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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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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 his…
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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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…
jessica | April 25, 2011 - 10:50 am
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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…
jessica | January 27, 2011 - 11:45 am
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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…
brandon | December 15, 2010 - 1:37 pm
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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…
jessica | December 6, 2010 - 5:21 pm

Wilco: The Coffee Is Here … What Should They Brand Next?

Nothing goes better with a Wilco sandwich than a delicious cup of Wilco direct trade coffee. According to the band's website, some of Wilco's members…
jessica | November 22, 2010 - 12:00 pm
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Week In Tweedy: Colbert, Letterman, Farm Aid 25

Busy last few days for Jeff Tweedy. Farm Aid's 25th Anniversary show took place Saturday, with Dave Matthews, Norah Jones, and Jeff Tweedy joining Willie…
jessica | October 7, 2010 - 10:08 am
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End Of The Road Festival 2010 In Photos

This past weekend Larmer Tree Gardens, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, hosted the fifth annual End Of The Road Festival. This year's lineup continued the festival's peripheral…
Amrit Singh | September 13, 2010 - 4:19 pm
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Neil Young Offers Le Noise Art & Tracklist, Gets Covered By Jeff Tweedy & Avi Buffalo

Neil Young's upcoming solo album Le Noise is finished according to the singer himself, who announced the new via Facebook. The Daniel Lanois-produced album will…
jessica | August 23, 2010 - 1:24 pm

Wilco – “Bull Black Nova” Live Video

This unreleased backstage version of "Bull Black Nova" comes from the same La Blogothèque session where Wilco did "Country Disappeared" back in February. It was…
jessica | July 9, 2010 - 3:40 pm
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Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy – “You Are Not Alone”

"You Are Not Alone" is the title track from gospel/soul singer Mavis Staple's forthcoming Jeff Tweedy-produced collection, the followup to 2007's Ry Cooder-produced We’ll Never…
brandon | July 7, 2010 - 1:37 pm
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Wilco Go “Deeper Down” On Ferguson

Wilco -- featuring a rough-looking Jeff Tweedy -- were on Craig Ferguson's show last night. Tweedy could be tired from festival planning. The band just…
jessica | May 11, 2010 - 10:37 am
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