1. Radiohead's Philip Selway Gets 'Familial' on Solo Album

    August 08, 2010 12:27 PM EDT Following in the footsteps of Ringo Starr , Dave Grohl and Phil Collins , Radiohead's Philip Selway is the latest big-name drummer to step out from behind his kit and make a solo record, trading in his drums for a guitar and a mic. His debut album, "Familial" -- set for release…

  2. Wilco Planning Three Day Festival in Massachusetts

    April 07, 2010 1:40 PM EDT Chicago rock act Wilco is getting into the festival game this summer, curating its own Solid Sound Festival weekend in North Adams, Mass. Set for the weekend of August 13 - 15, Wilco has teamed with the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and among the acts to appear alongside Wilco are…

  3. Neil Finn To Rock With Radiohead, Wilco Mates

    November 17, 2008 3:09 PM EST Neil Finn has drafted Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway, Wilco 's Jeff Tweedy, John Stirrat, Glenn Kotche and Pat Sansone, Smiths/Modest Mouse guitarist Johnny Marr, Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, singer/songwriter Lisa Germano and his son Liam for a sequel of…

  4. Neil Finn To Rock With Radiohead, Wilco Mates

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Neil Finn has drafted Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, John Stirrat, Glenn Kotche and Pat Sansone, Smiths/Modest Mouse guitarist Johnny Marr, Soul Coughing bassist Sebastia Neil Finn has drafted Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway, Wilco…

  5. Wilco Digging Into Catalog For Chicago Run

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Wilco will explore the "dusty corners" of its back catalog during a five-night run at Chicago's Riviera Theatre in February. Wilco will explore the "dusty corners" of its back catalog during a five-night run at Chicago's Riviera Theatre in February. Shows are set…

  6. Wilco: In The Comfort Zone

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Wilco loft takes up a full floor of a nondescript building in Chicago's Irving Park. This expansive place could use a paint job and some new rugs, but it's cozy in a way that makes you feel like y The Wilco loft takes up a full floor of a nondescript building in Chicago's…

  7. Kotche Drums Up Piece For Kronos Quartet

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche has completed "Anomaly," a 23-minute piece for the Kronos Quartet that will premiere in San Francisco in October. Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche has completed "Anomaly," a 23-minute piece for the Kronos Quartet that will premiere in San Francisco in…

  8. Wilco Books Fall Trek, Tweedy Solo DVD Due

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wilco will escape the recording studio for a dozen October dates, several of which are on college campuses. Wilco will escape the recording studio for a dozen October dates, several of which are on college campuses. In addition to previously announced dates at Indiana's Purdue University…

  9. Pitchfork Music Festival / July 29-30, 2006 / Chicago (Union Park)

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On the scorching hot first day of Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, there was one band that was able to inspire an audience clap-along without any prodding from the stage. That band was Britain's Ar On the scorching hot first day of Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, there…

  10. Battling Tendonitis, Brion Tiptoes Back Into Performing

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For almost 10 years, noted producer and musician Jon Brion hosted a weekly residency at the Los Angeles club Largo, where any number of guests would stop by and help augment his whimsical one-man-band For almost 10 years, noted producer and musician Jon Brion hosted a weekly residency at the…

  11. Intonation Festival / June 24-25, 2006 / Chicago (Union Park)

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Drawing thousands of indie rock fans to an obscure park on Chicago's west side is no small feat, yet as so many other stationary fests (Coachella, Bonnaroo, et al.) have shown, a good lineup knows no Last year's inaugural Intonation Festival boasted the element of surprise and…

  12. The National Hitting The Studio In June

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock act the National will return to the studio in June to record the follow-up to last year's "Alligator." Indie rock act the National will return to the studio in June to record the follow-up to last year's "Alligator." After nearly a year of touring, the…

  13. Wilco Testing Out New Tunes On Tour

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wilco has been road-testing material intended for its next Nonesuch album and will return to the studio next month for more recording, drummer Glenn Kotche tells Billboard.com. The group has no firm t Wilco has been road-testing material intended for its next Nonesuch album and will return to…

  14. Wilco's Kotche Keeps The Beat On 'Mobile'

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche steps outside of a rock band context on his new Nonesuch solo album, "Mobile." As he writes in the liner notes, the eight-track project investigates "the idea of negative or Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche steps outside of a rock band context on his new…

  15. Furry Things

    March 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Despite the rigors of recording and touring with Wilco, Jeff Tweedy found time last fall to complete work on "Born Again in the U.S.A.," his second album with artist/producer Jim O'Rourke and Wilco dr Despite the rigors of recording and touring with Wilco, Jeff Tweedy found…

  16. Jeff Tweedy / Feb. 13, 2006 / Los Angeles (Henry Fonda Theatre)

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jeff Tweedy could have been a stand-up comic in a previous life. Four songs into his solo acoustic set Feb. 13 in Los Angeles, he finally addressed the quietly well-behaved, sold-out crowd that had ga Jeff Tweedy could have been a stand-up comic in a previous life. Four songs into his solo…

  17. Loose Fur 'Born Again' On Sophomore CD

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although Loose Fur played a handful of shows in support of the debut album, no live dates are in the works in conjunction with "Born Again in the U.S.A.," according to a Drag City spokesperson. As first tipped here in October, rock trio Loose Fur, which features Wilco's Jeff…

  18. Wilco Gives Chicago A 'Kick' On Live CD

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Frontman Jeff Tweedy says the group's current six-piece incarnation is making him happier than he's ever been. Wilco's lineup has rarely stayed the same for very long over the past decade, but frontman Jeff Tweedy says the group's current six-piece incarnation is making…

  19. Tweedy Tapping Archive, Covers On Solo Tour

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST In addition to an as-yet-unnamed song from Tweedy's upcoming album with his side band Loose Fur, the show also featured four songs with Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche to close the evening. Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy kicked off his fall solo tour Friday in Madison, Wis., treating the crowd to…

  20. Tweedy Tackling Loose Fur, Golden Smog CDs

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST In between touring and making a new record with Wilco, frontman Jeff Tweedy is returning to two prior side projects. In between touring and making a new record with Wilco, frontman Jeff Tweedy is returning to two prior side projects. First up is Loose Fur, his trio with producer/artist Jim O&…

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