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Pops Staples, “Somebody Was Watching” from Don’t Lose This (2015): One Track Mind

Pops Staples, “Somebody Was Watching” from Don’t Lose This (2015): One Track Mind

Fifteen years after his death, Pops Staples returns — as sweetly vibrant, as light-filled and meaningful, as deeply soulful as ever.

Coming back together ‘with some fresh perspective,’ Wilco announces 2015 tour dates

Coming back together ‘with some fresh perspective,’ Wilco announces 2015 tour dates

Nels Cline joins us to talk about Wilco’s plans, as the group announces 2015 dates and continues work on a follow-up to ‘The Whole Love.’

Wilco, “Blasting Fonda” from Alpha Mike Foxtrot (2014): One Track Mind

Wilco, “Blasting Fonda” from Alpha Mike Foxtrot (2014): One Track Mind

A newly released set of Wilco rarities gives us a chance to finally to live in a world were everyone has heard “Blasting Fonda.”

One Track Mind: Tweedy, “Diamond Light Parts I and II” (2014)

Another song emerges from Tweedy’s new solo album, along with a bonus track.

One Track Mind: Tweedy, “I’ll Sing It” from Sukierae (2014)

A sense of familial connection runs just as deep as this song’s darker complexities.

WTF?! Wednesdays: The Conet Project Recordings of Shortwave Number Stations (1998)

WTF?! Wednesdays: The Conet Project Recordings of Shortwave Number Stations (1998)

Shortwave number stations? WTF is that?! And why would anybody want recordings of them?!! The first part is easy to answer. The second part? Hmmm…let me think on it.

The Friday Morning Listen: Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002)

The Friday Morning Listen: Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002)

I don’t know where this came from. I mean, OK, I do know…physically anyway.

Mavis Staples, “You Can Get To That” from One True Vine (2013): One Track Mind

Mavis Staples, “You Can Get To That” from One True Vine (2013): One Track Mind

With a smart assist from Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples transforms Funkadelic’s “Can You Get To That” from a sing-along slab of greasy-good uplift into this Americana-inflected groover.

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Wilco and Calexico, Nov. 20, 2004

Tempe, Arizona: Wilco brought its amazing conglomerate of musicians to Tempe’s Marquee Theatre in support of the terrific A ghost is born, with the equally talented, although unfairly publicly ignored opening act Calexico.

Wilco – A ghost is born (2004)

Where I liken 2002’s darkly beautiful, but depressing Yankee Hotel Foxtrot to the sound of a man about to hit bottom, 2004’s A ghost is born is the sound of someone at the bottom, looking up: It’s hopeful, in other words.

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