Wilco announce UK dates for September

Er we’re a bit late to the party with this one sorry but exciting news from the tail end of last week that Wilco are on their way back to the UK – Jeff Tweedy’s band have announced a new European tour for September, in addition to their existing shows in June. The new tour … Continue reading “Wilco announce UK dates for September”

Stream reissue of Wilco’s “Being There” via NPR

What finer way to go out for the weekend than being able to listen to the reissue of Wilco’s classic album from 1996 “Being There” – including the bonus tracks, smart arse.  As they say, “The double album built on Tweedy’s strengths as a pop-rock songwriter while remaining tethered—but not too tightly—to the rootsy rock he was known … Continue reading “Stream reissue of Wilco’s “Being There” via NPR”

Wilco to reissue first two albums

News from RS this afternoon on two absolute classics, Passenger Side still makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up and how many songs from this year can you say that about? (“Galway Girl” notwithstanding of course). They report: “Wilco will reissue their first two albums, A.M. and Being There, on December 1st via Rhino. … Continue reading “Wilco to reissue first two albums”

Springsteen, Fleet Foxes, Wilco and more pay tribute to Tom Petty – Watch

Various tribute performances coming in for Tom Petty this week.  Firstly RS report that Bruce Springsteen opened his debut performance of Springsteen on Broadway with a tribute to Petty: “The singer-songwriter dedicated the first of his solo acoustic storyteller shows to the late singer-songwriter, along with Petty’s family and Heartbreakers bandmates, audience members told The New … Continue reading “Springsteen, Fleet Foxes, Wilco and more pay tribute to Tom Petty – Watch”

Nick Drake and Wilco appear on “This is Us” soundtrack

If you’re a fan of the mawkish show then why not soundtrack your own life with its original music? Pitchfork reports:”The music from the first season of “This Is Us”—NBC’s tear-jerking, time-jumping drama series about a tight-knit family in Pittsburgh, Penn.—will be collected on a new soundtrack album, due September 15 via uME. The set features songs … Continue reading “Nick Drake and Wilco appear on “This is Us” soundtrack”

Wilco release new political track for benefit – Listen

Rolling Stone this morning reporting on probably the best dollar you’ll spend your money on today (that’s about £15 at current UK exchange rate): “Wilco have released a new song titled “All Lives, You Say?” Monday night to help raise money for the Southern Poverty Law Center. Fans can download the track for $1 at Wilco’s Bandcamp page, … Continue reading “Wilco release new political track for benefit – Listen”

Wilco appear on new Linda Perhacs album

Well most of them do anyway. Hope you had a good weekend one and all. Uncut report on the slightly shorter wait between the new album and its predecessor than last time around (44 years to be precise): “Linda Perhacs is releasing a new album, I’m A Harmony, on September 22, through Omnivore Recordings. The album … Continue reading “Wilco appear on new Linda Perhacs album”

Wilco play 2 full albums at festival

News today from JamBase (where you can find all your jam related news) who report: “Yesterday the fifth installment of Wilco‘s Solid Sound Festival got underway at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts. In advance of the festival the Chicago-based band announced that they would use their Friday headlining slot to play one of their albums … Continue reading “Wilco play 2 full albums at festival”

Wilco release Spotify singles – listen

Americana legends Wilco have released two singles as part of the Spotify Singles series. First of all there’s “If I Ever Was a Child,” which is taken from last year’s “Schmilco” album, and then there’s also a cover of Nick Lowe/Elvis Costello’s “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding.” Spin describes both songs as … Continue reading “Wilco release Spotify singles – listen”