Twenty years ago Wilco played their first-ever gig (under the pseudonym “Black Shampoo”) at Cicero’s Basement Bar in St. Louis. Today they mark that anniversary by releasing the rarities box-set Alpha Mike Foxtrot and the essentials 2-disc What’s Your 20? Both are available now at your local record shop and online.
For a taste of the kind of gems that you’ll find on Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014, we’re streaming “Blasting Fonda” and “California Stars (Live)” below. “Blasting Fonda” was written by Jeff Tweedy in 1996 for the film Feeling Minnesota. The live version of “California Stars” is taken from their Late Night With Conan O’Brien […]
In celebration of their 20th anniversary, Wilco will release two new collections, out November 17 in North America and December 1 worldwide. The first, Alpha Mike Foxtrot, is a 4-CD/4-LP/DIGITAL box-set of rare studio and live recordings collected from the band’s extensive audio archives. The second, What’s Your 20, is a 2-CD/DIGITAL compilation of essential […]
Hard to believe it’s been 20 years, but Wilco’s gonna celebrate with six shows at Chicago’s Riviera Theatre in December. Set lists will change each night and feature songs from every era. This is not to be missed stuff. Tickets for the Chicago dates are on sale this Friday at 10am CT. Tickets for the […]
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 […]