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  1. Now Hear this: Stanfields to host the Blacktop Ball festival this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... album covers, with their title text changed to match the song. I was happy to say I could identify most of them - from Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot to David Bowie's Aladdin Sane - save for one: a yellow-tinted image of the singer in a bathtub. ...


  2. Has Wilco finally become the American Radiohead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Spectrum

    Has Wilco finally become the American Radiohead? Check out this story on thespectrum.com: Through the years some have made the argument for Wilco as the "American Radiohead." Wilco has now added its voice to that argument with "Star Wars."


  3. Two albums to listen to: A career-defining record and a free releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Daily Texan

    ... duo's clean and quirky image, but this album brought a new focus to their music. Few bands can compare to the might of Wilco, and for good reason. The group has released nine full length albums, each with a sound different from the others. Most fans ...


  4. Wilco post full live set video featuring tracks from 'Star Wars' - watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | NME

    Wilco 's show from Columbia City Theater, Seattle, on August 10 has been posted online in full, and features a varied trawl through the Chicago band's genre-spanning sounds. The video, posted by Seattle radio station KEXP, features the experimental folk/ rockers delving into their back catalogue, but also showcases tracks from surprise free download album ' Star Wars ', which came out earlier this year.


  5. Album review: Wilco, - Star Wars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | SFGate

    Shortly before its appearance at this year's Outside Lands festival, Wilco surprised its fans by releasing a free album for download on its website . "Star Wars" is the Chicago band's first new studio recording since "The Whole Love" in 2011 and its most unassuming possibly ever.


  6. Festy Recap: Our 10 Favorite Moments from Outside Lands 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Live Music Blog

    ... got to start their festival weekend a day early with a Thursday night pre-party. Mysteriously billed as The Notorious Wilco Brothers accompanied by a promo shot of the band in the same pose as The Notorious Byrd Brothers' cover art , it was anyone's ...


  7. If I Were URead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | San Diego CityBEAT

    ... is a treasure. Whether it's her history of singing with The Staples Singers, or the recent work she's recorded with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, her catalog is rich in soulful, powerful melodies If you slept on Open Mike Eagle's 2014 album Dark Comedy, go ...


  8. Couch Tour Alert | Wilco In-Studio Session In SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | JamBase

    Last week Wilco visited the Columbia Theater in Seattle to record a stripped-down session for KEXP . Later today , the station will air audio of Wilco's session.


  9. Review: Under the Utah stars with Wilco at Red Butte GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Salt Lake Tribune

    If Wilco doesn't want to get branded as dad-rock, maybe Jeff Tweedy should cool it on the lectures. "I don't understand the appeal of throwing glow sticks that are going to hit someone in the face," said Tweedy, looking bearded and a little heavier than last we saw him - aren't we all? "Throw them all up here.


  10. Wilco setlist: Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre, Salt Lake City, UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Examiner.com

    Wilco finished up their 2015 summer tour at the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre in Salt Lake City, Utah last night with a show of over 30 songs that ran almost 2 and a half hours. In a post on viachicago.org , somebody by the handle of "Mr. Cheeztastic" wrote of the show : "There was the good , the bad and the slightly weird ."


  11. Jeff Tweedy on 'Star Wars,' Bob Dylan and Wilco's Next LPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | RollingStone

    On July 16th, Wilco shocked their fans in the best way possible: by releasing Star Wars , the band's first album in four years, for free on their website, with no advance warning. The album is Wilco's best in at least a decade, full of loose, poppy rockers like "Random Name Generator" and "The Joke Explained."


  12. Jeff Tweedy Doesn't Even Like Star WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Stereogum

    In an interview in the new print edition of Rolling Stone , Jeff Tweedy addressed Wilco's surprise new album Star Wars among other things. That painting of that cat hangs in the kitchen at the [Wilco] loft, and every day I'd look at it and go, "You know, that should just be the album cover."


  13. Wilco setlists: Seattle & VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Examiner.com

    Wilco with special guests Jenny Lewis, Ben Gibbard, Bill Frisell and Scott McCaughey perform "California Stars" at Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington on Tuesday night. Wilco 's new album, Star Wars , has been given quite a workout on their current tour.


  14. Wilco - Random Name GeneratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Brookale Public Radio

    Wilco was formed in 1994 by the remaining members of alternative country group Uncle Tupelo following singer Jay Farrar's departure. Wilco's lineup changed frequently during its first decade, with only singer Jeff Tweedy and bassist John Stirratt remaining from the original incarnation.


  15. Keeping Up With British Folk Rocker Richard ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Mother Jones

    ... Mock Tudor . Released in June, Thompson's 15th solo studio album, Still , was produced with an unobtrusive hand by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy. The album features Thompson's signature wry and reflective songs, and his stunningly original guitar work. I ...


  16. New music: Someday, the world will be Kalle Mattson'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Canada.com

    ... says, over a table at Bridgehead on Elgin Street, and goes on to cite Beck's Sea Change, Radiohead's In Rainbows, and Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. The video - by far Mattson's largest production to date - was made in one day with a crew of ...


  17. Half loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Missoula Independent Online

    Wilco had to evolve, just not like this by Ednor Therriault I bought my last Wilco album in 2011.


  18. Syl Sylvain & the Sylvains New York Doll assembles local all-stars Friday at Hotel VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... got some gigs here, and it started buzzing back. A fellow I work with here, Ken Coomer - he used to be the drummer in Wilco - he produced me and Cheetah [Chrome] when we did the Batusis. Between that and Plowboy, which is a record company that ...


  19. Museum of Contemporary Art Presents Performance-Art Extravaganza 'On Edge Festival'Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Noozhawk

    ... duo Quindar, a collaborative project of Mikael Jorgensen, a member of the Grammy award-winning alternative rock band Wilco, and James Merle Thomas, a Los Angeles-based musician, curator, and arts scholar; an operatic, high-drama theater work from ...


  20. Wilco setlist: McMenamins Edgefield, Troutdale, Oregon 8/9/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Examiner.com

    For the sixth time this tour, Wilco performed the entirity of their new album, Star Wars , at their stop at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon on Sunday night. It's great to see the band so strongly embrace Star Wars , which is only available for two more days at wilcoworld.net as a free download - it's due to be released on CD on August 21 - but it's not that surprising since it's their first collection of new songs since 2011's The Whole Love .