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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 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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Wilco (The Festival)

Surprisingly, it won't be in Chicago (maybe one artist-curated festival is enough). Wilco's first Solid Sound Festival, in North Adams, MA, is a three-day event…
jessica | April 7, 2010 - 10:16 am
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Wilco Take “Country Disappeared” To Take Away Show

Wilco played the gorgeous Olympia theater in Montreal on February 27, and the timing was perfect for a Takeaway Show, if only La Blogothèque and…
jessica | March 30, 2010 - 10:23 am
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Wilco: The Sandwich

Toronto's Sky Blue Sky Sandwich Company Ltd opened a Wilco-themed sandwich shop, with sandwiches named after Wilco tracks like the Outta Mind (Outta Sight), the…
jessica | March 3, 2010 - 4:06 pm
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Wilco Cover Neil Young, Help Haiti, Head To Olympics

A week or so ago we told you that when Wilco's not covering Skip Spence, they're covering Neil Young. They initially made like Shakey for…
brandon | February 10, 2010 - 3:11 pm
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Feist, Beck & Nels Cline Cover Skip Spence

We told you Beck and friends (Jamie Lidell, Wilco, Feist, etc.) were covering Skip Spence's 1969 solo album Oar for Hansen's Record Club: They've made…
brandon | December 14, 2009 - 11:23 am
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Beck Recruits Wilco, Feist, Jamie Lidell For Skip Spence “Record Club” Tribute

When not collaborating with Charlotte Gainsbourg on IRM, Beck continues adding covers collections to his Record Club. His (and MGMT and Devendra Banhart's) go at…
brandon | November 13, 2009 - 9:27 am
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Wilco, BSS, Sun Kil Moon To Play 2010 Olympics

Canada's known for indie rock, so makes sense you'll find plenty of homegrown talent (BSS, Stars) and international musicians (Wilco, Iron & Wine, Joan As…
brandon | October 13, 2009 - 4:15 pm
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New 7 Worlds Collide (Ed O’Brien/Neil Finn/Jeff Tweedy/Johnny Marr) – “Bodhisattva Blues” (Stereogum Premiere)

At this point most fans of Radiohead are aware that 7 Worlds Collide is a true-to-the-definition supergroup involving all the people listed in the above…
brandon | August 31, 2009 - 10:00 am
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Green Man Festival 2009 In Photos

The eco-friendly Green Man took over Brecon Beacons, Wales this past weekend with a heavy dose of Americana: from midwestern folkies (Bon Iver, Wilco, Andrew…
Scott Lapatine | August 26, 2009 - 12:09 pm
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Take A Listen To 7 Worlds Collide, AKA The Radiohead Wilco Johnny Marr Neil Finn Supergroup

As we told you this past fall (and again, later), Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Philip Selway rejoined ex-Crowded Housed Neil Finn for part two of…
brandon | July 30, 2009 - 3:13 pm
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Wilco & Feist Do “You & I” For Letterman

Ticketholding Wilco fans in LA and NYC have already seen Leslie and Tweedy recreate their (The Album) vocal duet in the flesh; last night's Letterman…
Amrit Singh | July 15, 2009 - 11:23 am
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Wilco/Yo La Tengo @ KeySpan Park, Coney Island 7/13/09

In a few days the city's indie kids will make their way out to Coney Island for the Voice's annual Siren festival, chances are many…
Amrit Singh | July 14, 2009 - 10:17 am
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The ‘Gum Drop XCV: Hear New Tiny Vipers, Win Wilco Goods

Next week, Jesy Fortino, aka Seattle's Tiny Vipers, is releasing her second Sub Pop full length, Life On Earth. Building up and clarifying what we…
brandon | July 1, 2009 - 10:03 am
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Wilco & Feist Do “You & I” Live In L.A.

First Feist joined Grizzly Bear and her old Broken Social Scene pals in Toronto. Now, continuing her goodwill mission, she's ventured all the way to…
brandon | June 26, 2009 - 5:29 pm
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Wilco Bring “You Never Know” To Conan

Tweedy and the gang decided to class themselves up for The Tonight Show last night, dusting off the Nudie Suits they debuted at Lollapalooza last…
Amrit Singh | June 25, 2009 - 9:40 am
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Jay Bennett’s Death Ruled An Overdose

According to authorities, the former Wilco guitarist's recent death was the result of an overdose of the pain killer fentanyl, and is being investigated as…
brandon | June 23, 2009 - 4:08 pm

Wilco @ The Wiltern, Los Angeles 6/22/09

Last night Wilco played the first show in a sold-out three-night run at the Wiltern Theatre, sure to be attended by fans young and old.
Amrit Singh | June 23, 2009 - 9:23 am
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Old Folks Review Dirty Projectors, Interview Fiery Furnaces

The last time Scott checked in with the old folks (his favorite folks) of Breakfast At Sulmay's, he requested they do Dirty Projectors next. And…
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2009 - 5:59 pm
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Bonnaroo 2009: Trent Says Goodbye, Bruce Says Merry Christmas

By Scott Lapatine & Amrit Singh Sets from Jimmy Buffet and Bruce Springsteen bookended a day of mellow, familiar dadrock with more mass appeal than…
Scott Lapatine | June 14, 2009 - 12:40 pm
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