Posts tagged "wilco"

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

Review: Wilco Do Without Trying on 'Star Wars' It’s now been over…
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 evening with the…
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

Jeff Tweedy and Son Share Swaying ‘Wait For Love’

This new Jeff Tweedy solo project/family band with his son Spencer continues to pay out. June delivered the gritty “I’ll Sing It” and Monday brought…
Colin Stutz / July 11, 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 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

Watch Wilco’s Glenn Kotche at Work on ‘Adventureland’ Album

You likely know Glenn Kotche as the drummer of Wilco. (Alternately, the guy who played faucets in that commercial.) But he’s also a composer whose…
Chris Martins / March 25, 2014

Pawnee Hotel Foxtrot: Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to Visit ‘Parks and Recreation’

Mouse Rat may be getting some competition. Chris Pratt’s character Andy Dwyer is the one with the band on Parks and Recreation, but an upcoming…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2014

Uncle Tupelo’s ‘No Depression’ Reissue Fetes a Hard-Luck Classic That Birthed a Whole Genre

Between Mumford & Sons, the Lumineers, and the Avett Brothers, twang-y, revivalist roots rock might seem like a new thing, but all that’s really new…
David Menconi / January 23, 2014
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