Jeff Tweedy announces new album WARM; read the liner notes and watch “Some Birds” video

Jeff Tweedy | Photo By Noah Silvestry |

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy will return with a new solo album later this fall. The album is called WARM and will be released November 30; the first single “Some Birds” and its accompanying video are out now. Tweedy’s last solo effort was 2017’s Together At Last, which featured re-workings of Wilco tunes and songs from his previous side projects, but this will be his first LP of original solo material. Continue reading →


Just Announced: Jeff Tweedy will play a solo show at Princeton’s McCarter Theater

Tweedy | Photo By Noah Silvestry |

Wilco leader Jeff Tweedy is taking some time to himself in 2018, and embarks on a solo tour this spring that brings him to the region for an April 18th show at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Tickets for the show will be available Friday, February 9th, more information can be found here. Continue reading →


Mavis Staples announces Jeff Tweedy collaboration If All I Was Was Black

Mavis Staples | photo by Cameron Pollack for WXPN

XPN Fest veterans and longtime friends Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy (of Wilco) have collaborated together a few times before, but the just-announced If All I Was Was Black is a particularly special project. Slated for a November 17 release on Anti- Records, the 10-track album was produced and written by Tweedy, with vocalist Staples contributing to the lyrics on three tracks. In addition to being the first full-length of original material the the two have worked on together, If All I Was Was Black takes on a political tone, addressing racial tension in a way that advocates for spreading love and positivity. Continue reading →


Jeff Tweedy reworks Wilco favorites on acoustic Together At Last, out now

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Jeff Tweedy | Photo By Noah Silvestry |

Earlier this week Bob Bumbera reported on Jeff Tweedy‘s solo record during the XPN Morning Show, sharing a video of the Wilco frontman performing album cut “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart” on Late Night With Seth Myers. Yes, you already know that Wilco classic and yes it is appearing on Together At Last – that’s because the new effort, out today, features a number of Tweedy favorites, from main projects and side projects, done in an intimate, acoustic style.

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XPN MusicNotes: Watch Jeff Tweedy explain how Wilco names albums, listen to the new Pixies album Head Carrier

Wilco at Solid Sound Festival | Photo by Noah Silvestry |
Wilco at Solid Sound Festival | Photo by Noah Silvestry |

“The next time someone tells you Wilco doesn’t put a lot of work into things, just tell them…I don’t know. Something. You make it up.”
-Jeff Tweedy

With tongue firmly planted in cheek, Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy recorded a video, (prior to last night’s appearance on The late Show with Stephen Colbert) in which he responds to critics of the band’s recent album titles. Funny stuff. Continue reading →