Tag Archives: Jeff Tweedy

Pickathon 2016: Saturday

Friday evening brought plenty of good sleep. For those at Pickathon who were sung to sweet dreams by Yo La Tengo‚Äôs intimate stripped down set the night before, or for those who danced themselves to exhaustion at Ty Segall, a few hours of rest were well appreciated. After all, there is very little on SaturdayRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Pickathon 2016

Every year, it seems like the number of music festival in the great Pacific Northwest grows. While it’s easy to get cynical about the overlap and general spectator approach to the music, there are diamonds in the rough. Of these, Pickathon, located on the beautiful Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, may be the mostRead more…

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Friday Music News

Singer-songwriter Andrew Bird will drop his latest album Are You Serious on April 1 (no it’s not an April Fool’s joke). A deluxe box set will also be available, the set includes 4 brand new tracks and a 64-page book with artwork for each song. Listen to the album’s first single “Capsized” below. [Pitchfork]

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Pickathon 2016 Lineup Announced

This morning, Pickathon announced its 2016 lineup, and it’s a doozy! Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy headlines along with Yo La Tengo, Beach House, and Ty Segall & The Muggers, plus so many other KEXP favorites – like Black Mountain, Thee Oh Sees, Dan Deacon, Ibeyi, Fruit Bats, My Bubba, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Julia Holter…Read more…

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Album Review: Wilco – Star Wars

What’s better than a surprise free album from one of your all time favorite bands? A surprise free album from one of your favorite bands that puts them at the top of their two decades and running game. Wilco wrapped up their contract with Nonesuch back in 2010, after their fourth release on the label,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

British rockers Django Django have shared the video for their single “Reflections.” Instead of the band, the video features CGI sculptures playing their respective instruments. Thanks to iTunes Radio, their upcoming album, Born Under Saturn (out May 5), is available to stream now. [Pitchfork]

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Live Video: Tweedy

It has the makings of an indie movie plot: Hip musician dad records album with son while his wife undergoes cancer therapy. The real story is a bit more complicated, but that’s essentially the backdrop of Tweedy, the latest project of Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer. The duo recorded most of SukieraeRead more…

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Video Roundup: Bob Dylan Revisited

This weekend, Bob Dylan and his Band will sing out from the beautiful stage at The Paramount for a three-night engagement, from Friday, October 17th to Sunday, October 19th. The Seattle dates actually kick off the North American portion of what’s being called Never Ending Tour 2014, a joking reference to the fact that DylanRead more…

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Friday Music News

A Sunny Day in Glasgow will drop a 5-track EP called No Death exclusively in the UK, but for those of us on the other side of the pond, the band has shared a remix of the EP’s opening number. This stunning interpretation of “Bye Bye Big Ocean” was remixed by Kurt Feldman, better knownRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Duluth-based band Low, whose members are going into their 20th year as a band together, have released “Just Make It Stop” from the Jeff Tweedy-produced The Invisible Way out on Sub Pop on March 18th. The album will be their 10th, and the slowcore pioneers have upped the tempo on this track — it’s theRead more…

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