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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 »

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 »

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Tweedy – “Diamond Light Pt. 1″ (Stereogum Premiere)

The songs released so far from Jeff and Spencer Tweedy's Sukierae -- "I'll Sing It," "Summer Noon," and "Wait For Love" -- have been relatively…
Chris DeVille | July 17, 2014 - 1:03 pm
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Tweedy – “Wait For Love”

The latest single from Jeff and Spencer Tweedy's Sukierae is here, following "I'll Sing It" and "Summer Noon." It's a slow jam called "Wait For…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2014 - 12:40 pm
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Tweedy – “Summer Noon” Video

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy recently formed Tweedy, a new duo with his drumming son Spencer, and Sukierae, their debut album as a group, is coming…
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2014 - 1:08 pm

A Ghost Is Born Turns 10

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
Chris DeVille | June 23, 2014 - 2:11 pm
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Stream/Download Jeff Tweedy’s Entire Mountain Jam X Set, Featuring 12 New Songs

The Tweedy friends and family band brought their road show to the 10th annual Mountain Jam in Hunter Mountain, New York last weekend, and the…
Chris DeVille | June 10, 2014 - 10:23 am

Watch Tweedy Play New Song “Low Key” At Three Rivers Arts Fest

Jeff and Spencer Tweedy's father-son act is out on the road debuting a bunch of the songs that will appear on Sukierae, their "solo album
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2014 - 5:10 pm

Tweedy – “I’ll Sing It”

Jeff Tweedy has led Wilco for 20 years, and god knows he'll probably keep leading it for another 20. But Tweedy has a new band…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2014 - 4:35 pm
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Jeff Tweedy Announces Debut Solo Album, North American Tour

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy is known for having a pretty relentless tour schedule and it doesn't appear to be letting up anytime soon. He just announced…
James Rettig | May 18, 2014 - 5:40 pm
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Watch Jeff Tweedy Learn To Write An Honest Folk Song On Portlandia

As promised, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy appeared in a season 4 episode of Portlandia last night. Tweedy played himself in a sketch that involved Carrie Brownstein…
Chris DeVille | April 4, 2014 - 4:21 pm
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The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am
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Jeff Tweedy Announces U.S. Solo Tour

The various members of Wilco tend to stay very, very busy, whether or not they're at work with their main band. So it's not too…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2013 - 5:19 pm
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Hear Wilco And Beck Do “Loser” & “California Stars” In Long Island

Right now, Wilco is on the huge AmericanaramA tour with Bob Dylan and My Morning Jacket, and a few nights ago, the big show came…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2013 - 9:19 am
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Download Wilco’s Full Solid Sound Covers Set

This past weekend, Wilco hosted and headlined their annual Massachusetts festival Solid Sound, starting off the weekend with a crazy 27-song set of covers. We've…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2013 - 10:12 am
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Watch Wilco Cover “Get Lucky”

This year's installment of Solid Sound Festival -- Wilco's recurring summer music festival in Massachusetts -- began last night. For the first night, Wilco headlined…
Liz Pelly | June 22, 2013 - 3:26 pm
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Progress Report: Jeff Tweedy

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.
Chris DeVille | June 18, 2013 - 11:38 am
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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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Watch Wilco’s Glenn Kotche In A Faucet Commercial

Wilco percussionist Glenn Kotche has taken his rhythm skills to the kitchen. In a new commercial for Delta Faucets' "Touch2O Technology" -- no faucet handles,…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 9, 2013 - 12:13 pm
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Dylan, Wilco, MMJ Announce AmericanaramA Tour

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…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2013 - 11:48 am

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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Solid Sound 2013 Lineup

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…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2013 - 5:38 pm
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