Watch Wilco’s new video for Schmilco track, “Someone To Lose” which premiered on Pitchfork today. The darkly whimsical stop-motion animated clip, directed by Joseph Baughman, follows the tumultuous journey of a captive bride, a chivalrous groom and an enigmatic monster on an eventful wedding day.
Wilco returned for a rare second appearance on NPR Music’s Tiny Desk with “The Joke Explained” from Star Wars and early catalog favorites. Watch the full set and 360-degree version of “Misunderstood” below. Tiny Desk Concert: “Misunderstood” Tiny Desk 360: Note: if you’re on mobile, we strongly recommend opening this video in the YouTube app. Virtual
While in Seattle, Wilco stopped by KEXP for an acoustic performance. Watch the entire show above, including “Random Name Generator” and “The Joke Explained” from the new album Star Wars. Star Wars is out now on CD. LP arrives October 13. Preorders ongoing in the Wilco store.
“[Solid Sound Festival] is something we couldn’t have possibly set out to create, but has somehow been created.” – Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Every Other Summer, a full-length documentary film about Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival, is available to buy or rent now via Vimeo On Demand. Directed by Christoph Green and Brendan Canty of Trixie Films
Tweedy have teamed up with Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman for their “Low Key” music video, a hilarious commentary on the state of the declining music industry. Watch below as Jeff and Spencer take their new album Sukierae door-to-door to less-than-enthusiastic homeowners including Conan O’Brien and Andy Richter, Mavis Staples, Chance The Rapper, Wilco