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Just try to escape from these Jags

Show me a world where the good times never end, and I'll show you, in just a few hours' time, an epic hangover and a parking ticket.
Take up the Endless fight
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  December 14, 2012
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The debut solo effort from Dustin Saucier

People may not give the Postal Service record enough credit for being self-aware.
To the Letter
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 21, 2012
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Street style

If the limited-edition Wilco vinyl isn't enough to get you to Record Store Day this weekend, on April 21, how about some local releases?
Another band running themselves ragged
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 20, 2012
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The Famous Winters’ cold comfort

The Famous Winters co-founders Alex Garzone and Sean Kennedy delivered an eclectic introduction to their new venture last summer with the EP Carnival Sky .
Melodancholy & the inventive sadness
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 13, 2012
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Wilco | The Whole Love

Wilco's evolution from Uncle Tupelo detritus to post-Americana thinking-man's jam band goes two steps back on their eighth studio album, and that's a good thing.
dBpm (2011)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  September 30, 2011
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The 'Mericans keep their heads up on So Late It Hurts

"Lift me up, I want outta here/Lift me up, I wanna taste the sky," Chris Daltry sings on "Sky Full," the closing cut from So Late It Hurts , the new album by the 'Mericans.
Chasing the dark clouds
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 11, 2011


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Get ready to ramble: 21 shows you need to see before September

Every summer, in addition to swarms of mosquitoes and fanny-packed tourists, New England hosts a massive invasion of live music.  
One solid summer
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 10, 2011
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Feeling bad with Good Kids Sprouting Horns

We have a natural inclination toward harmony. We look for patterns and symmetry and create narratives out of coincidences.
Animal instincts
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 27, 2011
Webcast Tonight! Arcade Fire, Wilco & Many More Perform at New Orleans Jazz Fest

Webcast Tonight! Arcade Fire, Wilco & Many More Perform at New Orleans Jazz Fest


 Rolling Stone is webcasting the performances starting at 7PM.  Check it out here! 
By FNXWeekenders  |  May 07, 2011
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The Tower and the Fool's bittersweet symphonies

It shouldn't come as too much surprise to hear the six guys comprising the Tower & the Fool have made a conscious decision to simply go with the flow following a promising, self-titled debut EP released late last year (available at iTunes and  thet
Turn on the bright lights
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 04, 2011
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The Autumn Defense carve a niche beyond Wilco

The South isn't really what comes to mind when we think of candy-sweet pop music. But according to the Autumn Defense's Pat Sansone, maybe it should be.
Seasonal fortitude
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  November 05, 2010


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From solid to standout

Maybe the most surprising thing about Portland indie band Brenda’s set at the Wilco-curated Solid Sound Festival on the Mass MoCA campus in North Adams, Massachusetts, on Saturday was that people were actually there to see it. Lots of them.
Brenda’s big summer ends at Wilco’s festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  August 20, 2010

Solid Sound Festival, Aug 13-15, Mass MoCA

Even if you don't love Wilco (anymore), it's hard to imagine a festival being much more pleasant and casually engaging than their inaugural event in North Adams.
Music Seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  August 20, 2010

Wilco unveils Solid Sound photo contest


There are few things as photogenic as Wilco and the summertime. And whoever combines the two successfully will score passes and hotel accomodations to August’s...
By Michael Marotta  |  June 29, 2010
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Into the weird

No, it's not your imagination: things are getting smaller. Or at least, it seems that way in the funhouse-mirror world of modern music, where the semi-demise of the major-label factory has colluded with the anti-star obsession of the underground to pro
Welcome to our many small worlds
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 05, 2010
Wilco expanding their Mass MoCA-located festival to include non-Wilco-related bands

Wilco expanding their Mass MoCA-located festival to include non-Wilco-related bands


This summer, Wilco will curate their first-ever Solid Sound Festival, which, unlike a lot of these high-profile summer music festivals, will actually take place in...
By Ryan Stewart  |  May 10, 2010


Wow, are we jealous

From the minute Wilco announced their Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA, we’ve wanted to go in the worst way.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 23, 2010
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Photos: Wilco at the Orpheum

Photos from Wilco's Boston stop on his 2010 tour
Wilco, live at the Orpheum, on April 6, 2010
By ERIC BAUMANN  |  April 09, 2010

2009 had some redeeming qualities - really

Let's get serious: For many Portlanders, 2009 was a crap year.
Don’t look back in anger
By DEIRDRE FULTON AND JEFF INGLIS  |  December 25, 2009
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Ghost stories

For all of the excitement that surrounded Wilco on the Maine State Pier or Sufjan Stevens at Port City Music Hall or the various sold-out Ray LaMontagne shows of the past year, there is no question that last Sunday's Phish show at the Cumberland County
Phish return to Portland, and the crowds throng
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 04, 2009
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Slow hand

In his Village Voice review of Jeremy Udden’s Plainville (Fresh Sound New Talent), Jim Macnie recalled how a friend of his tried to file it as “jazz for Wilco fans.” As Macnie explained, that’s not the whole story with Udden or Plainville , but it’s
Jeremy Udden’s rocky jazz path
By JON GARELICK  |  October 23, 2009


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Slow hand

In his Village Voice review of Jeremy Udden’s Plainville (Fresh Sound New Talent), Jim Macnie recalled how a friend of his tried to file it as “jazz for Wilco fans.” As Macnie explained, that’s not the whole story with Udden or Plainville , but it’s
Jeremy Udden’s rocky jazz path
By JON GARELICK  |  October 23, 2009

Music seen: Wilco

My first car was a big green Buick LeSabre, and my only options then for music were Extendo-Ride, who were awesome, and a mix tape my older sister had made, full of Wilco songs off Yankee Hotel Foxtrot.
Live at the Maine State Pier, July 18, 2009
By CHAD CHAMBERLAIN  |  July 24, 2009

Tower of Song Festival, Eric Bettencourt, and the Outsiders

This is shaping up to be one of the best summers in a long time when it comes to outdoor and festival-type shows.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 17, 2009

Wilco


Not sure if you've heard, but there's a concert on the Maine State Pier tonight... Yep, Wilco are here. The show is sold out, but...
By webteam  |  July 15, 2009
Wilco + Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band

Wilco + Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band


  Like Wilco, do ya? Get all misty-eyed for Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band? Well, the closest their tour’s coming to these parts...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 08, 2009


VIDEO: The Roots use their day job to their advantage (plus Wilco and St. Vincent)


Presumably one of the perks of being on network television every night is the chance to gain exposure with a larger audience. And so the Roots, who've been serving as house band on the (improving) Late Night with Jimmy Fallon since its inception, used last night's show as an opportunity to premiere the title cut from their forthcoming album How I Got Over (as promised). And it's pretty good! Not that the Roots have ever had trouble translating live

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By Ryan Stewart  |  June 25, 2009
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Photos: Bonnaroo 2009

Bruce Springsteen, Wilco, Elvis Costello and more at Bonnaroo 2009 in Manchester, Tennessee
Bruce Springsteen, Wilco, Elvis Costello, and more at Bonnaroo 2009
By LEXY WINTER  |  June 19, 2009
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Wilco | Wilco (The Album)

The cover photo of a camel wearing a party hat on a terrace is a clue: after nearly a decade of fighting Jeff Tweedy and Wilco have lightened up.
Nonesuch (2009)
By RYAN STEWART  |  May 22, 2009
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The Big Hurt: Brand new Dio; same old Yoko; auguries of Creed

In the process of writing last week's column about hidden Satanic messages in pop music, I listened to a bunch of shit backward and discovered that the track "Poker Face" by Lady Gaga is much, much better that way.
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  May 15, 2009