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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 »

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 when you’re dealing with such an accomplished and wide-ranging catalog. The lovelorn twang of “I Must Be High,” the thunderous churn and down-home charm of “Misunderstood,” the studio-pop fantasia of… More »

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 Easy, the impossibly morbid documentary about Radiohead’s tour in support of OK Computer, and we heard it in Kid A, Radiohead’s even more insular and paranoid follow-up album. Wilco’s 2002… More »

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Nick Lowe – “Sensitive Man” Video (Feat. Wilco, Tim Heidecker, Robyn Hitchcock, Marc Maron)

Acerbic British great Nick Lowe hasn't made a music video in 18 years, but now here's a star-studded, slightly ridiculous one for his song "Sensitive…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2012 - 5:30 pm
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Wilco, White Denim @ Wiltern, Los Angeles 1/25/12

Instead of selling out one night at a large venue, Popeye pals Wilco sold out three nights at medium sized venues scattered across Los Angele…
Andrew Youssef | January 26, 2012 - 4:56 pm
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Wilco & Popeye – “Dawned On Me” Video

While it seemed like a one-off at the time, the Popeye/Wilco collaboration rolls on with the video for The Whole Love cut "Dawned On Me."…
Corban Goble | January 25, 2012 - 11:03 am
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Wilco Play Conan, Release iTunes Session

Sometimes it's hard for bands to stay in the spotlight mere months after their album drops, but Wilco seems to be having no problem with…
Corban Goble | January 24, 2012 - 12:18 pm
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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
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2012 - 2:16 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2011 - 12:28 pm
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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.
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2011 - 8:56 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2011 - 11:07 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2011 - 11:22 am
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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'…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2011 - 9:14 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2011 - 10:37 am
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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,”…
Corban Goble | September 3, 2011 - 12:59 pm
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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 hi…
Corban Goble | August 23, 2011 - 10:56 am
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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
Amrit Singh | June 29, 2011 - 2:43 pm
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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…
Scott Lapatine | June 26, 2011 - 10:01 pm
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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…
Scott Lapatine | June 25, 2011 - 8:28 am
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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…
Scott Lapatine | June 9, 2011 - 10:55 am
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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,…
jessica | May 31, 2011 - 5:30 pm
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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.
jessica | May 13, 2011 - 10:14 am
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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.
jessica | May 9, 2011 - 12:18 pm
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