Happy Friday! It's almost the weekend, but if you still need a little good news, look no further: Wilco released a surprise album last night! You can download (or stream) Star Wars for free for a limited time over at the band's site, in advance of the album's August 21 release on CD and vinyl.
Get it here.
Other Roots Music News:
• Stream The Blade, the fantastic new album from Ashley Monroe, at NPR First Listen.
• Want more excellent streaming goodies? Watkins Family Hour's new album is also at First Listen!
• Check out the new video for Dustbowl Revival's "Lampshade On."
• Glen Hansard announced new tour dates. [A.V. Club]
• Listen to "Words," a new song from Sharon Van Etten.