Tip and Shout: 2'' Tape:
"But last Friday, [Jeff] Tweedy hit a snag as he prepared for a session in Wilco's
Chicago studio space: Nobody could find any of the professional-grade audio tape the band is accustomed to using."
posted by pfafflin
on Jan 13, 2005 -
Irdial Records sues WEA
over copyright infringement. A recent Wilco album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot sampled part of the "The Conet Project: Recordings of Shortwave Numbers Stations" 4CD set without the permission of the label. The Cd is simply recordings of mysterious shortwave radio emissions. WEA have settled out of court. (misrepresented on Boing Boing
posted by mary8nne
on Jun 28, 2004 -
Downloaders Pay Back Wilco
allows fans who downloaded copies of the new Wilco album to donate to the band-selected charity Doctors Without Borders. In less than a day online, with nothing more than word-of-mouth publicity, donations exceeded $1,500.
posted by methree
on Apr 2, 2004 -
I Am Trying To Break Your Heart
is the new Wilco documentary, directed by rock photographer Sam Jones. It's part fan letter, part sharp reality soap opera on the personality conflicts that drive and tear apart great musical collaborations. Whither the band movie? This one has drawn comparisons to Hard Day's Night, Don't Look Back,
and Rattle + Hum.
Are those puff pieces or portraits of the artists...and what about comedies like Head
and Spinal Tap
? What makes a music movie compelling for fans and non-fans? More on Wilco inside...
posted by serafinapekkala
on Oct 11, 2002 -