Jeff Tweedy

The 5 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: Nicki Minaj, The Knocks, Merchandise

It is August 8th and there are three late-season contenders for Song of the Summer included here. I’d say “stop the madness,” but the tunes are too good. … Read More

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The 5 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: Jenny Lewis, Jeff Tweedy

Let’s call this week’s edition of our best new music column “your high school indie idols making good.” Rilo Kiley’s Jenny Lewis and Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy released excellent new singles that speak to where they’re at in their lives now, instead of trying to relive the earlier glory days. … Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we fell in madly love with the SNL Christmas card thanks to its delightful Stefon-meets-Rockwell-painting premise. We got a better idea of what 7 billion people looks like. We watched a very hairy Jeff Tweedy do his best impression of a weather dude. We wondered if… Read More

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Solid Sound Festival: Music & Arts Curated by Wilco at MASS MoCA

North Adams, Massachusetts isn’t the most accessible location for a music festival, and our six-hour bus ride robbed us of the opening festivities, but Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art more than made up for its far-flung locale. Steeling ourselves for the usual festival gripes, we were pleasantly surprised by two days of laid-back tunes and comfortable surroundings in the gorgeous Berkshires, with affordable, local eats and drinks, short lines, and (gasp) indoor bathrooms. Jeff Tweedy himself hinted at a round two for next summer, so here’s hoping the inaugural Solid Sound was the first of many more to come. … Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. ICANN has approved the creation of a .xxx domain for porn, which is great news for really dumb people searching for adult content online. [via The Daily Beast]
2. When you cut thousands of people waiting in line for the new iPhone 4 you will get booed — even if you are… Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: Links That Made the Rounds in our Office

Today at Flavorpill when we were supposed to be busy working… we fell in love with 7-year-old Latarian Milton‘s devil may care attitude about car theft; we felt sorry for David Copperfield’s assistant’s arm; we contemplated what the death of network TV means for the next generation of universal… Read More

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