Somebody over at Relix was good enough to put us down for a subscription (thanks!) and when the new issue arrived we were both psyched and weirded out upon reading Anthony DeCurtis's piece on Jay Farrar. Turns out Farrar (who was of course in the mighty Uncle Tupelo with Jeff Tweedy) got tired of being the one not saying anything about Tupelo's breakup and finally (and hesitantly) decided to give his side of the story. We won't blow Relix's load, but Farrar's understandably angry memories of Tweedy's deeply emo ladykilling strategies are waaaaaay worth the read. And for the record, we're not taking sides—we're "all" "about" "the music". Uncle Tupelo's rad, Son Volt's rad, Wilco's rad, mmkay?
August 29, 2005