Watch Portlandia Cast And Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Mock Folk Music

    IFC’s Portlandia has done a terrific job lately poking fun at the music machine and exposing the more laughable cliches of its fan community. The recent appearance by Saint Vincent was especially a spot-on take on gear elitism (and it’s close relative, the male superiority complex), and now Jeff Tweedy is guesting in a tongue-in-cheek diss on modern folk music, playing an up-and-coming singer-songwriter struggling with his message’s authenticity.

    Watch the hilarious video, which simulatenously mythologizes Woodie Guthrie’s brand of folk, below: