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New Jeff Tweedy video: Family Ghost

Video: Jeff Tweedy — “Family Ghost” Jeff Tweedy "Family Ghost" (Official Video)Watch this video on YouTube From WARMER, due April 13 on dBpm. I can appreciate any song that starts out declaring “I’m a dope.” That is a sentiment I can get behind. Tweedy goes on to describe how it feels to be a liberal … Continue reading New Jeff Tweedy video: Family Ghost

New Jeff Tweedy video: I Know What It’s Like

Video: Jeff Tweedy — “I Know What It’s Like” Jeff Tweedy "I Know What It's Like" (Official Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Mark Greenberg. From WARM, out now on dBpm Records. I’m about 100 pages into Tweedy’s memoir, Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back), and so far it’s really enjoyable. One of … Continue reading New Jeff Tweedy video: I Know What It’s Like

New Jeff Tweedy video: Some Birds

Video: Jeff Tweedy — “Some Birds” Jeff Tweedy "Some Birds" (Official Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Seth Henrikson. From Warm, due November 20. Jeff Tweedy knows his audience. After all, he was once one of us. His only job outside of being in a band was as a record store clerk, so he … Continue reading New Jeff Tweedy video: Some Birds

New Mavis Staples video: If All I Was Was Black

Video: Mavis Staples — “If All I Was Was Black” Mavis Staples – "If All I Was Was Black"Watch this video on YouTube From If All I Was Was Black, out now on Anti. Mavis Staples is 78 years old and she’s been singing professionally for 70 of those. Thank about that. She’s been getting … Continue reading New Mavis Staples video: If All I Was Was Black

The goal of Wilco

Wilco‘s Jeff Tweedy talks to the Chicago A.V. Club about making “challenging” music, or not: People really think narrowly when it comes to those types of challenges, and the idea that something has to be aggressive or avant grade, or atonal, even, to be a challenge. I’ve found it to be the exact opposite. We … Continue reading The goal of Wilco