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Wilco Builds 'Ode to Joy' on Durable Structures Worthy of Focus

Wilco's Ode to Joy shows a band invigorated by studio flourishes and unexpected complications.

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Wilco: Schmilco

On their tenth studio album, Wilco dial down the noise but remain compelling, edgy and tuneful.

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Rosanne Cash and Her "Peculiar" South

Rosanne Cash brings her stories of violence and redemption, beauty and suffering, to Carnegie Hall with The River and the Thread.

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Nate Ruess: Grand Romantic

Nate Ruess anchors his first solo album by doing what he’s always done best: blowing the roof off the place with astronomically rangy, patently catchy hooks.

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Wilco: Star Wars

Saying "What's more fun than a surprise?" Wilco drops their shortest, barest album in their career, and it feels fresh and new.

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The Minus 5: Dungeon Golds

Dungeon Golds reeks of Record Store Day as it sounds like something that a super fan would hoard.

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Mavis Staples: New York - 4 November 2014

Age has slowed her a bit, but at 75, the gospel great delivers

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Tweedy: Sukierae

Tweedy father and son combo journey down a road of reflection and introspection.

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Various Artists: Song Reader

Interesting concept, failed execution.

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Uncle Tupelo: No Depression

If you care a thing for rock ‘n’ roll, country, or American music in general, No Depression is simply essential.

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Bill Fay: Life Is People

Fay may never come close to gaining the cult status of a Leonard Cohen, but his songs have an eloquence all their own.

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In the Heart of Country Music in the Heart of the Country

How the Midwest remade country music in its own image -- and without even trying.

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Art of Always: Wilco: 12 December 2011 - Chicago

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.

Michael Ritchie
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Wilco + Nick Lowe: 22 September 2011 - New York

The threat of rain didn't prevent Wilco from playing to a sold-out crowd in Central Park last Thursday night.

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The 10 Best Wilco Songs of All Time

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.

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Wilco: 9.April.2010 - Hartford

Wilco pulled out one of their classic, epic, three-hour sets in Hartford, CT.

Zach Schonfeld
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Wilco: 19 October 2009 - UIC Pavilion, Chicago

Words and Pictures by Allison Taich

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Back to Basics: An Interview with Wilco

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.

Greg Kot
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Jeff Tweedy + Glenn Kotche

Jeff Tweedy fetes a future in the stand-up comedy, as Kotche beats waves through the crowd.

Matt Perry
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I Am Trying to Break Your Heart (2002)

The apotheosis of a very good band, Sam Jones' I Am Trying to Break Your Heart begs the question of whether merely very good bands deserve to be deified.

Elbert Ventura

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