Displaying all articles tagged:


  1. best of 2019
    The Best Albums of 2019This year should be remembered as a bridge between music’s past and future.
  2. album review
    Wilco’s Ode to Joy Is a Thrilling New Beginning for the BandAs it was with Foxtrot, the urge to read Joy as a state of the union address for the tech-giant generation receiving this music is enticing.
  3. fall preview 2019
    Jeff Tweedy on the Best and Worst of Wilco“Oh I’ve got reservations / About so many things.”
  4. songs of the week
    6 Best New Songs of the Week: Taylor Swift, Eminem, Dashboard ConfessionalThe best song on Taylor Swift’s Reputation renders those obituaries of her songwriting skill irrelevant.
  5. don't feed the trolls
    Jeff Tweedy Writes Letter to Trump Trolls“If you can trust a reality TV star billionaire when he says, ‘believe me,’ surely you can believe me when I say you’re welcome in my bubble.”
  6. Listen to Spencer Tweedy’s Debut EP Geezer LoveThe son of Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy drops his first solo offering on the eve of his 21st birthday.
  7. the videodome
    Watch the Video for Wilco’s ‘Someone to Lose’Claymation, schmaymation.
  8. last night on late night
    Wilco Doesn’t Regret Naming Album SchmilcoWriting is hard, guys.
  9. Wilco’s Schmilco Is Sad, Quiet, Risky, and GreatSchmilco bleeds sadness.
  10. exclusive
    Hear a New Jeff Tweedy Song, Based on a Poem by Carl Sandburg“Theme in Yellow” comes from David Nagler’s Chicago Poems project.
  11. right-click
    Wilco Announce New Album, SchmilcoHear “If Ever I Was a Child” and get all sentimental.
  12. please don't let me be misunderstood
    Eric Church’s ‘Mr. Misunderstood’ Reignites That Old Debate: Is Wilco Country?Eric Church borrows from Wilco’s “Misunderstood” for his title track.
  13. Wilco Resists Comfort With New Album Star WarsLike vintage Wilco, Star Wars is prickly in all the right places. 
  14. surprise albums
    Wilco Just Surprise-Dropped a New Album: Brooklyn Babies, Alert Your DadsIt’s free!
  15. have you seen the drummer's hair?
    Wilco Covering Pavement Is the Most ’90s ThingThe song will appear in the band’s upcoming documentary, Every Other Summer.
  16. vulture lists
    14 TV and Movie Characters Whom Wilco Helped Grow UpFor man-children and actual children alike, the music of Jeff Tweedy has provided much-needed opportunities for maturation.
  17. tours
    Bob Dylan Touring With Wilco, My Morning JacketIt’s called the AmericanaramA Festival of Music.
  18. bon iver
    See People on the Red Carpet at the Grammys Asked to Pronounce ‘Bon Iver’No, it’s not “boner.”
  19. wilco
    See a New Popeye Cartoon Set to Wilco, or Vice VersaYour move, Thom Yorke — may we suggest Steamboat Willie?
  20. mavis staples
    Watch Mavis Staples, Nick Lowe, and Wilco Rehearse a Cover of ‘The Weight’Good people making great music? That’s how you face Hump Day.
  21. wilco
    Watch the Video Jeff Tweedy’s Son, Spencer, Made for a Wilco SongJeff Tweedy’s son and Tavi Gevinson in a music video for Wilco? Well, good luck turning your kid into a hipster.
  22. jeff tweedy
    See Jeff Tweedy Try His Hand at Being a WeathermanJeff Tweedy tells viewers, “You can read,” single-handedly teaching local news producers everywhere how to cut costs dramatically.
  23. clickables
    Watch Wilco Play a Full, Hour-long Show for LettermanThe band plays their classics, as well as new songs from their upcoming album ‘The Whole Love.’
  24. clickables
    Watch Spencer Tweedy Kick Ben McKenzie Out of His BandYes, as in Jeff Tweedy’s son.
  25. out on the weekend
    This Weekend’s Concerts, From Akon to WilcoPlus: Willie Nelson, Sugarland, Guided by Voices …
  26. labels
    Wilco Started Its Own LabelFor themselves and other artists.
  27. premieres
    Premiere: Mavis Staples Soulfully Sings CCRHear the song!
  28. right-click
    Jeff Tweedy Wrote a Really Good Song for Mavis StaplesListen to it!
  29. music
    See Jeff Tweedy Cover ‘Single Ladies’Wilco’s Dereon jeans are tiiight!
  30. out on the weekend
    This Weekend’s Concerts, From Major Lazer to WilcoPlus: Death, Dum Dum Girls, Ash, Bonnie Prince Billy, Girls, Armin Van Buuren, the Temper Trap, and Sister Anne.
  31. music
    See Wilco Rock, Quietly, for La BlogothèqueBonus: Jeff Tweedy cracks a joke!
  32. quote machine
    Joss Whedon and Fox Probably Aren’t on the Same Page When It Comes to DollhousePlus: What did Mos Def learn from ‘Dynasty’?
  33. last night's gig
    Wilco’s Coney Island Performance Rocks Dads and Circus Geeks AlikeWilco will love ya, baby!
  34. The New York Times Really, Really Likes the New Wilco AlbumThe ‘Times’ thought Wilco’s new album was good enough to warrant two separate interviews with Jeff Tweedy in yesterday’s paper.
  35. obits
    Jay Bennett’s Autopsy Results Are InHe passed away from an overdose of the prescription painkiller fentanyl, which he was using to treat his chronic hip pain.
  36. festivals
    Bonnaroo 2009: Bruce Springsteen Goes Phish-ing While Trent Reznor Says Good-byeWhat a weekend!
  37. obits
    Jay Bennett, R.I.P.Former Wilco member Jay Bennett, 45, died in his sleep from unknown causes on Sunday in Urbana, Illinois.
  38. leak of the week
    Wilco (The Album Leak)It’ll probably only further their reputation as a bunch of dad-rocking Steely Dan fans, but they sound like they’re cool with that.
  39. wilco (the blog post)
    Wilco Apparently Really Committed to Being Funny on Upcoming AlbumHere’s the hilarious cover for ‘Wilco (The Band),’ the upcoming album from formerly serious alt-country combo Wilco.
  40. see you in court
    Wilco (The Lawsuit)Ex-Wilco member Jay Bennett wants his money.
  41. origin stories
    Wilco’s New LP to Feature ‘Wilco (The Song)’We hope it’s as catchy as “Hey Hey, We’re the Monkees”!
  42. right-click
    Wilco Kind of Overdo ItPlus: New M.I.A.!
  43. last night's gig
    Wilco Adrift at McCarren Park PoolWhat was missing from last evening’s Wilco show at McCarren Pool? It’s difficult to be exact.
  44. the industry
    Mike Judge Returns to the OfficeMike Judge picks Jason Bateman to star in a comedy, finally. Plus: Gary Coleman goes to court.
  45. right-click
    Lil Wayne’s Relationship Status Unclear From New SinglePlus: A Kanye remix, a mash-up that bucks tradition by not being terrible, and a new (old) track from Wilco!
  46. the industry
    Paul Rudd Loves You, ManPlus: Squeezing the last few drops from the penguin teat.
  47. right-click
    Grizzly Bear Triumph Over Writers StrikePlus new songs from Kylie Minogue and the Verve!
  48. the take
    Soundtrack for New Bob Dylan Movie Is Totally DylanesqueDetails for the soundtrack for the new Bob Dylan movie have been announced it looks pretty incredible.
  49. last night's gig
    Wilco Not Going Quietly Into the Macramé NightIt’s been forever since Wilco was considered anything close to hip, or now, but last night — when four out of five of our casually inebriated post-softball buds turned down a plus-one to the show at Hammerstein Ballroom in favor of more drinking — we had to consider whether the Chicago alt-country-cum-art-rockish jam band crossed over into a nefarious nether region. Had Wilco become actively uncool?
  50. right-click
    Lasers and Lawn Mowers, Together At Last
Load More