Hear Jeff Tweedy Play Live From Here, Formerly A Prairie Home Companion

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A Prairie Home Companion officially changed its name to Live From Here With Chris Thile yesterday after cutting ties with creator Garrison Keillor following an allegation of inappropriate conduct. Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy was on hand to christen the show’s inaugural episode with its new name, performing “Locator” and “Laminated Cat” before returning in the second … More »

Watch Jeff Tweedy Debut New Song “Bombs Above”

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Last weekend, Jeff Tweedy performed a career-spanning acoustic set in Washington, DC to celebrate NPR Music’s 10th anniversary that included everything from early Wilco cuts to Uncle Tupelo to contributions to Mavis Staples’ most recent album. He also played a new song called “Bombs Above,” and you can watch that alongside most of the rest … More »

Jeff Tweedy & Steve Albini Play Cops In Comedy Sketch To Promote ACA Enrollment

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Chicago music luminaries Jeff Tweedy and Steve Albini star as lazy cops in a new comedy sketch promoting health insurance enrollment via the Affordable Care Act. “Stakeout” is the latest in a series of video shorts by filmmaker David Singer reminding US citizens they can sign up for health insurance at Healthcare.gov until … More »

Mavis Staples – “Ain’t No Doubt About It” (Feat. Jeff Tweedy)

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Mavis Staples is releasing a new album, If All I Was Was Black, at the end of the week. She worked on the whole album with Jeff Tweedy, and she’s shared a few songs from it already, including the title track, “Little Bit,” and “Build A Bridge.” None of the tracks we’ve … More »

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Visits The Hilarious World Of Depression Podcast

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On the Wonderful World Of Depression podcast, guests (usually comedians) talk to host John Moe about their battles with depression and about the way that the condition has affected their lives and careers. The latest guest is Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, who spoke to Moe at Wilco’s Loft studio in Chicago. On the … More »

Wilco – “Dynamite My Soul”

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Wilco are preparing to reissue Being There, their landmark 1996 sophomore double-LP, as well as their 1995 debut A.M. Both sets contain unreleased tracks, and we’ve already heard one from the A.M. era called “Myrna Lee” featuring bassist John Stirratt on lead vocals. Today they’ve shared a Being There-vintage rarity called “Dynamite … More »

Watch Mavis Staples Perform With Jeff Tweedy On Colbert

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For the past few years, the Chicago soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples has been working with Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, and she’ll release her newest Tweedy-produced album If All I Was Was Black next week. Last night on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show, Staples was the musical guest. She sang her single “Build AMore »

Mavis Staples – “Build A Bridge”

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Mavis Staples is releasing a new album, If All I Was Was Black, next week. She worked on it with Jeff Tweedy, and she’s already shared two songs off it, the title track and “Little BIt.” Today, Staples has release a third called “Build A Bridge.” Listen to it below. [videoembed size=”full_width” alignment=”center”][/videoembed] … More »

Watch Daniel Johnston & Jeff Tweedy Play “You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away” In Chicago

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Iconic outsider artist Daniel Johnston has been been playing his final tour with different musicians inspired by him playing alongside him at each show. Last month, he played a set backed by members of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and last night in Chicago, he was joined by Jeff Tweedy. Watch them cover … More »

Wilco Announce A.M., Being There Reissues With Unreleased Uncle Tupelo Song

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Wilco are reissuing their first two albums — 1995’s A.M. and 1996’s Being There — in deluxe sets that include never-before-released studio outtakes, alternate takes, and demos of songs. One of the bonus tracks is the last song that Tweedy’s pre-Wilco band Uncle Tupelo ever recorded — it’s called “When You Find Trouble.” The … More »