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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…   Read Story »
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, the forthcoming One True Vine, Tweedy and his…   Read Story »
Wilco percussionist Glenn Kotche has taken his rhythm skills to the kitchen. In a new commercial for Delta Faucets' "Touch2O Technology" -- no faucet handles, just give it a smack and the water flow…   Read Story »
Bob Dylan is 71 years old, with absolutely nothing to prove, and nobody would be mad if he spent the rest of his life with his feet up on a porch somewhere. Instead, he's keeping up with an…   Read Story »
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 produced for her. In a couple of months, she'll…   Read Story »
Wilco's Solid Sound Festival is back for another round this year, taking over the MASS MoCA museum on North Adams, MA 6/21-23. Wilco will once again headline the festival, and the rest of the lineup,…   Read Story »
After playing the Wiltern earlier this year, Wilco triumphantly closed out their tour of the country with a magical evening at the Hollywood Bowl. Some of the highlights included the crowd singing…   Read Story »
Wilco are no strangers to animated videos -- they've worked with Popeye in the past, for instance -- and their new clip, for The Whole Love's somber ballad "Sunloathe," continues on that path.…   Read Story »
In a perfect world, all albums would be self-contained universes. A good album can communicate complex emotions and ideas with the aid of just a little context; a great album can communicate…   Read Story »
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 warm, lonesome chug "This World," Wilco frontman…   Read Story »