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Spencer Tweedy – “Whole Love” Video (Feat. Tavi Gevinson)

The great American city of Chicago has lately produced two — count ‘em, two — weirdly famous precocious preadolescent hipster-fried bloggers: Wilco heir Spencer Tweedy and fashion prodigy Tavi Gevinson. And the two of them are totally buddies! It’s almost too cute for words.

Spencer Tweedy has just made his own video for… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 6, 2012 - 2:16 pm

And Here’s Jeff Tweedy With The Weather

During Wilco’s recent visit to Chicago’s WGN-TV, the band performed “Dawned On Me” and “Whole Love,” and as a special bonus, frontman Jeff Tweedy stepped out in front of the greenscreen to help deliver weather news and to gently send up the entire enterprise of delivering weather news. He is a funny person, and there… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 15, 2011 - 12:28 pm

Hear Wilco’s “I Might” In Demo & Daytrotter Form

The sparse, chugging, vaguely Spoon-sounding “I Might” was the first single from Wilco’s 2011 album The Whole Love, and it’s one of that LP’s highlights. And right now, we’ve got two new versions of the track to chew on. On Speak Into The Rose, the vinyl-only Record Store Day EP that the band released o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 13, 2011 - 8:56 am

Check Out Record Store Day’s Black Friday Release List

One day a year just isn’t enough for the people behind Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent vinyl retailers. So for the second year running, the Record Store Day people have organized another day where all sorts of exclusives will be available at indie record stores, and it’ll once again go down o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 21, 2011 - 11:07 am

Wilco – “Speak Into The Rose”

“Speak Into The Rose” is a track from the deluxe version of Wilco’s new album The Whole Love, but it finds the band in the mode of A Ghost Is Born, their most experimental and divisive album. It’s a seven-minute instrumental with noised-up guitar leads and a krautrock beat built as much from synthetic squeak… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 30, 2011 - 11:22 am

Watch Wilco On Letterman

Wilco spent a whole lot of last night on the Late Show With David Letterman set. The band served as musical guests on last night’s episode, playing their relentlessly pleasant new single “Born Alone” and gaining a pretty enthusiastic endorsement from Letterman himself. And in the Ed Sullivan Theater, the band also played a full… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 22, 2011 - 9:14 am

Watch Jeff Tweedy Cover Black Eyed Peas, Wilco’s “Born Alone” Video

“Born Alone,” a vaguely Spoon-sounding track from Wilco’s new album The Whole Love, has a video. It’s a montage of band-related imagery (guitar racks, studio knobs, faces), and it’s nothing too exciting. But still! A good song! Mark Greenberg directs. Watch it below.

Also below, we’ve got something you’re definitely going to want… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 7, 2011 - 10:37 am

Wilco The Whole Love Comment Party

Wilco’s eighth album is streaming at Wilco World for the next 24 hours. You already know (and seem to like) the first single “I Might,” and you’ve seen an acoustic rendition of another new one, “Dawned On Me.” So how about the rest? Give us your first impressions.

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By: Corban Goble / September 3, 2011 - 12:59 pm

Watch Jeff Tweedy Play New Wilco Tune “Dawned On Me” Acoustic

Here, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy unfurls a cut from Wilco’s forthcoming The Whole Love at St. Louis’s Peabody Opera House, a short jaunt from his hometown Belleville, IL. Check out the St. Louis Magazine-produced, pared-down performance below. More »

By: Corban Goble / August 23, 2011 - 10:56 am

Wilco The Whole Love Details

We’ve heard “I Might” in the studio and some other new songs at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival. Today’s news is that the forthcoming The Whole Love will feature 12 tracks produced by Jeff Tweedy, Patrick Sansone, and Tom Schick. The record’s due 9/27 via the band’s new label, dBpm. That’s the cover above, here’s the… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 29, 2011 - 2:43 pm

Wilco @ Solid Sound ’11: Photos, Setlists, Video Of New Songs

Wilco’s second annual Solid Sound fest has come to a close. Yesterday we posted the fuzzed “I Might,” and Nick Lowe cover “I Love My Label,” two sides of a new 7″ sold at the site. Now we’ve got setlists and videos from Wilco’s two performances, over which they played six songs live for the… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 26, 2011 - 10:01 pm

Wilco – “I Might”

Wilco’s new single “I Might” has gone on sale at this weekend’s Solid Sound Fest (AKA Wilcopalooza) in North Adams, MA. The song’s a taut stomper, with circular riffs and snaky organs highlighting an indelible chorus (“It’s alright/ You won’t set the kids on fire/ But I might”). The track is Tweedy & Co’s first… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 25, 2011 - 8:28 am

Wilco Ready “I Might” 7″, LP8

dBpm Records (AKA Wilco: The Label) officially launched earlier this year, and now we’re getting some details about its debut Wilco release. New single “I Might” will be released on limited edition vinyl, with a cover of Nick Lowe’s “I Love My Label” on the b-side. It’ll be available at the band’s Solid Sound Fest… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 9, 2011 - 10:55 am

Scenes From Sasquatch! 2011

Sasquatch! took place over four nights this Memorial Day Weekend. The Washington Festival included some very anticipated shows, including Wolf Parade’s next to last show, new tracks from Modest Mouse, and one of Death From Above 1979’s reunion appearances. That’s Das Racist’s Victor Vazquez getting a kiss from an audience member (not a moment anyone… More »

By: jessica / May 31, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Wild Beasts Smother Under The Influence

Hopefully by now you’ve heard Smother, the third album from Wild Beasts. As with all their records, it feels like it comes out of nowhere. And as always, I have trouble finding reference points to give people when recommending them (Antony? Talking Heads?). That’s why I asked the band to talk about some of the… More »

By: jessica / May 13, 2011 - 10:14 am

Scenes From New Orleans Jazz Fest 2011

Wilco, The Strokes, Lupe Fiasco, The Decemberists, and many many others headed down to New Orleans for the week-long New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The festival started in the 70s, and it’s gotten pretty diverse — there probably aren’t many other festivals where you could catch Arcade Fire, Gregg Allman Blues Band, Lupe Fiasco,… More »

By: jessica / May 9, 2011 - 12:18 pm

Arcade Fire Sing “Take Me Out To The Ballgame”

Wilco did it at Wrigley field in 2008, and now Arcade Fire’s tackled “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” for the Cubs. Members Will Butler and Marika Shaw did the honors Saturday night, singing and swaying to get the crowd into the song during the seventh inning stretch. Watch it at the MLB website, and… More »

By: jessica / April 25, 2011 - 10:50 am

Wilco (The Record Label)

Wilco ran their own festival last year, have their own coffee blend, and gave their blessing to sandwiches named after them. Their own record label seems like the next logical step, or rather, a step you expected from them a few albums back. Unfortunately the label’s called dBpm Records and not Wilco (The Label), but… More »

By: jessica / January 27, 2011 - 11:45 am

Jeff Tweedy Covers John Lennon “God”

Last week Paul McCartney paid homage to John Lennon to mark the 30th Anniversary of his bandmate’s death. Obviously you didn’t need to know Lennon to be affected by his murder, and tributes were various. Jeff Tweedy joined Wilco members John Stirratt and Pat Sansone’s other band the Autumn Defense on 12/8/10 for a renditio… More »

By: brandon / December 15, 2010 - 1:37 pm

Jeff Tweedy Joins Yo La Tengo’s Hannukah Party

Yo La Tengo kicked off their week of Hanukkah shows on December 1. M. Ward, Mission Of Burma, and the Parting Gives have already stopped by the Maxwell’s shows. And on the third night Jeff Tweedy stopped by for an acoustic set of Wilco, Uncle Tupelo, Yo La Tengo songs, and covers, including a cover… More »

By: jessica / December 6, 2010 - 5:21 pm