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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 off putting the ceremony at the end of the long weekend. And as it turns out, that means music fans don’t have to choose between the Grammys and Martin Scorsese… More »

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 consequences. Benjamin Franklin taught us that time is money — therefore, time is Benjamins? — and with billions of social media profiles vying for the public’s attention, the people who… More »

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 at the expense of black excellence. Even within the bizarre and outmoded musical value system that is the Grammys, it felt like a regression. So it’s especially surprising that the… More »

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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
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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
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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
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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

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
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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
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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
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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

5 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Fest 2015 Friday

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…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2015 - 3:03 pm
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Premature Evaluation: Wilco Star Wars

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…
Chris DeVille | July 17, 2015 - 4:41 pm
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