Tag: Jeff Tweedy

Weekend Showcase 4.45

Weekend Showcase 4.45

We are approaching the home stretch of 2018, which means the song-of-the-year candidates are quickly emerging and hints of what is to come for 2019 are offered. The Weekend Showcase 4.45 mega-playlist has both covered. This week’s edition features 46 songs, starring some of the finest and most influence indie artists and bands to emerging newcomers. Twelve (12) countries are represented, […]

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Melodic Tonic ’18 November 14th

Melodic Tonic ’18 November 14th

The Melodic Tonic November 14th is an all-American affair. These six new music cocktails are slow-sipping delights from established names and newcomers alike. Let’s get started with an indie veteran who also released his memoir this week. Jeff Tweedy – “Let’s Go Rain” (Chicago, USA)  RIYL: Wilco, Woody Guthrie There’s quite a menagerie at play on the new Jeff Tweedy […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.38

Weekend Showcase 4.38

It’s time for our weekly look back at the week that was. The Weekend Showcase 4.38 edition features 45 songs, featuring artists and bands representing 12 countries. They include: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles from the past week. […]

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Melodic Tonic ’18 September 26th

Melodic Tonic ’18 September 26th

The Melodic Tonic ’18 September 26th edition features some familiar faces and sounds. Most of these six artists are better known for their work in their other bands. The others are emerging talents who should be on everyone’s radar. Let’s get started with an artist who feels like an old friend.   Jeff Tweedy – “Some Birds” (Chicago, USA) RIYL: […]

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Melodic Tonic ’17, November 16th

Melodic Tonic ’17, November 16th

The Melodic Tonic ’17, November 16th edition features powerful American voices with equally powerful messages. But sprinkled between the well-known names are two new bands with unforgettable sounds. Today’s playlist begins with one of music’s finest (and fiercest) voices. Brandi Carlile – “The Joke” (Seattle, USA) RIYL: Indigo Girls, Patty Griffin, Ingrid Michaelson American singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile is one of […]

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Pickathon Festival preview – Part II

Pickathon Festival preview – Part II

This weekend, The Revue will be on-site at the 18th annual Pickathon Festival in Oregon. If you’re planning to go (and why wouldn’t you?), you should gets tickets ASAP since VERY FEW weekend passes remain! Ticket info is available here, including details about on-site camping and the Curation Series of six specially planned dining experiences with live music from Pickathon artists. Speaking of tasty delights, this week Pickathon revealed […]

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Jeff Tweedy

Mundo Musique: 3 Nights of Wilco

There’s always that one band that I love that I always seem to miss whenever they come around. For example, before this year, the only time I ever saw St. Vincent was in Tennessee, five years ago.  My attempts to see Wilco over the year have been a series strange stories. I’ve always managed to show up late, or miss […]

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Newport Folkfest Sunday’s Pick: Ten Suggestions

Newport Folkfest Sunday’s Pick: Ten Suggestions

It’s the third and final day of the Newport Folkfest. Like with yesterday, here is a quick summary of some of the acts to see and three that are given more of a marquee spot. Granted, they are all worth seeing. I probably should have written summaries for all of them. I digress.   Ages and Ages – 11:30 to […]

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Pick-3 for RBC Bluesfest, July 4 – Jeff Tweedy, Bonobo, and Harper & Midwest Kind

Pick-3 for RBC Bluesfest, July 4 – Jeff Tweedy, Bonobo, and Harper & Midwest Kind

It’s the second day of the festival, and, if you’re like me, you probably struggled out of bed this morning to get to work. Ah, Bluesfest – it’s not just a great musical experience, but it’s a great challenge to see if the body can continue to push the limits. With each year, my body is telling me to stop […]

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