Articles tagged yo la tengo

PopMatters at Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 (Day Three: 21 July 2013)

After two days in the sun, people came ready to dance on Pitchfork's final day. A stellar, dance-heavy lineup, capped by R. Kelly brought the festival to a satisfying close.

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29 Jul 2013 // 10:00 AM

Stray Thoughts on Pitchfork 2013

As Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 struggled to find, refresh, or maybe just reinvent its identity, one has to wonder: what exactly is the appeal of music fest in 2013, apart from seeing a lot of bands in the same vicinity?

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Camera Obscura + Belle and Sebastian - 11-12 July 2013

Two of Glasgow's finest bands tour the U.S.

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Dump: I Can Hear Music + Superpowerless

Even when the amps buzz, these suit one's own bedroom rather than the family garage.

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Yo La Tengo Rocks Fallon (video)

Hoboken band is joined by Fred Armisen on drums for "Ohm".

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German Indie Venue Beatpol Celebrates 20 Years

A legendary German music venue that has hosted a number of major American acts over the last several years turns 20 this month.

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La Blogotheque: Cinéma-vérité and Music

La Blogotheque use one take of the performance and present it as its played out, with a little bit of artistic editing included in the introductions of videos to introduce us to the subject matter, almost like a short documentary.

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The Return and Demystification of Jeff Mangum

Indie-rock's most revered recluse makes a rare appearance in New York City and in so doing, manages to overcome his own myth, one song at a time.

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Various Artists: Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox

Jeff Mangum, Yo La Tengo, Will Oldham, Stephin Merritt, the Mountain Goats, the late Jay Reatard, and dozens more pay tribute to one of the best songwriters no one has ever heard of -- and what a joy it is to listen to.

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Yo La Tengo: 6 October 2009 - Chicago

Even in the moments when they seem to be teetering on the edge of control, like during one of Ira’s guitar tirades, every single note and squall of feedback feels necessary.

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: An Interview with Jad Fair

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.

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8 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Yo La Tengo: Popular Songs

Yo La Tengo's Popular Songs: Recommended for all weather types, day or night.

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27 Jul 2009 // 8:15 AM

Yo La Tengo Popular Songs (Matador) Releasing: 8 September (US) SONG LIST 01 Here to Fall 01 Avalon or Someone Very Similar 01 By Two’s 01 Nothing to Hide 01

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1 Apr 2009 // 10:00 PM

Condo Fucks: Fuckbook

Do you remember Rock 'n' Roll radio?

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The Music of Adventureland (stream)

Greg Mottola’s upcoming Adventureland extends his Superbad interest in awkward young coupling, but this time around he’s chosen a more romantic approach. The

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18 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Yo La Tengo + Oneida

Yo La Tengo, Hanukkah 2008, Night One, the Twitter version: Janet Weiss for the whole show on second drumkit, Spoon's Britt Daniel for the encore, opening acts Oneida (music) and Paul F. Tompkins (comedy), Aesop Rock behind the music collection, and all proceeds to the Jubilee Center.

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Juno (Deluxe): Music From the Motion Picture

How to capitalize on one of the few successful movie soundtracks of the past decade? Re-release it a year later with some "b-sides!"

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8 Nov 2007 // 12:01 AM

Yo La Tengo

Billed as the Freewheeling Yo La Tengo, this stripped-down tour/Q+A session underscores the fact that, whatever you think this band to be, it's often something else entirely.

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7 Nov 2007 // 12:00 AM

Yo La Tengo

“In one interview, Georgia, you talked about the beauty that’s found in accidents.” From behind a modest drum set, Ms. Georgia Hubley responds: "I did?"

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16 Feb 2007 // 7:52 AM

Yo La Tengo not afraid to be nebulous

It is Yo La Tengo dogma, and James McNew, who has been the stalwart indie-rock act’s bassist for 15 of the band’s 23-year existence,

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

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"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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