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'Sunloathe' from Wilco, with illustrations by Nathaniel Murphy

Watch Watch A Gorgeous New Animated Video For Wilco's 'Sunloathe'

September 19, 2012 – The video for the song from the album The Whole Love was made from over 100 drawings.

Jeff Tweedy of Wilco perfroms at the Newport Folk Festival.

Read Wilco, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

July 27, 2012 – Wilco finished a career-spanning set with an encore featuring Woody Guthrie's granddaughter.

tUnE-yArDs is one of the artists performing at this year's Newport Folk Festival.

Read A Newport Folk Festival Preview

July 24, 2012 – Get our guide to the best of this weekend's festival, including details on NPR's live broadcast.


July 14, 2012, is the 100th anniversary of Woody Guthrie's birth.

Read At 100, Woody Guthrie Still Resonates

July 11, 2012 – The prolific author of "This Land Is Your Land" still inspires musicians decades after his death.


Uncle Tupelo at the Sapphire Supper Club in Orlando, Fla. Jeff Tweedy (second from left) went on to form Wilco, while Jay Farrar (second from right) created Son Volt.

Read World Cafe Looks Back: Uncle Tupelo's Family Tree WXPN

April 23, 2012 – Hear from the influential alt-country band and its acclaimed offshoots: Wilco and Son Volt. WXPN


 Clockwise from upper left: Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed, The Mountain Goats, Suzanne Vega.

Read The Speak-Singing Debate: Just Sing The Damn Song!

April 3, 2012 – Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton debate the polarizing and hard-to-define art of "speak-singing."


Is there good music that somehow isn't getting through to you?

Watch Where Are Your Musical Blind Spots?

February 6, 2012 – Ever feel guilty about not appreciating music you know you should?

"Abducted," by Cults, tops the list of Bob Boilen's favorite songs of 2011.

Read Bob Boilen's Favorite Songs Of The Year

December 28, 2011 – Listen to Bob Boilen's favorite songs of the year, from Cults to Caveman and Milagres to M83.

Justin Vernon, a.k.a. Bon Iver.

Read Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2011

December 14, 2011 – Though spring releases mostly held their ground, a few dark horses swooped into top slots.


Diamond Mine by King Creosote & Jon Hopkins, Bob Boilen's pick for the album of the year.

Read Bob Boilen's 11 Favorite Albums Of 2011

December 7, 2011 – For a year overflowing with wonderful records, a list that refuses to be trimmed down to 10 picks.

Wye Oak's Civilian, known now and forever as Stephen Thompson's third favorite record of 2011.

Read Stephen Thompson's 10 Favorite Albums Of 2011

December 7, 2011 – A list of albums showcasing the stormy elegance, big ideas and transporting melodies of 2011.

Read 50 Favorites Of 2011: S-W

December 5, 2011 – The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Tom Waits and more artists from S to W.

A song about the fraught relationship between a father and son, Wilco's "One Sunday Morning" spans more than a lifetime of complexities.

Listen Wilco: Small Moments And Big Lessons

November 11, 2011 – At 12 minutes, "One Sunday Morning" describes the fraught relationship between a father and son.


Wilco performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on September 24, 2011.

Watch Wilco: Tiny Desk Concert

October 17, 2011 – Armed with tiny amps and a ton of grace, Wilco plays new songs and an old favorite at the Tiny Desk.


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