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On Friday night following a screening of the documentary Hit So Hard: The Life & Near Death Story of Patty Schemel in Public Assembly on N. 6th St., all four members of Hole's classic lineup…   Read Story »
When your band's been together for 25+ years, might as well mix it up: Yo La Tengo's current tour includes a game show wheel that a selected audience member spins to decide what path trio's set will…   Read Story »
Yo La Tengo kicked off their week of Hanukkah shows on December 1. M. Ward, Mission Of Burma, and the Parting Gives have already stopped by the Maxwell's shows. And on the third night Jeff Tweedy…   Read Story »
So that happened. It'll take a few days of drying out and shutting eyes to come to terms with all that transpired in Las Vegas this weekend, though in the spirit of Matador's three-day, boozy, purely…   Read Story »
This is getting meta. A few months ago Times New Viking made like labelmates Yo La Tengo at an Ohio in-store for the latter's "Nothing To Hide" video. Now Ira, Georgia and James return the favor,…   Read Story »
This past weekend Larmer Tree Gardens, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, hosted the fifth annual End Of The Road Festival. This year's lineup continued the festival's peripheral deviation from its folk,…   Read Story »
Jesus Lizard put on great shows in the '90s. Just as intense, albeit in a different way, were Guided By Voices' acrobatic karate-kicking, beer-swilling collagist epics. It's unclear if Robert Pollard…   Read Story »
Down at Bonnaroo this past weekend, the Lips played the hotly contested midnight hour on Saturday night against the Black Keys and Daryl Hall & Chromeo. We chose to visit Hall's House because…   Read Story »
Legendary producer/emcee Pete Rock adds something new to the heavily textured "Here To Fall," the first track on Yo La Tengo's Popular Songs. Basically, it sounds more like an actual popular song.…   Read Story »
Friday got us dancing with LCD and Jay-Z, Saturday featured less clothing, and Sunday closed things out with a generally mellower lineup (plus more amazing weather). It was fitting the reunited…   Read Story »