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Bob Dylan, Wilco, And My Morning Jacket To Front Festival Tour

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Music fans and middle-aged dads across the country, here’s something to get excited about: the launch of the AmericanaramA Festival of Music, which will spend the summer launching in Florida, traveling across North America, and ending up in California.  And what is the AmericanaramA, you ask?  Why, it’s a rock tour fronted by Bob Dylan, Wilco, and...

Wilco To Self-Release Their New Album, 'The Whole Love'

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Looks like Wilco is sidestepping the major studios and following Radiohead’s example, as the band has announced that they will release their eighth studio album, The Whole Love, all by themselves on September 27th.   The disc will be the first release for their new label, dBpm.

Wilco Plans To Start Their Own Record Label

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In somewhat of a surprise move, Wilco is saying goodbye to Nonesuch Records, a relationship that started in 2002 and included four studio albums and a live collection. With their Nonesuch contract fulfilled, the band are now planning to launch their own record label, guitarist Nels Cline has revealed. "I don't know the name of it," Cline told Express Night Out. "Jeff...

Wilco, MGMT Prep Record Store Day Releases

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Vinyl fans it is time to rejoice--Record Store Day is upon us tomorrow, that special day when our favorite artists release a dizzying array of obscure or unreleased material on vinyl for their hardcore fans and record fetishists. Rolling Stone took time out from obsessing/ cultishly worshiping (with goat sacrifices and everything!) every retirement-age rock star within spitting...

Wilco Gets Their Own Sandwich Shop

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Because nothing says “Wilco” like thinly sliced oven-roasted turkey with cream cheese, cranberry sauce and a hint of stuffing served on cranberry and cream cheese bread, Toronto’s Sky Blue Sky Sandwich Company has created a Wilco-based and themed sandwich shop in honor of the Chicago-based band.  Essentially, every sandwich in the shop is named for a Wilco tune that at least...

Wilco Confirmed For 2010 End Of The Road Festival

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Looks as if Wilco have no problem planning ahead. Like September 2010 ahead. The band are now confirmed as the headliners for the 2010 edition of the End of the Road Festival. And guess what? Tickets for the 3-day event are already available from the official website. The festival takes place at Larmer Tree Gardens in Dorset/Wiltshire from September 10 – 12.

Wilco To Start Work On New Album Early Next Year

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Now that we've sufficiently listened to Wilco [The Album] enough times since its release in June, clearly it's time for Wilco [The Next Album] - or whatever Wilco plan to title their follow-up album, which, according to one band member, they are preparing to start recording in early 2010. Speaking with The Ampersand, bassist John Stirratt said the band...

Catch Wilco On A Prairie Home Companion Saturday

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If you're still up in the air for what to do Saturday night, perhaps tuning-in to a live performance by Wilco on Garrison Keiler's A Prairie Home Companion broadcast is an option. Well, live from Thursday. The band performed this week from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn, which is featured on this week's edition of A Prairie Home Companion....

Hear Neil Finn's 7 Worlds Collide: The Sun Came Out

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In case you didn't already know Neil Finn is collaborating with bands such as Radiohead, Wilco and Johnny Marr for a benefit LP titled 7 Worlds Collide: The Sun Came Out. The record isn't out until August 31 in the UK, but currently you can listen to some minute-long snippets from it at the album's...

Wilco Sparks Up Game Park

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Some bands don't need all those theatrical special effects, their presence on stage is more than enough. This was the case for Wilco who graced the stage at Coney Island's KeySpan Park Monday night, reports Reuters. It was American rock 'n' roll at its finest with Wilco at the helm. The band took the stage after opening band Yo La Tengo, and began with the...

CD Releases: Wilco, Moby, Rob Thomas, The Fiery Furnaces

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American alternative rock band, Wilco have their seventh studio album coming out this week, titled Wilco (The Album). It is the first release since the passing of former band member, Jay Bennett. Even though the album leaked on the Internet awhile ago, you can now purchase it for your collection. Also this week, we have Matchbox Twenty...

Diditleak: Album Leaks Updated on Twitter in Real Time

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The day an album gets leaked to the Internet is an important milestone in the album release process. Some bands do nothing, while others decide to immediately release the music for free on their official websites. Either way, word on the Internet gets around quickly, and boosts the hype surrounding an album a few notches. One source is Diditleak.co.uk, which provides updated information on...

Ex-Wilco Member Jay Bennett Died of Drug Overdose

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Some sad news. According to the coroners's report, Wilco's former guitarist, Jay Bennett, died of an accidental drug overdose. The coroner declared that the 45-year-old multi-instrumentalist died from an overdose of fentanyl, a drug that is commonly prescribed to treat chronic pain after surgeries. The drugs is approximately 100 times more potent than morphine. All signs point to the death...

Fans Lured By World-Class Bonnaroo Lineup: Springsteen, Phish, Wilco...

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Bonnaroo 2009 has some of the biggest names in music at the head of its lineup this year, including the reunited Phish, Beastie Boys, Wilco, Snoop Dogg, Nine Inch Nails, Grizzly Bear, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Mars Volta, Animal Collective, Femi Kuti and Bruce Springsteen. "If there was such a thing as a recession-proof lineup this year, this had to be it," said Ashley...

Poll: Wilco's Former Guitarist Dies At 45 - How Will You Remember Him?

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During any given holiday, most people are glad they have friends and families around to cherish the good times. However, the thought of losing someone around the holidays can be unbearable. Unfortunately, another weekend passes and we have another well-known musician pass away. Jay Bennett, former Wilco Member, solo artist, and sought out studio multi-instrumentalist,...

Stream Wilco (The Album) For Free!

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Wilco are streaming Wilco (The Album) for free at Wilcoworld. The album won't be out on Nonesuch until June 30, but you can stream one huge track of Wilco's newest release in low 128k or high 256k quality. This is why I love digital distribution. Wilco announced the new album only a few weeks ago, and already, without the usual months of...

Wilco (The Album): Cover Art

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Remember when we told you that Wilco hilariously named their album, Wilco (The Album) and released a song titled "Wilco The Song?" Because it's all true, it's serious but that doesn't mean that the band is taking themselves TOO seriously. Proof? Just take a look at their album cover above. [Pitchfork] Wilco (The Album) drops June 30th via Nonesuch. What do you...

Poll: What Do You Think of Wilco (The Album)?

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Attention Wilco fans: If you've neglected your favorite band of all time, I'd like to tell you that they're coming out with a new album! Others may know that the album is slated for release on June 30th, this summer. However, did you know that they are naming their album, Wilco (The Album)? No, it's not self titled. It's actually "Wilco (The Album)." Rolling Stone...

Concert Tickets with Warped Tour, Outside Lands Festival and more

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So while all of you lucky, employed people take off this weekend for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival (geez, not that I'm bitter or anything, no, just have a greattime... really enjoy it...bring me back an f-ing t-shirt...can I make your head explode with my passive aggressive mind power?), the rest of us can take solace in the fact that we can sit in front of our computer and...