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Jeff and Spencer Tweedy Talk and Perform on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 12.15.2014 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Jeff and son Spencer Tweedy join me to talk about their new album, Sukierae, as well as about autographing Dominick's receipts, a band called Sexfist and much more. Plus, they perform "You Are Not Alone," a song Jeff wrote for Mavis Staples.

Dog Ears Music: The Real Memorial Day: Hero Worship and Atomic Peace Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from The B-52's, Sam & Dave, Wilco, John Lennon, Iron & Wine and more.

Chats with Missing Persons' Dale Bozzio and The Wild Feathers' Ricky Young, Plus Arc Iris and The Boston Boys' Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.18.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think it's super pop. I think it's pop, I think it's modern, I think it's current and it fits right in today with all of these danceable tunes. It does all of those things, it's drivable in the car. That's always the test."

Religion: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Gary Laderman | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion
Gary Laderman

Religion is bad, no doubt, and a destructive force in human history and in world today. But that's not the whole story. I let down my guard in that bar and did not speak the truth of what I think after all these years in the study of religion.

Overend Watts: A Rock Star Who Hated Walking and Lived to Write About It!

Tom Semioli | Posted 02.04.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

However no member of Mott the Hoople embraced the joy, pageantry, and excess of the band and the era than bassist Peter Overend Watts.

My Favorite Picture Of You: A Conversation with Guy Clark, Plus Chatting with Butterscotch Records' Allen Farmelo and Lots Of Love's Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I'm from Texas and will always be from Texas, and if I ever break even, I'm moving back. It's a wonderful place to be from. There's a lot of history there and a lot of stuff that you know about and nobody else knows about."

PHOTOS: Dylan, Wilco & My Morning Jacket Play Toyota Park

Posted 07.13.2013 | Chicago

Toyota Park in Bridgeview played played host Friday to folk-rock royalty. Bob Dylan, My Morning Jacket and Chicago's own Wilco -- as well as Richar...

Dog Ears Music: After Independence Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.05.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Elliott Smith, The Clash, Bix Beiderbecke, and Elton John.

Daft Punk Meets Wilco

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment

You'd think the public would get sick of so many "Get Lucky" covers, but then another one hits the internet and it is just too good. Audience membe...

Paul McCartney Dominates Bonnaroo 2013

Maria Pulcinella Murray | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment
Maria Pulcinella Murray

For anyone born in the last quarter century who wondered whether Paul McCartney's allotted two-and-a-half-hour set would be "too much" for the 70-year-old Beatle was justly put to shame Friday night.

Bonnaroo 2013: A Handful of Must-See Acts

Maria Pulcinella Murray | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Maria Pulcinella Murray

This year's Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival (June 13-16) is within spitting distance and, as expected, riddled with talent. And, more conceivably, there are heart-wrenching set conflicts that we must face on the farm.

Wilco's Solid Sound Festival

Austin Nelson | Posted 05.24.2013 | Arts
Austin Nelson

If you're a Wilco fan, you know how passionate they are about their music and this festival has certainly been no exception. Held on the beautiful campus of MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, Solid Sound is what every music festival should be.

Dog Ears Music: Hero Worship & Atomic Peace Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Alice Coltrane, Kevin Coyne, Mattie May Thomas, Wilco, Lupe Fiasco, Iron and Wine, and more.

Hangout and About, Part 2: Ryan Bingham Will Ring Your Decibels

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Ryan Bingham might look, act and talk like a cowboy, and maybe that's where his crazy heart ultimately lies. But there's more to the singer-songwriter...

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy Calls For Marriage Equality In Illinois

Posted 03.24.2013 | Chicago

In a letter published in a downstate Illinois newspaper, popular Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy wrote the "time is now" for marriage equality in the land ...

Jeff Tweedy (and the Chicago Fire Dept.) on 'The Interview Show'

Mark Bazer | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy stopped by The Interview Show at The Hideout -- and, as you will see, so did the Chicago Fire Department -- on Feb. 1, 2013. Tweedy talked with me about music, crime shows and ... fire codes.

12 of 2012's Show-Toppers: Best Concerts of the Year

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The Colorado concert calendar was filled with memorable shows in 2012, though the opportunity to go out of state for the Austin City Limits Music Fest...

PHOTOS: Is This The Greatest Tribute Concert Ever?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.30.2012 | San Francisco

The Last Waltz is arguably the greatest concert film of all time. Shot by Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, the film documents the la...

Dog Ears Music: What to Play While the Analyst Is Away

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by The Raconteurs, Elvis Costello, Pink Martini, Crystal Castles, Wilco, Joni Mitchell and more.

LCD Soundsystem Documentary: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 18

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.18.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 1. "Shut Up And Play The Hits" At AFI Silver Spring Last April James Murphy decided to end LCD Soundsystem at the top...

Wilco At Wolf Trap: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 17

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.17.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, JULY 17 1. Wilco At Wolf Trap America's best jam band (they are) and live act (arguably) head to the D.C. region for their annu...

Classic Movie Screens On National Mall

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.16.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, JULY 16 1. "Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid" At National Mall The first Screen on the Green is a wonderful thing. Two of the ...

A.V. Fest/Hideout Block Party Unveils Homegrown Headliner

Posted 07.11.2012 | Chicago

If you've been struggling to choose between A.V. Fest/Hideout Block Party and Riot Fest, two big-ticket music events hitting Chicago the weekend of Se...

Dog Ears Music: Fireworks, Independence and Road Rage Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Elliott Smith, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Portugal. The Man, Voxtrot, Joy Division and more.

PHOTOS: Revisiting Wilco On 'Yankee Hotel Foxtrot' Release Anniversary

Posted 04.23.2012 | Chicago

Ten years ago Monday, Chicago-based rock band Wilco released "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot", which would be met with critical acclaim and become the band's be...