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Nov 14, 2017

Soul legend and civil rights activist Mavis Staples is releasing a new album, If All I Was Was Black, this Friday via ANTI-. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy produced If All I Was Was Black and also guests on one song, "Ain't No Doubt About It," and now Staples has shared the song. It's a pleasing duet between Staples and Tweedy.  More

Wilco Share Previously Unreleased Song “Dynamite My Soul”

A.M. and Being There Reissues Due Out December 1 via Rhino

Nov 09, 2017

Wilco are reissuing their first two albums, 1995's A.M. and 1996's Being There, on December 1 via Rhino. They include demos, alternate versions, and outtakes. Now Wilco have shared one of those bonus tracks, the previously unreleased "Dynamite My Soul," which is found on the Being There reissue. More

Nov 08, 2017

Soul legend and civil rights activist Mavis Staples is releasing a new album, If All I Was Was Black, on November 17 via ANTI-. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy produced If All I Was Was Black and also guests on one song. Last night Staples stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform "Build a Bridge," Tweedy on guitar and backing vocals. More

Wilco Share Previously Unreleased Song “Myrna Lee”

A.M. and Being There Reissues Due Out December 1 via Rhino

Nov 03, 2017

Wilco are reissuing their first two albums, 1995's A.M. and 1996's Being There, on December 1 via Rhino. They include demos, alternate versions, and outtakes. Now Wilco have shared one of those bonus tracks, "Myrna Lee."  More

Watch Wilco Cover Tom Petty’s “The Waiting”

From Petty’s 1981 Album Hard Promises

Oct 04, 2017

Tom Petty, the singer/songwriter/guitarist who found success in the 1970s and 1980s with his band as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, died Monday night after suffering cardiac arrest Sunday night in his home in Malibu, Los Angeles. He was 66. At Wilco's concert at the Toyota Music Factory in Irving, Texas last night they did a spirited cover of Petty's "The Waiting," found on his 1981 album Hard PromisesMore

Sep 11, 2017

Soul legend and civil rights activist Mavis Staples has announced a new album, If All I Was Was Black, and shared its title track. If All I Was Was Black was produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, who also guests on one song. More

Soundtracking the Resistance - Fascists in America

Examining Trump's Response to the White Supremacist Rally and Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Aug 18, 2017

With the President outdoing himself in a bid to appear like a terrible human being, there's only really one thing to talk about this week. Still, read on and you might find a few positive developments outside his Charlottesville debacle. More

Wilco Release New Song “All Lives, You Say?” to Benefit Southern Poverty Law Center

Shared in Honor of Jeff Tweedy’s Late Father, Perhaps in Response to Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

Aug 14, 2017

Wilco have released a brand new song, "All Lives, You Say?," to their Bandcamp page. Its release is perhaps timed in response to the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend in which three were killed (including 32-year-old anti-racism protestor Heather Heyer, when a car purposefully sped into a crowd of protestors). More

Jun 21, 2017

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy is releasing a new solo albumTogether At Last, this Friday June 23 via dBpm. It's a solo acoustic album that features new versions of songs by Wilco as well as Tweedy's side-projects Loose Fur and Golden SmogMore

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Announces Solo Acoustic Album Featuring Covers of His Past Work

Together At Last Due Out June 23 via dBpm; Listen to New Version of Loose Fur's "Laminated Cat"

Apr 13, 2017

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy has announced a new solo album, Together At Last, which is due out June 23 via dBpm. It's a solo acoustic album that features new versions of songs by Wilco as well as Tweedy's side-projects Loose Fur and Golden Smog. More

Mar 30, 2017

Wilco released a new albumSchmilco, back in September via dBpm. Now they have announced some June tour dates and confirmed the full lineup for their Solid Sound Festival in North Adams, MA on June 23 - 25.  More

Feb 08, 2017

The Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival has announced its 2017 lineup. The festival is put together by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron Dessner. This is the third year and it goes down June 16-17 in Eau Claire, WI (a shift from the last two festivals, which were in August).  More

Wilco Announce 2017 Tour Dates

Schmilco Out Now via dBpm

Nov 28, 2016

Wilco released a new album, Schmilco, back in September via dBpm. Now they have announced some more 2017 tour dates. More

Oct 27, 2016

Wilco released a new album, Schmilco, last month via dBpm. Now they have shared a video for "Someone to Lose." Joseph Baughman directed the claymation clip. A press release says it "follows the tumultuous journey of a captive bride, a chivalrous groom and an enigmatic monster on an eventful wedding day." More

Sep 22, 2016

Wilco released a new album, Schmilco, earlier this month via dBpm. Last night the band stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform "Someone to Lose," with fellow guest Ethan Hawke helping to introduce the band.  More

Listen: Wilco – “Someone to Lose”

Schmilco Due Out September 9 via dBpm

Aug 29, 2016

Wilco are releasing a new album, Schmilco, on September 9 via dBpm. Now they have shared another song from it, "Someone to Lose." More

Jul 19, 2016

Wilco surprise-released a free album, Star Wars, on July 16 last year. To celebrate its one-year anniversary last week the band has shared a brand new song, "Locator." More

Jul 14, 2016

Wilco surprise-released a free album, Star Wars, on July 16 last year. To celebrate its one-year anniversary the band has shared a brand new song, "Locator." It's a free download if you go to Wilco's website and give them your email address. More

Watch: Courtney Barnett Shares “Elevator Operator” Video Featuring Jeff Tweedy and Sleater-Kinney

Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Out Now via Mom + Pop

Jul 06, 2016

Last year Australian singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett released her debut full-length album, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit, via Mom + Pop and landed at #6 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2015 list. Now she has shared a video for "Elevator Operator," which fittingly features Barnett as an elevator operator and features some cool cameos.  More

Apr 27, 2016

Wilco have announced some more tour dates. The June and August dates will include support from Kurt Vile and The Violators, Angel Olsen, William Tyler, Lucinda Williams, and Richard Tyler, depending on the show.  More

Watch Wilco Perform a “Tiny Desk Concert” for NPR

Band Does Three Old Songs and One from Their Latest Album, Star Wars

Feb 23, 2016

Wilco stopped by NPR's offices to perform a Tiny Desk Concert. For the uninitiated, Tiny Desk Concerts are stripped down sets recorded at the desk of Bob Boilen, the host NPR's All Songs Considered. Watch below as the band performs four songs, three older tracks and one from the band's most recent album, Star Wars, which they released for free last year.  More

Feb 08, 2016

The Harlem Globetrotters showed up at the offices of the A.V. Club and did some basketball tricks for the staff. Tweedy (aka Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer) were about to embark on a cover of Adele's "Hello" for A.V. Club's Undercover series when the Globetrotters crashed their session.  More

Grammy Nominations: Kendrick Lamar, Mark Ronson, Tame Impala, Wolf Alice, Courtney Barnett, etc.

Plus Florence and the Machine, The Weeknd, Father John Misty, Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Björk, and More

Dec 07, 2015

This morning nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards were announced, with the ceremony to go down on February 15, 2016. Kendrick Lamar is nominated 11 times. Other nominees include Mark Ronson, Tame Impala, Wolf Alice, Courtney Barnett, Florence and the Machine, The Weeknd, Caribou, Jamie xx, Alabama Shakes, Death Cab for Cutie, The Dead Weather, and more. More

Check Out Photos of Wilco at CityFolk Festival

Last Night in Ottawa, Canada

Sep 21, 2015

Last night Wilco headlined CityFolk in Ottawa, Canada. More

Jul 21, 2015

Last weekend, Chicago hosted the annual Pitchfork Festival. Check out Annie Lesser’s shots from day one, featuring Natalie PrassJessica PrattILOVEMAKONNENCHVRCHES,Mac DemarcoTobias Jesso JrPanda BearSteve GunnIceage, and Wilco.  More

Wilco Announces New Tour Dates; Jenny Lewis and Speedy Ortiz to Support Select Shows

New Album Star Wars Still Available as a Free Download

Jul 20, 2015

Fresh from releasing a surprise free album last ThursdayWilco have announced a slew of new tour dates. They run from the beginning of August to the end of September. Support on select dates will come from Jenny Lewis, Speedy Oritz, Vetiver, and William Tyler. More

Jul 16, 2015

Surprise! Wilco has released a new album out of nowhere. What's more, it's a free download for a limited time, is entitled Star Wars, and features a cat on the cover.   More

Wilco Release Documentary, Share Live Cover of Pavement’s “Cut Your Hair”

Every Other Summer Available Now via Vimeo on Demand

Jun 19, 2015

Wilco has released a documentary entitled Every Other Summer. It chronicles the band's Solid Sound Festival as MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, which is held every other summer. More

Watch: Wilco on “The Tonight Show”

Perform "A Magazine Called Sunset" and "Cars Can't Escape," Jeff Tweedy Plays Charades

Oct 28, 2014

Promoting the forthcoming release of their their rarities collection Alpha Mike Foxtrot and best of compilation What's Your 20 next month, Wilco were welcomed as the musical guest on The Tonight Show last night. More

Oct 27, 2014

Over the weekend Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer, a.k.a. Tweedy, became the latest act featured on this season's Austin City LimitsMore

Wilco Detail Rarities Box Set, Best of Compilation

Also Announce Chicago Residency

Oct 14, 2014

A few months back, to coincide with the band's twentieth anniversary, Wilco announced the release of a rarities box set and best of compilation. Today the full details of the releases have been provided. More

Watch: Tweedy - “Low Key” Video

Door-to-Door Salesmen

Sep 26, 2014

Familial duo Tweedy have premiered a brand new music video featuring their Sukierae single "Low Key." More

Watch: Tweedy on “The Colbert Report”

Perform "Low Key" and "World Away"

Sep 23, 2014

Last night Tweedy, the musical project of Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer, were welcomed as the musical guest on The Colbert Report. More

Sep 15, 2014

Next week Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer will release Sukierae, the debut album of their familial music project, Tweedy. More

Sep 02, 2014

In honor of their 20th year as a band, Wilco will be hitting the road this fall for a quick string of U.S. shows. The milestone will also be celebrated via a best of compilation and rarities box set, the details of which are forthcoming. More

Listen: Tweedy – “I’ll Sing It”

Sukierae is out Sept. 23 on dBpm

Jun 04, 2014

Because it isn’t just enough to be the man behind Wilco, Jeff Tweedy announced today that he’s starting a new band with his 18-year-old drumming son Spencer.  More

May 19, 2014

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy has announced his intent to embark on a series of solo performances this summer. More

Watch: Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy on “Parks and Recreation”

Asked To Reunite His Fictional Band Land Ho!

Apr 11, 2014

Last night Wilco's Jeff Tweedy made a guest appearance on Parks and Recreation, starring as the former frontman of a popular Pawnee band called Land Ho! that is all too relunctant to get the band back together for Miss Leslie Knope's hopeful Pawnee-Eagleton Unity Concert. More

Apr 08, 2013

Gospel/soul artist Mavis Staples has announced the release of her newest studio effort, One True Vine. More

Dec 14, 2012

Last night Stephen Colbert and The Colbert Report closed out their broadcast year with a heavyweight holiday performance by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples, Sean Lennon, and the Harlem Gosepl Choir. More

Watch: Wilco - New Animated Video for “Sunloathe”

New Video from 2011 Album The Whole Love

Sep 19, 2012

Wilco has released a video for the song "Sunloathe" from their album The Whole Love, released one year ago next week. The video, directed by Peter Glantz, features animation from illustrator Nathaniel Murphy. Murphy also provided artwork for the band's 2007 album Sky Blue Sky. More

Ranked: Wilco

Wilco's Albums from Most to Least Essential

Sep 13, 2012

Ranked is our regular series in which one of our writers takes an artist's catalogue and ranks all of their official studio albums from best to worst. The order is decided by the individual writer, rather than our editors. This time Dan Lucas ranks Wilco. More

Watch: Wilco Performs on “Fallon”

“Art of Almost”/ “Laminated Cat”

Jul 26, 2012

Last night, Wilco stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. More

Jul 23, 2012

Last week, legendary folk troubadour Woody Guthrie would have turned 100, in honor of the of the occasion, current folk notables Andrew Bird and Wilco took up his mantle. More

Jun 05, 2012

Wilco have have surprised fans this morning with the release of two very unique digital releases.  More

Wilco Extend Tour

New Dates Added

Apr 30, 2012

On the road behind their latest album The Whole LoveWilco have announced a number of new stops on their already jam-packed itinerary. More

Watch: Wilco - “Dawned On Me” Video

Featuring Popeye, Bluto, and Olive Oyl

Jan 25, 2012

Over the weekend Wilco were treated with the unexpected, but no less awesome honor of appearing in the Sunday edition strip of "Popeye," which featured Jeff Tweedy and the band arriving in a Wilco-named boat to deliver Wilco-brand spinach to the masses of the iconic strip. More

Watch: Wilco Perform on “Conan”

Play "Whole Love" and "Dawned on Me"

Jan 24, 2012

As previously reportedWilco is releasing an exclusive, eight-song iTunes session today that was recorded few days before the band's sold-out "Incredible Shrinking Tour of Chicago" last year. More

Jan 17, 2012

On Jan. 24 iTunes will be releasing an exclusive recording session with Wilco. More

Jan 06, 2012

Sometime over the past summer Jeff Tweedy's son Spencer thought it would be a fun idea to direct his own music video for the semi-title track of Wilco's most recent album The Whole LoveMore

Jeff Tweedy Forecasts the Weather

Wilco Play "Dawned on Me" and "Whole Love"

Dec 15, 2011

On the heels of their recent Grammy nomination for their most recent LP The Whole LoveWilco stopped by Chicago's local WGN Morning News program today for a special appearance. More

Wilco Expands Tour Dates

The Whole Love, The Whole Tour

Oct 14, 2011

In celebration of recent release, The Whole Love, today Wilco announced a whole lotta tour dates. We have the full run of dates.  More

Wilco Announces “The Whole Love” Cassette

Win a Chance to Have Your Photos Featured On the Packaging

Oct 06, 2011

Recently released Wilco album The Whole Love, is getting the cassette treatment. And the band wants you…to create their cover art.  More

Wilco Play “Letterman”

Include Bonus Performance Online

Sep 22, 2011

Leading up to the Sept. 27 release of their latest full-length The Whole Love Wilco made an extended stay at the Ed Sullivan Theater yesterday on the Late Show with David Letterman. More

Watch Wilco’s “Born Alone” Music Video

The Whole Love Out September 27

Sep 07, 2011

Wilco fans, feast your eyes on this. The music video for "Born Again" -a new track from forthcoming album, The Whole Love (out September 27) More

Listen: Stream the New Wilco Album Today Only

The Whole Love Streaming for 24 Hours in Honor of Labor Day

Sep 03, 2011

You can stream the new Wilco album right now over at the band's website, but hurry, it's only streaming today, for 24 hours until Sunday at 12 noon Central Time. More

Wilco Extends Tour Dates

The Whole LoveDue Out September 27

Sep 02, 2011

Wilco’s extensive tour just got a whole lot more extensive—as the band fleshed out their jaunt with additional dates. More

Premiere: Live From Nowhere Near You: Volume Two Full Album Stream

Rare and Unreleased Songs from Elliott Smith, Ryan Adams, Bright Eyes, James Mercer, Modest Mouse, Wilco, and much more

Jul 19, 2011

Last week Under the Radar premiered an unreleased Ryan Adams song, "Shine Through the Dark," and now we're pleased to premiere a full stream of the album it's taken from —the 64-track charity compilation Live From Nowhere Near You: Volume Two, which is out today via Greyday Records. The album features rare and unreleased tracks from the likes of Elliott Smith, Bright Eyes (featuring Spoon's Britt Daniel), The Shins' James Mercer, Modest Mouse, Wilco, Daniel Johnston, The Helio Sequence, Blue Giant (featuring members of Sleater-Kinney, The Decemberists, and Viva Voce), and much more. More

Wilco Announce New Album Details

The Whole Love due September 27

Jun 29, 2011

Wilco have announced details of their forthcoming new album, The Whole Love, due September 27 via the band's label dBpm. See tracklist, tour dates, and listen to single "I Might" below. More

Jun 27, 2011

Over the weekend Wilco decided it was the perfect time to share "I Might", the first single off their forthcoming album The Whole Love. More

Jun 09, 2011

Bright Eyes, St. Vincent, Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, and Wilco donate items to charity auction. Civil Wars Created Benefit to Aid Alabama. More

Apr 22, 2011

Wilco have been working hard on their upcoming full-length, and luckily, frontman Tweedy has no qualms about divulging the details. More

Jeff Tweedy Unveils New Material

New Track Performed on Canadian TV Show

Apr 11, 2011

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy graced Canadian television with a performance of a lovely new track. We have the details. More

Radiohead’s Phil Selway Set to Release Debut Solo Album

Assisted By Members of Wilco, Soul Coughing, and Lisa Germano

Jun 03, 2010

Radiohead drummer's Phil Selway has announced his debut solo album, which features contributions from Lisa Germano and members of Wilco. We have the details. More

Wilco Perform “Deeper Down” Live on Craig Ferguson

Band's Own Festival Adds Avi Buffalo and Other New Artists

May 11, 2010

Wilco performed the loping country-rock Wilco (The Album) tune "Deeper Down" on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson last night. Watch it right here. More

More Record Store Exclusives Announced: The Flaming Lips, Tegan and Sara, Wilco, and More

Plus: Exclusives from The Black Keys, Devo, Built to Spill, Muse, and others.

Apr 05, 2010

More exclusive releases have been announced in celebration of the third annual, National Record Store Day, including exclusives from The Flaming Lips, Tegan and Sara, Wilco, The Black Keys, Devo, Built to Spill, Muse, The Velvet Underground, and others. We have the details.   More

Feb 10, 2010

In support of the on-going relief efforts in Haiti, Wilco has posted two shows (Their July 2009 in Brooklyn NY and November 2009 in London) to the download section of their website. More

Jamie Lidell Sets His “Compass” for May 18

New Album to Feature Beck, Feist, plus Grizzly Bear and Wilco Members

Feb 08, 2010

Jamie Lidell's third album will be entitled Compass and is due for release May 18 via Warp. Compass features a slew of notable guests, including Beck, Feist, Gonzales, Pat Sansone of Wilco, and Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear. More

Broken Social Scene, Wilco, and Others to Play the Winter Olympics

Iron & Wine, Stars, and More Set to Play Official Events

Oct 14, 2009

As reported by the Consequence of Sound, come Winter Olympics time Vancouver will play host to more than just world-class athletic talent. A host of indie rock musicans will also preform, including Broken Social Scene, Stars, Wilco, Iron & Wine, and others. More

St. Vincent to Tour Europe With Grizzly Bear

They Go Together Like a Fine Wine-Cheese Pairing

Aug 04, 2009

Despite their growing status outside of the indie rock intelligentsia, Grizzly Bear's and St. Vincent's astutely arranged pop songs have more in common with Stravinsky or Ravel than FM radio hits. Now the two Brooklyn heavyweights are combining their talents and bringing their delicate music to venues throughout Europe. Maybe next time North America. More

Jay Bennett, Formerly of Wilco, Dies at 45

Cause of Death Still Unknown

May 26, 2009

Jay Bennett, a former Wilco contributor, was pronounced dead this past Sunday according to a Chicago Sun-Times blog. Bennett was one of the original touring members and acted as a multi-instrumentalist for the band, collaborating with Jeff Tweedy until their perfectionist tendencies clashed during recording for the 2002 album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. 
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Wilco Offers Pay-What-You-Can Track Download

Suggested Donation “Slightly” Higher For Bankers

Apr 30, 2009

Wilco offers up their take on Woody Guthrie’s “The Jolly Banker” in exchange for donations to Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives. Suggested donation slightly higher for bankers. More

Wilco (The News Item)

(The Album), The Release Date, The Road

Apr 28, 2009

Wilco has announced the title, tracklist and nebulous release date of their eighth full-length release, entitled Wilco (The Album). More


Interviews

May 20, 2016

The last time Courtney Barnett and Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy saw one another face-to-face was at the November 2014 Crossing Border Festival in the Netherlands city of Den Haag.  More


Reviews

Schmilco

Schmilco

dBpm

Sep 15, 2016

Following hot on the heels of last year's Beyoncé and Radiohead style surprise release Star Wars is this oddly-named follow-up, perhaps a direct nod to Harry Nilsson's similarly titled Nilsson Schmilsson. More

Star Wars

Star Wars

dBpm

Jul 23, 2015

How we all love a surprise. Especially when the surprise arrives as the happy continuation of Wilco's remarkable run of albums which now stretches back over 20 years (and even further if we consider Jeff Tweedy's earlier Uncle Tupelo output).  More

The Whole Love

The Whole Love

dBpm

Sep 26, 2011

The latest Wilco album further drives home the fact that, while there would be no Wilco without leading light Jeff Tweedy, the group is hardly Tweedy-plus-accompanists. The Whole Love, their first on the band's own dBpm imprint, is a record performed by a bunch of players who are utterly comfortable in the collective skin that they shed on a regular basis. More