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Here’s Jeff Tweedy and Courtney Barnett Covering David Bowie’s ‘Queen Bitch’

Friendly guitar dad Jeff Tweedy is on tour with his son, Spencer Tweedy, and his other band, also called Tweedy. Last night in Melbourne, Australia,…
Anna Gaca / March 21, 2016

Watch the Harlem Globetrotters Show Jeff Tweedy How to Spin a Basketball

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer Tweedy stopped by the AV Club's Chicago office to perform Adele's "Hello" for their Undercover series, but showboating…
James Grebey / February 8, 2016

Pickathon 2016 Lineup: Jeff Tweedy, Yo La Tengo, Beach House, Ty Segall & the Muggers

Oregon's most ecologically friendly music festival, Pickathon, has announced its 2016 lineup. Jeff Tweedy, Beach House, Yo La Tengo, and Ty Segall & the Muggers…
Harley Brown / January 19, 2016

Members of R.E.M., Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, and More Pay Tribute to David Bowie in Concert

The first weekend of the Todos Santos Music Festival, the brainchild of R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, took place over the course of these last few days, and…
James Grebey / January 18, 2016

R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Announces ‘Warzone Earth’ Solo Album Featuring Krist Novoselic, Jeff Tweedy

R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck will release his latest solo album Warzone Earth on October 16 through Little Axe Records, as Pitchfork points out.
Colin Joyce / September 30, 2015

Thurston Moore, Jeff Tweedy, Killer Mike, and More Sign Their Support For Bernie Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders released a list of celebrity endorsements yesterday, many of whom are musicians. Among the names are Jeff Tweedy,…
Rachel Brodsky / September 19, 2015

Tweedy’s Star-Studded Nick Offerman-Directed Video Is Anything but ‘Low Key’

Here's something to brighten up your Friday. With Tweedy, the father-son duo of Jeff and Spencer Tweedy, releasing their first album Sukierae this week, they've now joined…
Dan Reilly / September 26, 2014

Hear Jeff Tweedy’s ‘Flowering’ Folk-Pop Bloom

Jeff Tweedy's band Tweedy, which includes son Spencer Tweedy, have released "Flowering," another song (the eighth!) from their September 16 album, Sukierae. It's a relatively low-key…
Brennan Carley / August 14, 2014

See Beck Do ‘Loser’ for Austin City Limits’ 40th Season

Austin City Limits began to tease their 40th anniversary back in April with the release of a full live set by former SPIN cover stars…
Colin Joyce / August 12, 2014

Hear Tweedy’s Stoned, Guitar-Rattling ‘High as Hello’

Jeff Tweedy's band Tweedy — with son Spencer Tweedy — are about as generous as they come. The Wilco leader seems to let slip a…
Chris Martins / August 7, 2014

Jeff Tweedy and Son Get ‘Low Key’ on Beatles-y Strummer

"Low key" is a good way to describe the Tweedy M.O. To wit, the new band starring Wilco singer Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer began…
Chris Martins / July 31, 2014

Jeff Tweedy and Son Get Help From Lucius for ‘High as Hello’ on ‘Fallon’

As we remarked yesterday with the release of "Fake Fur Coat," Jeff Tweedy and son Spencer — a.k.a. the duo cleverly known as Tweedy — have been…
Dan Reilly / July 25, 2014

Jeff Tweedy Lays Down Spare Americana on ‘Fake Fur Coat’

Wilco main man Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer, who together comprise the band Tweedy, are quite content to share a heaping helping of tracks…
Dan Reilly / July 24, 2014

Beck’s ‘Song Reader’ Album Will Star Jack White, Jack Black, and Many More

While celebrating his 44th birthday, Beck decided to give his fans a gift — the long-awaited studio version of his Song Reader album, which he previously released…
Dan Reilly / July 9, 2014

Wilco Boss’ Tweedy Band Shares Languid ‘Summer Noon’ Video

Wilco main man Jeff Tweedy recently started a family band of sorts with his 18-year-old son Spencer (appropriately called Tweedy) and after sharing the lead…
Colin Joyce / July 7, 2014

Jeff Tweedy and Son Start Band, Share Gritty ‘I’ll Sing It’

It appears that Spencer Tweedy, son of Wilco's Jeff, has been promoted. The 18-year-old, who will handle live drumming duties for his father's string of solo…
Harley Brown / June 4, 2014

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Announces Solo Album, Tour

After taking some time away from Wilco for live collaborations and TV appearances, this summer, Jeff Tweedy's bringing new meaning to "dad rock." Though he's…
Colin Joyce / May 18, 2014

Watch Yo La Tengo, Ginuwine, and Jeff Tweedy on ‘Parks and Recreation’

In 2000, as Matador Records notes, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler graced the cover of Yo La Tengo's "You Can Have It All" single.
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2014

Watch Jeff Tweedy Sing About Karate Chops on ‘Parks and Recreation’

Parks and Recreation keeps upping its own already-high ante when it comes to music references. Last week's Parks and Rec included a nod to Daft Punk…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2014

‘Parks and Rec’ Finale Books Yo La Tengo, Ginuwine, Jeff Tweedy

The Parks and Recreation season finale is shaping up to be a major event for music fans. Previously known guests of the April 24 show…
Chris Martins / March 28, 2014
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