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Wilco (1999)

Interview by Johnny Black, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1999

The Chicago boys talk about the making of Summerteeth, and life on the road.

File format: mp3; file size: 32.8mb, interview length: 35' 47" sound quality: ****

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Being Here: Wilco

Interview by Andy Gill, MOJO, April 1997

WITH THEIR SECOND album, Being There, already being hailed as the record of the year, and flattering, if fanciful, comparisons to such as Exile On ...

Wilco: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Nick Hasted, Independent, The, April 1997

WILCO'S SINGER-SONGWRITER Jeff Tweedy was maimed by rock 'n' roll, tamed by rock 'n' roll, named by rock 'n' roll, according to the most wistful ...

Wilco: Last Twang in Town

Interview by Keith Cameron, Vox, May 1997

THE WAITRESS next door to the Blue Note desperately wants to come, but she couldn't get the night off work. "Oh, it'll be fantastic!" she ...

Wilco: Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton

Live Review by Tom Cox, Uncut, June 1997

"WE SAW all those teenage girls outside and we assumed they were here for us. Hey, man, what gives?" ...

Wilco's Winning Ways

Interview by Ben Thompson, Independent, The, May 1999

WILCO MAINSTAYS Jeff Tweedy (twinkly, weatherbeaten) and Jay Bennett (burly, dreadlocked) are savouring a momentary pause between engagements. A beleagured two-man colony of battered denim ...

Wilco: 4.00 - 5.00pm: soundcheck/5.00 - 6.00pm: local press/6.00 - 6.05pm: cigarette break

Interview by Johnny Black, MOJO, July 1999

IT'S DARK IN an alley just off Hamburg's notorious Reeperbahn, a faint neon glow filters in from the street to reveal a gaggle of noisy ...

Chicago: Indie City

Report and Interview by Eric Weisbard, Spin, September 2000

Sick of a world ruled by Britney and Backstreet? Visit Chicago: a salt-of-the-earth midwestern town where old-world pleasures like community, cheap rent, cheap beer, gritty ...

Lost Highway Blues

Report by Jason Cohen, slate.com, August 2001

The dirty little secret about Ryan Adams and his record label. ...

Wilco: Taking Control in a Crisis

Report and Interview by Ben Thompson, Daily Telegraph, March 2002

ROCK AND ROLL is not the first place you would look for a new form of patriotism. Yet Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, the latest album by ...

Hi, My Name's Jeff, and I'm a Wilcoholic

Interview by Toby Manning, Q, May 2002

LIKE ALL LAS VEGAS hotels, the Mandalay Bay is a self-contained city, comprising restaurants, bars, even a "beach," complete with electric waves: anything and everything ...

Wilco's "Basement Tapes"

Review by Michael Goldberg, Neumu, October 2002

THE INK THAT says Wilco YHF Demos is slightly smeared on the home-printed white cover of the CD that arrived the other day. The 21 ...

Wilco: A Ghost Is Born

Review by Steve LaBate, Paste, 2004

SO HOW DO YOU follow the dense, experimental, critically worshipped Yankee Hotel Foxtrot? The latest version of Wilco answers with an overwhelming, at times postmodern ...

Free the Spirit: Wilco

Interview by Edwin Pouncey, Wire, August 2004

"IF I PLAYED you all the Wilco songs in chronological order on an acoustic guitar, they probably wouldn't sound that different," declares Wilco leader Jeff ...

Wilco: The Whole Love (dBpm)

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rock's Backpages, December 2011

WILCO FANS ARE AS polarized as the US congress. Some revel in the band's eardrum-pulverizing forays into the sonic unknown, introduced on 2000's art-damaged Yankee ...

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