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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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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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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…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2011 - 12:28 pm
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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…
Corban Goble | November 23, 2011 - 12:53 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2011 - 10:37 am
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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 hi…
Corban Goble | August 23, 2011 - 10:56 am
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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…
Scott Lapatine | June 9, 2011 - 10:55 am
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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 Lenno…
brandon | December 15, 2010 - 1:37 pm
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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…
jessica | December 6, 2010 - 5:21 pm

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…
Scott Lapatine | October 30, 2010 - 7:29 pm
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