All posts by Jake Brown

Exile in Hitsville: xxoo Liz Phair

First off, I think it’s only fair to admit that I’m a big Liz Phair fan. And my wife is an even bigger one. And after proofreading the first draft of this piece, I got the “God, do you hate everything?” question that I’ve become a little sensitive to recently. And it made me realize … Continue reading Exile in Hitsville: xxoo Liz Phair

Jeff Tweedy Solo: Alone Like He’s Supposed to Be

Chicago Wilco fans are a healthy breed. Predominantly males over six feet tall who obviously drank their milk when they were kids. Good Midwestern stock. They take up a lot of space. And at a show as oversold as Wednesday night’s at the Vic, every inch of space counts. I was feeling grouchy and preparing … Continue reading Jeff Tweedy Solo: Alone Like He’s Supposed to Be