Wednesday, July 21, 2004

Wilco Schmilco

This is a good point.

To a listener accustomed to Hootie and the Blowfish, Wilco sounds like the Minutemen—daring, allusive, funky, weird, and yet so right. To a listener accustomed to the Minutemen, Wilco sounds like Hootie and the Blowfish: classic rock for frat boys.

Jay Farrar was undoubtably the major talent behind Uncle Tupelo.

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