Wilco Headline Pitchfork With Surprise Album

The big question going into tonight’s final slot was what Wilco would do with their hour and a half. They could easily just play the usual hits and leave the audience with a smile on their face. Or, they could change it up and play their entire new album straight through. Thankfully they chose to do the latter. Star Wars sounds way better live that … Continue reading Wilco Headline Pitchfork With Surprise Album

Wilco Winterlude Night 5: 12/11/2014

Here’s a silly thing I thought of as the concert came to a close last night: “The show began with the smoldering, quiet intensity of Benedict Cumberbatch and ended with the rollicking energy you’d expect from early 80’s Robin Williams.” Oddly, I feel like that describes it pretty well. Night 2 of Wilco’s 6-night stand at The Riviera was a treasure trove of rarities mostly … Continue reading Wilco Winterlude Night 5: 12/11/2014