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Wilco Have Named Their New Album ‘Schmilco’ Because the Kings of Dad-Rock Also Love Dad Jokes

In case you didn't find Wilco's last album title (Star Wars) and its accompanying cat artwork just quite lulzy enough for a proper midlife-crisis, return-to-roots…
Dan Weiss / July 19, 2016

Wilco Celebrate Their ‘Star Wars’ Anniversary With a New Song, ‘Locator’

Last year at this time, Wilco surprise-dropped an excellent album called Star Wars. Since we're coming up on the record's one-year anniversary (it came out…
Rachel Brodsky / July 14, 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

Both Wilco and Red Hot Chili Peppers Covered David Bowie Songs Last Night

Two rock bands paid tribute to the late, great David Bowie in separate concert appearances on opposite coasts last night. At…
Brennan Carley / February 6, 2016

Jeff Tweedy Plays Stephen Colbert and His Teddy Bear a Lullaby on ‘The Late Show’

As the name suggests, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert is on, well, late at night. And sometimes a host gets tired. Luckily, Jeff Tweedy and…
James Grebey / February 5, 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

Mountain Jam 2016 Lineup: Beck, Wilco, the Avett Brothers, and More

Hunter, New York's annual Mountain Jam music festival has announced its 2016, with headliners that include Beck, the Avett Brothers, and Wilco. Held from June…
Brennan Carley / January 13, 2016

Wilco Brought Out Jenny Lewis and Ben Gibbard to Play ‘California Stars’

Wilco only just released their new album Star Wars — they've been playing it in full at festival appearances, too — and last night,…
Brennan Carley / August 13, 2015

Review: Wilco Do Without Trying on ‘Star Wars’

It’s now been over a decade since Wilco released A Ghost Is Born, the band’s highly anticipated follow up to its 2002 opus, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot.
Jonathan Bernstein / July 23, 2015

Wilco Plays Entirety of New Album ‘Star Wars’ at Pitchfork Music Festival

As the headliners of Day One of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, Wilco gave fans something they couldn't possibly have anticipated 48 hours earlier:…
Andrew Unterberger / July 18, 2015

Wilco Just Released a Surprise Album Called ‘Star Wars’

Update: Wilco's new album is streaming in full via their YouTube channel. Wilco have caused a great disturbance in the internet this…
Andrew Unterberger / July 16, 2015

Wilco Share ‘Every Other Summer’ Documentary, Cover Pavement’s ‘Cut Your Hair’

Wilco are now streaming a new documentary about the 2013 iteration of their Solid Sound Festival called Every Other Summer. The Christoph Green and Brendan…
Colin Joyce / June 19, 2015

Solid Sound Festival 2015 Lineup: Wilco, Mac DeMarco, Parquet Courts, and More

Wilco announced the lineup for their Solid Sound Festival today, and this year, they'll be joined by SPIN's 2014 Band of the Year Parquet Courts,…
James Grebey / March 4, 2015

Elton John, Ryan Adams, Wilco, and More to Play New Orleans Jazz Fest

Festival lineup announcement season is in full swing, and today, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival revealed an impressive roster of artists of its own.
James Grebey / January 12, 2015

Stephen Colbert Bids Adieu to ‘Report’ With Jeff Tweedy, Michael Stipe and More

Well, it's over. Stephen Colbert did the final episode of The Colbert Report last night, but rest assured, "We'll Meet Again." Ending the show with a…
Rachel Brodsky / December 19, 2014

Jeff Tweedy’s Family Band Broke Out Wilco Favorites for Austin City Limits Set

TV's long-running live music institution Austin City Limits continued its 40th season Saturday night with a performance from Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer's new…
Colin Joyce / October 26, 2014

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Dislikes the Term ‘Dad Rock’

Certainly no one can argue with the technical accuracy of calling Jeff Tweedy "dad rock" these days, considering that he's literally in a band with his…
Andrew Unterberger / September 25, 2014

Jeff Tweedy Made it a Family Affair on Last Night’s ‘Colbert’

It's hardly Illinois musician Jeff Tweedy's first time on The Colbert Report, having been a frequent guest with Wilco over the years, but last night…
Andrew Unterberger / September 23, 2014

Wilco Celebrate 20th Anniversary With Best Of, Box Set, Tour

From appearing on Parks and Recreation as the fictional act Land Ho!, to forming an outfit called Tweedy with his son Spencer and recording their Sukierae album, to headlining…
Brennan Carley / September 2, 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
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