Showing All "Yo La Tengo" Posts

And that was that. Yesterday was the last McCarren Pool Party. The city's gone and had the bright idea to fill the pool with -- get this -- water instead of hipsters (imagine that), bringing a halt…   Read Story »
The free, good times at McCarren Pool are unfortunately coming to an end, but they are going out in style with a set from YLT on August 24th. If that's not enough Yo, the band's announced They Shoot,…   Read Story »
M. Ward recently told the New York Times: As long as people are listening to the songs first and not getting too caught up with who is making the songs, I'm happy. Agreed, and the surprisingly good…   Read Story »
Interested in filling a rock club to the rafters? Simple: Just have Nada Surf and Destroyer play back to back sometime. People were stuffed asses to elbows at Volume night club for the first day of…   Read Story »
The excellent WFMU is in the midst of their 50th anniversary pledge drive, so last night the unlikely trio listed above variously stopped by Tom Scharpling's The Best Show to help raise cash. You can…   Read Story »
Every now and then, you should remind yourself how lucky we are to have a band like Yo La Tengo chugging along. For the past 20-something years, they've been belting out their gorgeous Hoboken…   Read Story »
This weekend, amid the writer's strike, the SNL cast performed in Chelsea in the Upright Citizens Brigade theater to an audience of less than 200 peeps, though their numbers included Julian…   Read Story »
At some point we called this year's Austin City Limits festival "Friday and Sunday heavy," but that shit ain't right; this year's ACL dance-card was tilted entirely toward the tail end. In fact,…   Read Story »
The night before the mainstream music industry self-fellated on worldwide television, the indie scene had a little backslapping of its own at Irving Plaza for the PLUG Awards show which, despite…   Read Story »