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Watch Jeff Tweedy Debut New Song “Bombs Above”

Last weekend, Jeff Tweedy performed a career-spanning acoustic set in Washington, DC to celebrate NPR Music's 10th anniversary that included everything from early Wilco cuts to Uncle Tupelo to contributions to Mavis Staples' most recent album. He also played a new song called "Bombs Above," and you can watch that alongside most of the rest…

Confederate monument pedestals repurposed for music video

The pedestals of confederate monuments taken down in New Orleans and North Carolina are being repurposed for a video made for singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples. In one … Click to Continue »

What's going on Tuesday?

Bob Dylan / Mavis Staples, Jonathan Richman, Dipset, Heems, Hot Tuna, a night of Lemon Twigs-related groups, and more Tuesday show options. Continue reading…

What's going on Monday?

Tonight's NYC shows include Bob Dylan/Mavis Staples, H.E.R., 6LACK, Jhene Aiko, the first-ever Butterboy comedy show, and more. Continue reading…

5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Week

3 weeks agoNews : NewsFeed

New music from Mavis Staples, Tove Lo, blackbear, Jaden Smith and Sofi Tukker

Five Notable Releases of the Week (11/17)

This week's Notable Releases include the powerful new Mavis Staples album, the posthumous Sharon Jones album, the latest Electric Wizard rager, and more. Continue reading…

Mavis Staples - If All I Was Was Black

Just a couple years shy of 80, Staples once again proves herself an essential force

Mavis Staples – “Ain’t No Doubt About It” (Feat. Jeff Tweedy)

4 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Mavis Staples is releasing a new album, If All I Was Was Black, at the end of the week. She worked on the whole album with Jeff Tweedy, and she's shared a few songs from it already, including the title track, "Little Bit," and "Build A Bridge." None of the tracks we've heard so far…

'It's all gone haywire': Mavis Staples on her 'angry' new album

At 78 years old, Mavis Staples has lived through — and sung about — as much American turmoil as any working artist. In the 1960s she provided a crucial voice in the fight for civil rights as a member of the Staple Singers, the Chicago-based family band founded by her father, the late Roebuck Staples,...

Watch Mavis Staples Perform With Jeff Tweedy On Colbert

For the past few years, the Chicago soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples has been working with Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, and she'll release her newest Tweedy-produced album If All I Was Was Black next week. Last night on Stephen Colbert's Late Show, Staples was the musical guest. She sang her single "Build A Bridge,"

Mavis Staples Performs With Jeff Tweedy on “Colbert”: Watch

They played “Build a Bridge” from Staples’ upcoming record If All I Was Was Black

Mavis Staples – “Build A Bridge”

Mavis Staples is releasing a new album, If All I Was Was Black, next week. She worked on it with Jeff Tweedy, and she's already shared two songs off it, the title track and "Little BIt." Today, Staples has release a third called "Build A Bridge." Listen to it below. If…

What's going on Wednesday?

Tonight's NYC-area shows include Bob Dylan/Mavis Staples, Tegan & Sara, Tori Amos, ADULT., Fazerdaze, Colleen, New York Comedy Festival, and more. Continue reading…

Playlist: The Playlist: Mavis Staples Warns of Deadly Force, and 9 More New Songs

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Hear the songs that caught our critics' attention this week, from a studio reverie by Beck to a globe-hopping track by Major Lazer.

Bob Dylan & Mavis Staples at Beacon Theatre tickets on sale

Tickets for these five small NYC shows go on sale today at 10 AM. Continue reading…

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