Thursday, December 17 2009
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.
Thursday, February 14 2008
Wilco’s Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is often dubbed a postmodern classic. But what is that even supposed to mean?
Sunday, May 13 2007
Jeff Tweedy discusses Wilco's new effort Sky Blue Sky, a back-to-basics work evoking The Basement Tapes, and the era of digital music.
Monday, November 27 2006
As a songwriter, musician, and producer, Jay Bennett has every right to be who we think he is. But he isn't.
Thursday, June 25 2009
Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy may have left country behind, but in 1992, he helped redefine the sound of alt-country.
Monday, April 6 2009
As any experienced concert-goer knows, a lively audience can mean the difference between a lackluster event and a memorable night. Sometimes, it’s more important than the band's actual performance.
Wednesday, August 22 2012
The band tries a bit of everything and the crowd eats up every bit of it. The whole love.
Sunday, July 15 2012
Despite some early sound problems, Wilco rocked.
Wednesday, January 18 2012
Speak Into the Rose is the perfect primer for Wilco.
Sunday, January 8 2012
At the largest show in a five-night run, it is easy to believe a smaller crowd won’t roar like this opera house audience did when the house lights dimmed.
Monday, September 26 2011
Wilco is exciting because the band seeks to redefine our expectations for it with each record. The new album, The Whole Love, continues that cycle to often brilliant effect.
Friday, September 21 2012
Wilco's latest video is an animated one directed by Peter Glantz and illustrated by Nathaniel Murphy. The video is timed perfectly to the resumption of Wilco's U.S. tour, which will see them in Berkeley tonight and tomorrow.
Friday, March 2 2012
The 71st Most Acclaimed Album of All-Time is an American aquarium drinker that may be trying to break our hearts. Will it work? Counterbalance checks in.
Friday, September 30 2011
The threat of rain didn't prevent Wilco from playing to a sold-out crowd in Central Park last Thursday night.
Wednesday, September 7 2011
With the upcoming September 27th release of Wilco's The Whole Love, the band’s eighth studio record, it's worth going back and revisiting the group’s impressive discography.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
Bon Iver's "Beth/Rest" is just the latest song that beguiles as many fans as it detracts.
Wednesday, September 28 2011
CHICAGO — It was three days before Wilco was scheduled to leave Chicago to start its tour, and the band was running through songs on its
Tuesday, September 27 2011
LOS ANGELES — Wilco is happy. Get used to it. “We’re probably the only band where everyone is early for bus call,” said drummer Glenn
Thursday, January 27 2011
As Wilco guitarist Nels Cline hinted at last summer, Wilco has announced the launch its own record label, dBpm (decibels per minute) Records. The label
Wednesday, September 15 2010
"I really believe that the best stuff in Mavis' career has been the stuff where it's not necessarily just her voice but the voice of her and her family and her father," Jeff Tweedy said. "You don't need much else."
Thursday, July 16 2009
When Wilco performed every song from its six albums over five straight nights at the Riviera Theatre in its hometown of Chicago in December 2007, there