See also: Our Wilco slideshow
Better than: A swimming pool full of Banana Split Dippin' Dots.
Few contemporary American bands command Wilco's critical and fan adoration. Jeff Tweedy and Co. managed to sell out the Palladium in a flash, and they have two more sho ... More >>
Being a selective selection of some of today's new releases--this week, we'll look at a modern lover, a man you think you really know, a new take on Congotronics and soul songs with the spirit of the Beach Boys' SMiLE.
Last week when Radiohead played their surprise Haiti benefit at the Henry Fonda Theater, those of us lucky enough to get onto the guest list (we still donated $$, for the record) received confirmation via email. In the email was a document containing the entire guest list, which for a Radiohead show ... More >>
We've been slacking on Beck's consistently fascinating series of covers over at Beck.com, and have missed the fact that he and his band of crazies has been covering the entirety of Alexander "Skip" Spence's mope-rock classic, Oar. Our favorite track on the album is probably "Weighted Down," though w ... More >>
View more photos in the "Wilco, Night One" slideshow.
What, you're gonna ask a music writer to assess a Wilco show? That's like asking a cop to review a doughnut shop. "The sprinkles here are the best ever. The icing, creamy. The jelly filling? Drool-worthy." It was a fantastic first night of a thr ... More >>
The rise of classically informed indie music, one awesome photograph of MC 62 Foot Jesus, and my thoughts on "conflict of interest" in music criticism today. ALSO, a member of Grizzly Bear getting crunk in a Cincinnati, OH parking lot. It's kind of like US Weekly for obscure people.