below, we've got something you're definitely going to want to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 7, 2011

Watch Jeff Tweedy Play New Wilco Tune “Dawned On Me” Acoustic

Here, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy unfurls a cut from Wilco's forthcoming The Whole Love at St. Louis's Peabody Opera House, a short jaunt from his hometown Belleville, IL. Check out the St. Louis Magazine-produced, pared-down performance below. More »

By: Corban Goble / August 23, 2011

Wilco Ready “I Might” 7″, LP8

dBpm Records (AKA Wilco: The Label) officially launched earlier this year, and now we're getting some details about its debut Wilco release. New single "I Might" will be released on limited edition vinyl, with a cover of Nick Lowe's "I Love My Label" on the b-side. It'll be available at the band's Solid Sound Fest… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 9, 2011

Jeff Tweedy Covers John Lennon “God”

Last week Paul McCartney paid homage to John Lennon to mark the 30th Anniversary of his bandmate's death. Obviously you didn't need to know Lennon to be affected by his murder, and tributes were various. Jeff Tweedy joined Wilco members John Stirratt and Pat Sansone’s other band the Autumn Defense on 12/8/10 for a… More »

By: brandon / December 15, 2010

Jeff Tweedy Joins Yo La Tengo’s Hannukah Party

Yo La Tengo kicked off their week of Hanukkah shows on December 1. M. Ward, Mission Of Burma, and the Parting Gives have already stopped by the Maxwell's shows. And on the third night Jeff Tweedy stopped by for an acoustic set of Wilco, Uncle Tupelo, Yo La Tengo songs, and covers, including a cover… More »

By: jessica / December 6, 2010

Peace, Crazy, Love Trains Collide At The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear

Hundreds of thousands of bloggers Americans gathered at the National Mall in D.C. today to watch Comedy Central stars John Stewart and Stephen Colbert and friends (e.g., Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Father Guido Sarducci) take on (in Stewart's words) "the country's 24-hour politico-pundit-perpetual-panic conflictinator," and basically give the middle finger to Glenn Beck. Reasonableness was at the… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 30, 2010

Week In Tweedy: Colbert, Letterman, Farm Aid 25

Busy last few days for Jeff Tweedy. Farm Aid's 25th Anniversary show took place Saturday, with Dave Matthews, Norah Jones, and Jeff Tweedy joining Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp for the annual awareness-raising concert. Tweedy performed solo, and dedicated "I'm The Man Who Loves You" from Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, to his wife. Earlier this week… More »

By: jessica / October 7, 2010

Neil Young Offers Le Noise Art & Tracklist, Gets Covered By Jeff Tweedy & Avi Buffalo

Neil Young's upcoming solo album Le Noise is finished according to the singer himself, who announced the new via Facebook. The Daniel Lanois-produced album will be out 9/28 on vinyl and CD, and digitally on iTunes. Then, Young says, it'll be out on Blu-ray and on an iPhone/iPad app about a month later. "Forgive… More »

By: jessica / August 23, 2010

Lollapalooza 2010 Friday: Lady Gaga And The Strokes, So Far Away Yet … Yeah, So Far Away

As much as Lolla's undercard is varied, and vast, it's a headliner's ball this year. Because this deep into the festival season we've seen nearly all of these bands plenty, and because Lolla has created some discourse-owning 8PM show-downs. Night one's was a study in contrasts: Lady Gaga, or the Strokes? We caught both, two… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 7, 2010

Jeff Tweedy – “You Are Not Alone”

Last month you heard the title track of Mavis Staples' forthcoming Tweedy-produced LP. Now, thanks to Wilco Club (via 24BIT), you can hear the Wilco frontman's original solo acoustic take:… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 19, 2010

Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy – “You Are Not Alone”

"You Are Not Alone" is the title track from gospel/soul singer Mavis Staple's forthcoming Jeff Tweedy-produced collection, the followup to 2007's Ry Cooder-produced We’ll Never Turn Back. The new album includes Mavis doing gospal standards along with interpretations of Pops Staples, Randy Newman, Allen Toussaint, John Fogerty, Rev. Gary Davis and Little Milton. Tweedy also… More »

By: brandon / July 7, 2010

New 7 Worlds Collide (Ed O’Brien/Neil Finn/Jeff Tweedy/Johnny Marr) – “Bodhisattva Blues” (Stereogum Premiere)

At this point most fans of Radiohead are aware that 7 Worlds Collide is a true-to-the-definition supergroup involving all the people listed in the above headline as well as Phil Selway and others who aren't. What you might've forgotten is that 7 Worlds Collide began as the good-will project of Neil Finn. The first… More »

By: brandon / August 31, 2009

Rosanne Cash Enlists Tweedy, Springsteen, Costello For Covers LP

You know when your parents are like, "What is that garbage you're listening to?" and turn down your Soulja Boy CD and try to turn you to on to some Bob Seger shit from before you were born? Parents are so lame. That is sort of like what happened to Rosanne Cash, except her dad… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 28, 2009

Take A Listen To 7 Worlds Collide, AKA The Radiohead Wilco Johnny Marr Neil Finn Supergroup

As we told you this past fall (and again, later), Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Philip Selway rejoined ex-Crowded Housed Neil Finn for part two of his 7 Worlds Collide project. The inaugural project, recorded back in 2001, included O'Brien and Selway along with Eddie Vedder, Johnny Marr, Lisa Germano, Soul Coughing's Sebastian Steinberg,… More »

By: brandon / July 30, 2009