Tag Archives: Yo La Tengo

Tuesday Music News

The darkwave music project of Wesley Eisold, Cold Cave, has released a new single from the two-track EP Oceans With No End. True to Eisold’s style, “People are Poison” is a blend of pessimistic lyrics and raving synthesized percussion. The song even ends with the depressing sound of rainfall and, unless you possess the strongRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Unlike the two-year trickle of press quotes and leaks that preceded their last album, The Strokes have taken a rather quiet approach to publicity behind their forthcoming fifth album, Comedown Machine (out 3/26 through RCA). However, after some coaxing from BBC Radio 1 personality Zane Lowe, bassist Nikolai Fraiture spoke, albeit vaguely and briefly, withRead more...

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Live Video: Yo La Tengo

It’s hard to think of another band that has not only lasted as long as but has also never lost their knack for sonic adventure like Yo La Tengo. After nearly 30 years, and through 13 studio albums and who knows how many singles and EPs, the Hoboken, NJ, trio still sounds like no oneRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Yo La Tengo have premiered a new video for their song “I’ll Be Around” (which, by the way, is their first new video in 16 years), and it features Mac McCaughn, founder of Superchunk and the Merge record label, singing the song and picking at a guitar in a woodsy field somewhere. The video isRead more...

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Out This Week 1/15

Things are picking up! In the world of new releases, that is. 2013 has fully arrived, and as you head back to work, school or whatever your day-to-day, it’s time to put record shopping back into your regular routine. The shelves of your favorite record shops are now being lined with anticipated new LPs, likeRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s been pretty cold in Seattle lately, but that shouldn’t stop you from going out and catching some great live shows. Starting on Monday night, Bandoliers, The Van Allen Belt, and Fey Moth are at Chop Suey. On Wednesday, Los Lobos are at Benaroya Hall. Thursday night, Yo La Tengo play one of the last shows at EasyRead more...

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Thursday Music News

photo by Jesse Trbovich. art by Steve Powers.

Kurt Vile is commemorating his upcoming album by commissioning a mural in his hometown of Philadelphia. Violators guitarist Jesse Trbovich posted a photo of Steve Powers’ mural on Facebook yesterday and confirmed that Wakin’ on a Pretty Daze is, in fact, the title of the record. When asked if Vile was trying to upstage the RockyRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Robyn Hitchcock has announced that he will be releasing his 19th solo album on March 13, 2013 on Yep Roc Records. The title of the LP is Love From London and, according to Hitchcock, will be an album that “celebrates life in a culture imperiled by economic and environmental collapse.” Hicthcock, who is painter hasRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Is Paul McCartney to play with the remaining members of Nirvana? In a media frenzy set off by British paper The Sun the facts have become a bit obscured, but the chance that the Beatle will play with Grohl and Novoselic at a Hurricane Sandy benefit tonight at Madison Square Garden has not been ruledRead more...

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Thursday Music News

photo by Renata Steiner

As we announced yesterday, Yo La Tengo will return with a new album, Fade, on January 15. This morning, the band released a video for a new track called “Before We Run,” directed by Georgia Hubley’s sister Emily. The animated video, which runs for over six minutes, features the same tree that graces the album’sRead more...

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