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If anything big came out on Thursday evening, you’ll note that it’s not on this list. I wrote this yesterday afternoon, as I am now on a plane to Chicago for the Pitchfork Music Festival. If you see me there, say hi; I’ll be the tall guy. Even without any late-breaking additions, this was a… More »

Last weekend at Soldier Field in Chicago, the Grateful Dead played a series of farewell shows with Phish frontman Trey Anastasio standing in for the late Jerry Garcia. Alex Bleeker, who has covered the Dead with his bands Real Estate and the Freaks, was in attendance all three nights. We asked him to share hisMore »

The literary giant Alexis Krauss said it best: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. From big-budget campaigns to no-budget crowdfunding, the haves and have-nots alike made selling albums an art unto itself this year, staving off the format’s impending extinction for now and turning music fandom into an exceptionally… More »

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Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan Visits WTF With Marc Maron

Back in September, Marc Maron teased the fact that he interviewed Ira Kaplan and Steve Albini for his WTF podcast. Albini’s episode has been available…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 23, 2015 - 10:26 am

Yo La Tengo, Guided By Voices, Real Estate Contribute To Benefit For Surfer Blood’s Thomas Fekete

Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year, and the music community has rallied around him, but the road hasn't been…
James Rettig | November 11, 2015 - 1:57 pm

TIGUE – “Mouth” (Feat. Ira Kaplan & James McNew) (Stereogum Premiere)

Words often anchor and define songs, choruses and verses serving as placemarks to denote a beginning, middle, and end. The lack of lyrics in TIGUE's…
Cady Siregar | October 6, 2015 - 10:50 am

Steve Albini, Yo La Tengo Coming To Marc Maron’s WTF

Good news for Steve Albini fans who also enjoy listening to podcasts (of which I imagine there are many). On a recent episode of Marc…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 17, 2015 - 9:50 am

Watch Yo La Tengo Cover The Cure On CBS This Morning

New Jersey indie titans Yo La Tengo just released their new mostly-covers album Stuff Like That There, and today, they stopped by CBS This Morning:
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 12:47 pm

Hear Yo La Tengo Perform On NPR’s Morning Edition

NPR news show Morning Edition often plays bits of music by New Jersey indie titans Yo La Tengo between segments, and today, they invited the…
Peter Helman | August 25, 2015 - 9:25 pm

Stream Yo La Tengo Stuff Like That There

Yo La Tengo are a beloved band for many reasons, but one of the most preeminent is their knack for covering songs in innovative ways.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 20, 2015 - 10:30 am

Yo La Tengo – “Friday I’m In Love” (The Cure Cover) Video

Yo La Tengo's mostly-covers album Stuff Like That There comes out next month, and it includes the band's takes on songs from Hank Williams, the…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2015 - 12:56 pm

Listen To Yo La Tengo On The Best Show

Yesterday, eternal Hoboken indie deities Yo La Tengo announced the impending release of their new album Stuff Like That There, a collection of covers. They…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2015 - 11:42 am

Yo La Tengo Announce New Album Stuff Like That There, Share Two Songs

Yo La Tengo have announced Stuff Like That There, a new album made up of covers, reworkings of old songs, and a few new tracks.
James Rettig | June 2, 2015 - 10:20 am

Download Condo Fucks’ (AKA Yo La Tengo’s) Covers Set For Cake Shop’s 10th Anniversary

Back in 2009, Yo La Tengo released Fuckbook, an album of scrappy, noisy lo-fi punk under their alter-ego Condo Fucks. And every once in a…
Tom Breihan | May 26, 2015 - 3:17 pm

Yo La Tengo – “Suspirica”

Old 3C is a Columbus record label specializing in reissues of classic Ohio punk and indie-rock records, managed by Paul Nini of '80s underground titans…
Chris DeVille | January 8, 2015 - 5:27 pm

Clickhole Takes On “Sex With With All 3 Members Of Yo La Tengo”

The Onion's sister site Clickhole posted an article today called, "I Regret Waiting Until Marriage To Have Sex With All 3 Members Of Yo La…
James Rettig | October 23, 2014 - 7:16 pm

Yo La Tengo Announce 20th Anniversary Painful Reissue, 30th Anniversary Shows

Even if their annual Hanukkah shows won't be happening now that Hoboken haven Maxwell's is closed, Yo La Tengo will still be doing a series…
Chris DeVille | October 21, 2014 - 1:04 pm

Yoko Ono & Yo La Tengo Glastonbury Video Goes Viral For All The Wrong Reasons

At Glastonbury a week and a half ago, Yoko Ono played a set with Yo La Tengo backing her, a big event for fans of…
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2014 - 10:17 am

Watch Yo La Tengo, Jeff Tweedy, Decemberists, Ginuwine, & Letters To Cleo On Parks And Rec’s Season Finale

Last night, the great NBC sitcom Parks And Recreation ended its sixth season with an hour-long finale. All season, the show has been building up…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2014 - 9:33 am

Yo La Tengo, Decemberists, Ginuwine To Appear With Jeff Tweedy On Parks & Rec

One of the major plot lines in the back half of this season of Parks And Recreation is the department's attempt to put on a…
James Rettig | March 28, 2014 - 12:20 pm
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