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Earlier this year, New Jersey indie royalty Yo La Tengo released their truly excellent new album Fade, and you should make a real effort to hear it if you haven't already. One song that came from…   Read Story »
Just last night I was at tiny Stuart's Opera House in tiny Nelsonville, Ohio, watching Yo La Tengo tear through two sets -- one quiet, one loud, both heavy on material from this year's exceptional…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, Justin Timberlake and Kanye West took a couple of minor swipes at each other. Onstage at one of his shows, Kanye had told the crowd, "I got love for Hov, but I ain't fuckin' with…   Read Story »
Yo La Tengo's charming video for "Ohm," the opening track from their great new album Fade, splits its time between two things: A fantastical animated journey through a psychedelic imaginary universe,…   Read Story »
"Ohm," the sighing drone that opens Yo La Tengo's excellent new album Fade, is one hell of a song, and when I saw them earlier this year, they played two different versions of it in the same show.…   Read Story »
Last night, Yo La Tengo performed at Portland's Wonder Ballroom. The trio did two sets, including one acoustic. Check out our photos of the show shot by Colin McLaughlin.   Read Story »
When you have a discography as extensive as Yo La Tengo, you can open for yourself by playing a stripped down acoustic set before coming back with a full electric performance. Yo La Tengo is out on…   Read Story »
35 years ago Brian Eno wrote the famous rule that ambient music must be "as ignorable as it is interesting" on the back of his massively influential Ambient 1: Music For Airports -- of course by the…   Read Story »
When Rhino released Girl Group Sounds: One Kiss Can Lead To Another boxset, I was all over it. There's a whole range of emotion that tends to get overlooked by the patina of choreographed pop, but…   Read Story »
This is the week the music-video gods finally awoke from their slumber. I had to leave so much good stuff off the list this week: self-deprecating superstar send-ups, excitingly one-note punk-rock…   Read Story »