Download Den: Saucy Monky – Awkward

Saucy Monky

L.A. quartet Saucy Monky can write a damn catchy radio hook, and that skill has proved fruitful for the band since its inception in 2001. Saucy Monky, comprised of Irish-born Annmarie Cullen (guitars, vocals), Cynthia Cantania (guitars, vocals), Steve Giles (bass), and Megan Jane (drums), have found radio success in Ireland with a string of [...]

Watch Wilco Unleash “Art of Almost” on Fallon


While you were sleeping, Wilco came damn close to incinerating the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon stage thanks to a tremendously combustive performance of “Art of the Almost” from The Whole Love, one of the finest albums of 2011 and Wilco’s most outstanding album in ten years. This performance gives all the proof you need [...]

Bassnectar and Wilco to Headline the 10th Anniversary Forecastle Festival


The Forecastle Festival has announced the initial lineup for the 10thanniversary of Forecastle. Bassnectar and Wilco will join My Morning Jacket as headliners of the three-day event which will also feature: Andrew Bird, Girl Talk, Atmosphere, Neko Case, Sleigh Bells, A-Trak, Clutch, Flying Lotus, Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500, and [...]

Watch: The Flaming Lips w/ Nels Cline – I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

Flaming lips

When it comes to The Flaming Lips, it’s safe to assume nobody knows exactly where/what they are doing at any given point in time. Another Beatles’ cover has surfaced on the interwebz today from their NYE show in Oklahoma City, and by cover I mean 17 minute long psych-fest. First it was “I Am The [...]

Video: Wilco & Popeye – “Dawned On Me”


Wilco has released the new video for “Dawned On Me” from the band’s Grammy-nominated record “The Whole Love.” Directed by Darren Romanelli, the collaboration with King Features showcases the first hand-drawn Popeye cartoon in more than 30 years. Watch the video below. The Whole Love is out now.

Top 25 albums of 2011


Our very talented writer James Brightman recently wrote up his top 20 albums of the year, and fellow writer and long time friend of mine Michael Starr is about to write his. All due respect to those two, but neither of them know what they’re talking about and this is definitely the right list and [...]

Wilco announces 2012 tour dates


Wilco has announced their first batch of North American tour dates for 2012.  The band will kick off their tour January 19th at the Fillmore in Denver, making stops in San Diego, CA and  Seattle, WA before closing out the tour in Santa Barbara, CA on February 10th. After the North American tour dates the [...]

Video: Jeff Tweedy Covers Black Eyed Peas


Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy made an appereance at the release party of a new book by Dan Sinker, The Fucking Epic Quest of @MayorEmanuel, and played acoustic versions of two Black Eyed Peas songs. Watch him cover “I Gotta Feeling” and “My Humps” below.