Here are this week’s new and notable releases in the world of music:
Immortalized, Disturbed M, Myrkur Rock N Roll, Buckcherry Male, Natalie Imbruglia Star Wars, Wilco Houston: Publishing Demos 2002, Mark Lanegan Birth And The Burial, Act Of Defiance Heartbreaker Of The Year, Whitney Rose
Here are the new and notable album releases this week, 1st December 2014:
Rock Or Bust, AC/DC
Demolicious, Green Day John Grant & The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, John Grant Live In Dublin, Leonard Cohen Doolittle 25 (Boxset), Pixies Winterland Night (Live), Bruce Springsteen Music Industry 3 Fitness Industry 1, Mogwai Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994 – 2014, Wilco …All That Might Have Been… (A Complete Box Set), Peter Hammill Classics, She & Him Gone Girl (Original Soundtrack), Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Live Chicago 1992, Pearl Jam The Elements Tour Box 2014, King Crimson Many Faces Of Yes, Various Artists Crossfire, White Widdow Sacred Warpath, Sodom Send Them All To Hell, The German Panzer Meo Vaettum, Skalmold V, The Flight of Sleipnir Theatre Of Redemption, Harmony Strangers In Paradise, Neonfly Where Dreams Are Forgotten, Axenstar Freaks, Rigor Mortis The Slaughter Never Stops, Avenger Transilvanian Hunger (2CD 20th Anniversary Edition), Darkthrone
Jeff Tweedy, front man with Wilco, has announced a series of solo tour dates and a new solo album.
The tour will culminate with Tweedy performing at this year’s Newport Folk Festival, and sees the singer, songwriter and guitarist accompanied by a new backing band, featuring his son Spencer Tweedy on drums, as well as guitarist Jim Elkington, bassist Darin Gray, and keyboardist Liam Cunningham.
The upcoming tour will find the band performing material from Tweedy’s forthcoming record. Tweedy will also play solo acoustic versions of songs from the Wilco and Uncle Tupelo catalogues.
The confirmed solo tour dates are as follows:
5th of Jun: Detroit, MI – Masonic Temple
6th of Jun: Pittsburgh, PA – Three Rivers Arts Festival
7th of Jun: Hunter Mountain, NY – Mountain Jam
9th of Jun: Baltimore, MD – Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
10th of Jun: Washington, DC – Lincoln Theatre
11th of Jun: Louisville, KY – The Brown Theatre on Broadway
16th of Jun: Milwaukee, WI – The Pabst Theater
17th of Jun: Columbia, MO – Missouri Theatre
18th of Jun: Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
21st of Jun: Austin, TX – Texas Union Ballroom
22nd of Jun: Dallas, TX – Majestic Theatre
24th of Jun: Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
4th of Jul: Ottawa, Ontario – Ottawa Bluesfest
6th of Jul: Toronto, Ontario – Toronto Urban Roots Fest
12th of Jul: Chicago, IL – Taste of Chicago
27th of Jul: Newport, RI – Newport Folk Festival
Further details of the forthcoming solo album will be released in due course.
Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy has said that as soon as the band have finished their current touring commitments, they will head into the studio to record the follow up to their last LP, Wilco (The Album)
“We’re getting into the studio later this month to start recording the next Wilco record,” Tweedy said in an interview with Billboard.com. “The way we’ve been touring the past year, there’s been a dividing line between one record and the next as there ever had been because we’ve been touring so intensively and we haven’t been able to do any recording on the side. But this is usually the way we seem to work when we have downtime, we generally spend it in the studio.”
Tweedy also talked explicitly about how they might release the new music, referring specifically to Radiohead’s recent digital ‘pay what you want’ releases: “I know some of the guys in Radiohead and talk to them, but our manager pays more attention to the business models than I do,” he admitted. “When Radiohead streamed their album and let people pay what they wanted, I thought that was similar to what we had been doing for years, but we didn’t take the money because we were on a major at the time; we ended up giving the money to charity.”
The album will be their first since parting ways with their label, Nonesuch.