Posts tagged "jeff tweedy"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 so…
By: 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…
By: 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 track…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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'…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Chris Martins / March 28, 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…
By: Marc Hogan / February 7, 2014

Jeff Tweedy and Lucero Close Out ‘Songs for Slim’ Single Series

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and Lucero have joined forces for the last in the Songs for Slim 7-inch singles series. Tweedy is joined by his so…
By: Dan Reilly / September 13, 2013

Bob Dylan, Jeff Tweedy, and Jim James Expertly Lift ‘The Weight’ From the Band

A week after tourmates Bob Dylan, Jeff Tweedy, and Jim James finally united for the first time on stage to perform the old folk song…
By: Dan Reilly / July 25, 2013

Bob Dylan, Jeff Tweedy, Jim James Jam on ‘Twelve Gates to the City’

Took 'em long enough. Halfway through their AmericanaramA tour, Bob Dylan, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, My Morning Jacket's Jim James finally took the stage…
By: Dan Reilly / July 17, 2013

Gospel Great Mavis Staples Will Take You There

Throughout the course of a career that started with her father and sisters in the Staples Singers in the 1950s, Mavis Staples and her mighty…
By: Kiran Herbert / May 30, 2013

Jeff Tweedy Plays Nearly Every Instrument on Mavis Staples’ Upcoming ‘One True Vine’ LP

Mavis Staples has once again called on Jeff Tweedy for his studio savvy. The soul/gospel icon is set to release her newest album, One…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 8, 2013
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