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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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R.I.P. Jay Bennett

The former Wilco guitarist and Titanic Love Affair founding member passed away in his sleep Saturday night. Bennett was a key contributor to the first…
Scott Lapatine | May 25, 2009 - 2:19 pm
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Wilco (The Album Stream)

A month and change before its proper release, Wilco (The Album) is streaming at Wilco (The Band)'s site. The humped album art might've hinted at…
brandon | May 13, 2009 - 11:52 am
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Wilco (The Album Art)

Remember when Wilco album covers used to look like this? Even this? Well if Wilco's Wilco (The Album) album title didn't totally deconstruct any lingering…
Amrit Singh | May 8, 2009 - 12:22 pm
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Jay Bennett Sues Jeff Tweedy Over Wilco Royalties

Bennett famously left Wilco in 2001, just after working on Yankee Hotel Foxtrot and appearing in the I Am Trying To Break Your Heart doc,…
Amrit Singh | May 5, 2009 - 9:31 am
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New Wilco Woody Guthrie Cover

Offering post-Mermaid Avenue Guthrie action, Jeff Tweedy & Co. cover "The Jolly Banker," a song that's clearly as relevant as ever. Download it for free…
brandon | May 1, 2009 - 9:51 am
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Wilco (The Album) Is Wilco’s New Album Title

Rolling Stone reports that Wilco's seventh album will be titled Wilco (The Album). If you recall, we posted "Wilco (The Song)" when they stopped by
brandon | April 28, 2009 - 5:23 pm
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Watch Some Of Wilco’s Ashes To American Flags DVD

In advance of a new album this summer, Wilco are releasing the concert film Ashes To American Flags on April 18th. You can check out…
Amrit Singh | April 8, 2009 - 4:50 pm
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New Wilco LP’s Got Feist, “Wilco (The Song)”

The followup to 2007's soothing Sky Blue Sky is out in late June on Nonesuch. In addition to Lolla-fav "One Wing," it's got "You And…
Scott Lapatine | March 27, 2009 - 12:23 pm
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Jeff Tweedy Covers Radiohead

Yesterday we got a rare glimpse of Phil Selway singer-songwritering at one of the 7 Worlds Collide shows in Auckland this week. As mentioned, the…
Amrit Singh | January 8, 2009 - 10:25 am
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Jeff Tweedy’s Son Spencer Has A Blog

And it is pretty impressive! (It's described as "a riveting mix of political insight, social commentary, pre-teen humor, music appreciation, and computer expertise.") Check out…
Scott Lapatine | December 19, 2008 - 2:16 pm
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Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien and Phil Selway Rejoining Neil Finn For 7 Worlds Collide 2

Radioheads Ed O'Brien and Philip Selway are rejoining the ex-Crowded Housed Neil Finn for part two of his 7 Worlds Collide project. The first one,…
brandon | November 17, 2008 - 1:30 pm
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Jeff Tweedy Talks With Stephen Colbert, Premieres “Wilco The Song”

Last night Stephen Colbert welcomed Jeff Tweedy to his guest stool for a hard hitting interview in which he proposed new and more rocking names…
Amrit Singh | October 31, 2008 - 9:35 am
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Wilco Debut New Tunes, Get Covered By Norah Jones

Last weekend at the Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, CA, Wilco played a couple new songs (one Saturday set, one Sunday) that may or…
brandon | October 30, 2008 - 10:49 am
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Jeff Tweedy’s Treating Spain To Some New Stuff

As mentioned way back when Wilco and Fleet Foxes covered "I Shall Be Released," Jeff's on a working vacation to Spain this week, where he…
Amrit Singh | September 4, 2008 - 11:46 am
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Wilco & Fleet Foxes Cover Bob Dylan

The division of labor on this one -- a cover of Dylan's American Songbook staple "I Shall Be Released -- is precisely how you'd want…
Amrit Singh | September 2, 2008 - 9:37 am
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Outside Lands 2008 In Photos

This weekend San Francisco hosted the first-ever Outside Lands Festival. We're still nursing hangovers from a long summer of fests, so in our stead we
Amrit Singh | August 25, 2008 - 3:23 pm
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Wilco LP7 On The Way

At their triumphant Lollapalooza headlining set, Wilco debuted new suits and a new tune, "One Wing." Now comes word that a follow-up to the wonderful…
Scott Lapatine | August 18, 2008 - 1:38 pm
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Wilco Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Lots of costume changes for Wilco this weekend. Last spotted sporting nifty suits and debuting works in progress at Lollapalooza, the band swapped 'em for…
Amrit Singh | August 5, 2008 - 2:14 pm
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Lollapalooza 2008: Wilco Bring New Tune, Not Obama

By Scott Lapatine & Amrit Singh Wilco and Rage Against The Machine went head to head on last night's schedule, and fans of both…
Scott Lapatine | August 3, 2008 - 1:33 pm
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Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry Join Usual Suspects For Virgin Fest 2008

Some details leaked a few weeks back, but now you can peruse the full line-up for Virgin's Baltimore stop and decide whether to shell out…
Scott Lapatine | April 28, 2008 - 11:15 am
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