Tag: Jeff Tweedy
The Best Songs of 2018
Ten tracks we relied on in an ever-changing year.
Jeff Tweedy, “WARM”
It’s not an album about what Tweedy has been through so much as an album about what we’ve all been through—a weathered yet buoyant reflection on shared trauma.
Mavis Staples, “If All I Was Was Black”
Mavis Staples isn’t one to brandish a song like a weapon—not when she’s so good at disarmament—and here she aims to melt swords into plowshares through the cosmic force of neighborly love, wild empathy, and intentional optimism.
Meet Your New American Folk Heroes
Instilled with a studious appreciation of past musical movements, these women are revolutionizing America’s modern folk scene, crafting exemplary albums of a stirring new tradition.
Bitte, Baby: Riot LA and Comedy in the Age of Trump
Comedy—and particularly political comedy—only reinforces our bubbles. So what?
Though it turns out this isn’t a Harry Nilsson tribute album, the title is still a good omen.
Celebrate the First Day of Lolla 2016 with 19 Videos from 19 Lollapaloozas
One from every year of the festival’s history.
We’re Just a Band: The Object and Subject of Parquet Courts’ Affection
Fresh off the most abrasive release of their career, Andrew Savage and Austin Brown explain how nerves, the bigger picture, and Jeff Tweedy’s kitchen led to their brilliant new LP, “Human Performance.”
PREMIERE: A Giant Dog Do “Sex & Drugs,” Bring Rock & Roll to Pickathon’s Galaxy Barn
Spanning three packed days and three late nights in the coniferous confines of Pendarvis Farm outside of Portland, the intimate Pickathon is a hidden gem of the…
Jeff Tweedy, Ira Kaplan, Mike Mills, Jessica Pratt, Robyn Hitchcock, and More to Play Big Star’s “Third” in Los Angeles
This special edition of the Big Star Third Live band will be recorded for a film and album release.
On Tweedy’s full-length debut Sukierae (Jeff’s name for his wife and Spencer’s mother, Sue), the older Tweedy reaffirms his status as one of the most talented songwriters working today.
Various Artists, “Song Reader: Twenty Songs by Beck”
In a way, this We Are the (Indie) World get-together is a fitting summation of Beck’s entire career. It flits from one fascination to the next, never stopping long enough to take root.
Beck Releasing “Song Reader” featuring Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, and More
At the end of 2012, twenty of Beck’s original compositions were released solely as a stunning set of sheet music, entitled Song Reader. The songs…