Tag Archives: Wilco

Thursday News Roundup

It’s Bon Iver week over here at KEXP, and today’s headlines come bearing the news that the bearded songwriter’s new album has dethroned the likes of Lady Gaga, Eminem, and Adele to climb to the #2 spot on the Billboard Top 200, selling 104,000 copies in its first week of release – that’s nearly aRead more…

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Wilco Live @ Sasquatch! 2011

This year’s Sasquatch! came to a close with veteran Chicago rockers Wilco performing a thunderous set at the Main Stage. Jeff Tweedy was in top form, taking his expert showmanship and experience to new heights, with the Gorge as a beautiful backdrop. The band rocked and tumbled through 23 of their hits, opening with “AshesRead more…

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Sasquatch! Monday photos!

Many of the best bands at Sasquatch were saved for the last day, Monday, Memorial Day, a day off for the 25,000 attendies of this year’s festival. Wavves kicked off the day. Chromeo and Foster the People drew some of the biggest crowds of the weekend on their respective stages, Black Mountain’s set was hypnotic,Read more…

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Sasquatch! is coming!

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Northwest plays host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Columbia River Gorge in George, Washington. Founded by Adam Zacks, the festival has been bringing concertgoers a blend of big-name headliners and unsung all-star undercards since 2002. 2011 marks the festival’s 10th year, and the first ever expanded four-day lineup.Read more…

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Monday News Roundup 4/25

Enigmatic brother-sister synthpop duo The Knife haven’t released a proper album since 2006’s acclaimed Silent Shout – despite spearheading the noise opera Tomorrow, In A Year and the release of Fever Ray‘s fantastic solo album — but it looks like that’s all set to change. An announcement on the band’s website claims that they’re “currentlyRead more…

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Monday Music News

Tomorrow, on the day of the U.S. record store release of Radiohead‘s King of Limbs, specialized newsstands around the country will pop up to offer The Universal Sigh to fans. Today, Thom Yorke himself, dressed like a paperboy, stood outside of Rough Trade in London to hand out copies to those waiting in line. TwoRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

A week after Cake made history with the worst selling album to make it to #1 on the Billboard 200 charts ever, the Decemberists have supplanted them with their new release The King Is Dead, which sold close to 50,000 more copies in its first week than Cake’s Showroom of Comparison. The indie folk rockersRead more…

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Thursday News Bonanza

In an interview with D.C.’s Express Night Out, guitarist Nels Cline announced that Wilco was leaving Nonesuch Records to start up a label of their own. A representative for the band did not confirm the speculations of this new label but did make note that the band’s contract with Nonesuch is completed. Cline mentioned possibilitiesRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Apparently, Sub Pop will be releasing indie rawkers Wolf Parade‘s new record, titled “Expo 86,” in late June or early July. Catch them at the Showbox in Seattle July 26th or Terminal 5 in NYC on July 13th.

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Thursday News Threads

The former fashion designer turned Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren died today at 64 after a long battle with cancer. Best known for his theatrical exploits of the Sex Pistols, McLaren also represented the New York Dolls and over the course of his life, was an author, producer, reality TV star, and a musician inRead more…

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