John Stirratt

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Wilco's Eight Albums, Ranked From Best to Worst

    Halfway through "I Am Trying To Break Your Heart," the leadoff track on 2002's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. That's when I stopped listening to Wilco, which had been one of my favorite bands of the '90s because of their first three albums- A.M., Being There and Summerteeth, as well as the fab "Mermaid Avenu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Top Five Non-Musical Moments of 2011

    Bon Iver​While it's been a great year for concerts in the 'hood, it'd be too easy to simply list my favorite concerts of 2011 (Bon Iver/Kathleen Edwards at the Winspear Opera House in September edges out the Carolina Chocolate Drops at the Granada that same month). Instead, let's focus on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Last Night: Wilco, Nick Lowe at the Music Hall at Fair Park

    Last Night: Wilco, Nick Lowe The Music Hall at Fair Park November 29th, 2011 Better than: seeing Wilco at the UNT auditorium There was an emphasis on the noisier side of Wilco last night, and that was completely fine with the mostly-full Music Hall at Fair Park. The band, still in its definitive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Over The Weekend: Wilco, Smith Westerns at University of North Texas Auditorium

    Wilco, Smith WesternsUNT AuditoriumMay 7, 2011 Better than: The female country singer loudly covering "Smells Like Teen Spirit" at some bar near campus after the show, and many, many other things. Autumn de WildeWilco​ I've seen Wilco in venues large and small, but I'd never seen them in a ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: That Night Wilco Just Destroyed the Palladium

    Photo by Patrick Michels​Wilco plays Denton tonight, and for those so inclined who don't yet possess ducats for the sold-out occasion, buck up: The band sent word yesterday that at noon today, remaining tickets for the University of North Texas appearance will be released right ... here. Good luck ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    Get Mellow with Gustafer Yellowgold

    Can't take one more damn Wiggles tune? Then bring the kids—and yourself—to see Gustafer Yellowgold

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2007
  • Music

    February 8, 2007

    The Autumn Defense

    Sunday, February 11, at Gypsy Tea Room

  • Music

    December 1, 2005

    Live and Well

    Just because bands are cashing in on live albums this Christmas season doesn't mean they can't get it right

  • Music

    September 26, 2002

    Shot in the Arm

    Wilco may have been abandoned by its label, but it still had its fans

  • Film

    September 19, 2002

    Triumph of the Wilco

    I Am Trying to Break Your Heart pushes pop propaganda

  • Calendar

    November 6, 1997
  • Music

    September 12, 1996

    Bad news

    Death of Rockadelic co-owner leaves a scene in the lurch