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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Wilco Schmilco

A Wilco album used to be an event. More importantly, it sounded like an event. The Chicago folk-rock band's best full-lengths -- specifically the peerless…
Chris DeVille | September 7, 2016 - 12:09 pm

The Week In Pop

Forecasting The 2016 Grammys

The Grammys are on a Monday this year. Sunday is Valentine's Day and Monday is Presidents' Day, so the Grammy people figured they'd be better…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2016 - 1:34 pm

2015 In Review

Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am

More Wilco stories

Watch Wilco Perform “Someone To Lose,” Avoid Didgeridoo Jam Session On Colbert

Wilco just released their new album Schmilco, and frontman Jeff Tweedy also just gamely participated in a Late Show With Stephen Colbert bit about how…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2016 - 9:08 am

Jeff Tweedy Reveals Future Wilco Album Titles 50 Shades Of Wilco, Big Wilco Style, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot 3, & Many More

Wilco will be the musical guests on tonight's episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, and to promote their performance, frontman Jeff Tweedy has…
Peter Helman | September 21, 2016 - 9:46 pm

Watch Jeff Tweedy Play Hashtag Wars On @Midnight

Wilco just dropped their latest album Shmilco last week. Continuing the promo run for the album, Jeff Tweedy was a guest on Comedy Central's @Midnight
Collin Robinson | September 15, 2016 - 11:01 am

Wilco – “Someone To Lose”

Wilco recently announced they would be following up last year's suprise LP, Star Wars, with a new album called Shmilco. We've heard "If I Ever
Collin Robinson | August 29, 2016 - 11:56 am

Wilco Announce In-Store Schmilco Listening Parties

Last month, Wilco announced the release of their tenth studio album, Schmilco -- that'll come out on 9/9, but three days before that (9/6), the…
James Rettig | August 15, 2016 - 3:03 pm

Wilco, Savages, Julia Holter Curate Le Guess Who’s 2016 Lineup

Dutch music festival Le Guess Who? is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year in its home base of Utrecht, and the organizers have invited four…
James Rettig | July 20, 2016 - 3:26 pm

Wilco Announce New Album Schmilco; Stream “If I Ever Was a Child”

Last week, Wilco released a new track called "Locator" -- ostensibly to recognize the one-year anniversary of the band's last LP, the surprise release Star
Michael Nelson | July 18, 2016 - 6:13 pm

Wilco – “Locator”

Wilco surprise-released their album Star Wars one year ago today. To celebrate, they've shared another new song called "Locator," Pitchfork reports. Like Star Wars before…
Chris DeVille | July 14, 2016 - 11:09 am

Mikael Jorgensen Debuts His Rancho Electro Project With Graph Rabbit (Stereogum Premiere)

Best known as the keyboardist for Wilco, Mikael Jorgensen has played with a number of bands including Quindar and Jorgensen/O’Keeffe over the years. Now he's…
Zac Gelfand | May 13, 2016 - 9:23 am

Watch Members Of Wilco, R.E.M., & Yo La Tengo Cover Big Star’s Third In LA

An all-star cast of musicians including Big Star's Jody Stephens, Jeff Tweedy and Pat Sansone of Wilco, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Yo La Tengo's Ira Kaplan,…
Peter Helman | April 28, 2016 - 7:48 pm

Members Of Wilco, Yo La Tengo, R.E.M., Jessica Pratt To Perform Big Star’s Third With Jody Stephens

An all-star group of musicians will gather at Los Angeles' Alex Theater on 4/27 to perform Big Star's Third/Sister Lovers live in concert. Jeff Tweedy…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 28, 2016 - 1:46 pm

Read George Saunders’ Essay On Wilco’s “One Sunday Morning”

The contemporary American author George Saunders penned an essay about Wilco's "One Sunday Morning" for an online feature that The New York Times Magazine published…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 10, 2016 - 10:11 am

Watch Wilco’s Tiny Desk Concert

Wilco stopped by one of NPR's offices to perform a few songs for Bob Boilen's Tiny Desk Concert series. The band has been on and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 23, 2016 - 2:15 pm

Another Wilco Album Is Coming This Year

Last year, Wilco surprised-released Star Wars, their first full-length since 2011's The Whole Love. Fortunately, it seems like we won't have to wait another four…
Peter Helman | February 19, 2016 - 6:22 pm

Jim James, Antony, Courtney Barnett Confirmed For Massive Grateful Dead Covers Comp

The National have been planning a Grateful Dead tribute album for quite some time, and when we profiled the band last year they elaborated a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 12, 2016 - 10:22 am

Watch The Harlem Globetrotters Interrupt Tweedy’s Adele Cover

The Harlem Globetrotters have been doing their thing for almost 100 years now. There aren't too many places where a visit from the team would…
Collin Robinson | February 8, 2016 - 12:08 pm

Watch Wilco Cover David Bowie In Brooklyn

Since David Bowie's passing last month, tributes and covers of the late legend's songs have been pouring in left and right. Last night, during their…
Peter Helman | February 6, 2016 - 1:56 pm

Watch Wilco Perform On Colbert, Sing Stephen Colbert A Lullaby

Wilco have been down with Stephen Colbert since his Colbert Report days. And when they showed up on his Late Show last night, they weren't…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2016 - 8:42 am

Watch Jeff Tweedy, Corin Tucker, & R.E.M.’s Mike Mills & Peter Buck Cover David Bowie

In conjunction with the non-profit education and aid organization the Palapa Society, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck brought the Todos Santos Music Festival back to Mexico for…
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 7:34 pm

Watch Landlady And Nels Cline Cover Jimi Hendrix

New York experimental rockers Landlady hosted their Holiday Spectacular at the Bell House in Brooklyn earlier this month. Among the evening's presumed highlights was a…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2015 - 11:23 am

Essay

The 2016 Grammys Are Gonna Be Alright

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 2:29 pm

Listen To Wilco’s Episode Of Song Exploder

Jeff Tweedy is the latest artist to take us through his writing process for the Song Exploder podcast. He broke down "Magnetized," the closing track…
James Rettig | December 3, 2015 - 11:08 am

Jeff Tweedy Writing “Funny, Disarming” Memoir

Jeff Tweedy is one of the most winsome personalities in music today, and his decades as a professional musician have generated enough drama to fill…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2015 - 4:21 pm

Jeff Tweedy Covered José Feliciano For Fargo

If you're not watching the FX drama Fargo, allow me to suggest that you jump the fuck on that; I don't think there's anything better…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 11:02 am

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

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

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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