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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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Tweedy – “I’ll Sing It”

Jeff Tweedy has led Wilco for 20 years, and god knows he'll probably keep leading it for another 20. But Tweedy has a new band…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2014 - 4:35 pm
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Jeff Tweedy Announces Debut Solo Album, North American Tour

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy is known for having a pretty relentless tour schedule and it doesn't appear to be letting up anytime soon. He just announced…
James Rettig | May 18, 2014 - 5:40 pm
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Watch Yo La Tengo, Jeff Tweedy, Decemberists, Ginuwine, & Letters To Cleo On Parks And Rec’s Season Finale

Last night, the great NBC sitcom Parks And Recreation ended its sixth season with an hour-long finale. All season, the show has been building up…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2014 - 9:33 am
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Watch Jeff Tweedy On Parks And Recreation

Following his recent Portlandia appearance, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy made his long-awaited debut on Parks And Recreation last night as the reluctant former frontman of Land…
James Rettig | April 11, 2014 - 8:49 am

Watch Jeff Tweedy Learn To Write An Honest Folk Song On Portlandia

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…
Chris DeVille | April 4, 2014 - 4:21 pm
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Jeff Tweedy To Appear On Parks & Rec

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!,…
James Rettig | February 7, 2014 - 5:15 pm
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Preview Jeff Tweedy’s Slim Dunlap Cover “Ballad Of The Opening Band”

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…
Liz Pelly | September 15, 2013 - 4:53 pm

Jeff Tweedy Announces U.S. Solo Tour

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…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2013 - 5:19 pm
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Stream Mavis Staples One True Vine

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
Claire Lobenfeld | June 17, 2013 - 11:42 am

Mavis Stapes – “I Like The Things About Me”

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,…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2013 - 4:57 pm
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Mavis Staples – “Can You Get to That” (Funkadelic Cover) (Feat. Jeff Tweedy)

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…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2013 - 10:51 am
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Stream Low The Invisible Way

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…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2013 - 12:13 pm
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Bid On A Recording Session With Jeff Tweedy

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…
Liz Pelly | March 2, 2013 - 5:07 pm
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Low – “So Blue”

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy produced The Invisible Way, the new album from the Minnesota slowcore heroes Low, and we've already posted the early songs "Plastic
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2013 - 3:08 pm
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Low – “Just Make It Stop”

Longtime slowcore warriors Low roped Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy into producing their new album The Invisible Way, which drops in a couple of months. We've…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2013 - 9:36 am
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Low – “Plastic Cup”

Last month we got the scoop that Low had completed work on their 10th album, The Invisible Way, which had been produced by Wilco's Jeff…
Michael Nelson | December 26, 2012 - 5:40 pm
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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…
Amrit Singh | December 14, 2012 - 10:30 am
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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…
Michael Nelson | November 28, 2012 - 10:34 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2012 - 2:24 pm
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