Posts tagged "Tweedy"

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…
By: James Grebey / March 4, 2015

Mavis Staples Enlists Tweedy to Finish Pops Staples’ ‘Friendship’

Before gospel great Pops Staples died 15 years ago, he gave his daughter Mavis Staples several unfinished songs, which she dutifully worked to complete.
By: James Grebey / February 2, 2015

Spencer Tweedy Calls Run the Jewels ‘the Modern Face of Protest’

Spencer Tweedy, son of Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and one half of the father-son band Tweedy, just penned a glowing review of Run the…
By: James Grebey / November 5, 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 so…
By: Colin Joyce / October 26, 2014

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

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…
By: 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…
By: Andrew Unterberger / September 23, 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

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

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"…
By: Colin Stutz / July 11, 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