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If you’ll permit me to get self-indulgent here for a second, the Pitchfork Music Festival and I have some history. I was at the first one of these festivals, 10 years ago, when it was still called the Intonation Festival. I’d just started writing for Pitchfork then, and this was the first time I met… More »

You can tell a lot about a Wilco record based on the first few seconds. This is true of any album-oriented band, but especially so when you’re dealing with such an accomplished and wide-ranging catalog. The lovelorn twang of “I Must Be High,” the thunderous churn and down-home charm of “Misunderstood,” the studio-pop fantasia of… More »

Following up a career-making, universally acclaimed opus is enough to fray the edges of a human being’s sanity. We saw this in Meeting People Is Easy, the impossibly morbid documentary about Radiohead’s tour in support of OK Computer, and we heard it in Kid A, Radiohead’s even more insular and paranoid follow-up album. Wilco’s 2002… More »

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Deafheaven’s New Bermuda Recalls Oasis, Red House Painters, Wilco

Deafheaven's Sunbather was a masterpiece -- it was Stereogum's second-favorite record of 2013 and my own #1 by a significant margin. I wrote about it
Michael Nelson | August 25, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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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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Watch Wilco Play “California Stars” With Ben Gibbard & Jenny Lewis In Redmond

Wilco performed at Redmond, Washington's Marymoor Park on 8/11, and they brought a collection of impressive friends to the stage for a rendition of Woody…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 13, 2015 - 10:09 am
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10 Memorable Moments From Outside Lands 2015

Outside Lands took place this past weekend in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, which happens to be situated next to the neighborhood that I grew…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm
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Wilco Thank You For Downloading Star Wars And Recommend 17 Recent Albums To Buy

Wilco just surprise-released their new album Star Wars, offering it up as a free download on their official website. Now, in a new blog post
Peter Helman | July 22, 2015 - 9:50 pm
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Watch Wilco Play Star Wars Songs Live For The First Time At Pitchfork Fest

Wilco just surprise-released their scruffy new album Star Wars on Thursday night, and yesterday, they began their headlining set at Pitchfork Fest by playing through
Peter Helman | July 18, 2015 - 5:00 pm

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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Download Wilco’s First-Ever All Acoustic Show From Solid Sound 2015

Wilco's biennial three-day Solid Sound Festival just kicked off last Friday. Two years ago, they performed a set of fan-requested covers, and this year they…
Peter Helman | July 4, 2015 - 12:06 pm
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Watch Wilco Cover Pavement In Solid Sound Doc Every Other Summer

Every Other Summer, a new documentary about Wilco's three-day Solid Sound Festival at Mass MoCA in North Adams, MA, is now available to rent or…
Peter Helman | June 18, 2015 - 8:57 pm
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Watch Members Of Wilco, Shellac, American Football, & More Join Wire On “Pink Flag”

Wire's classics tend to be terse, minimal constructions that don't necessarily lend themselves to massive, sprawling all-star superjams. But this past weekend, one of them…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 1:15 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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Wilco’s Canceled Indiana Concert Is Back On

Wilco canceled a scheduled appearance at the Murat Theater in Indianapolis earlier this week in protest of the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a move…
Chris DeVille | April 3, 2015 - 1:16 pm
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Wilco Cancel Indianapolis Show In Protest Of Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Last week, Indiana governor Mike Pence signed a disgusting piece of legislation into law that will allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT people based o…
James Rettig | March 30, 2015 - 6:21 pm
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Solid Sound Lineup 2015

The Wilco-curated Solid Sound festival has announced their 2015 lineup. Unsurprisingly, Wilco will play on two of the nights, and Tweedy will take up another…
James Rettig | March 3, 2015 - 11:41 pm
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Watch Wilco Play “I’m The Man Who Loves You” Backstage At The Tonight Show

Wilco brought their alt-country charm to The Tonight Show last week, playing "Cars Can't Escape" and "A Magazine Called Sunset" on the broadcast. Today we…
Maggie Stamets | November 3, 2014 - 4:19 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
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