Tag Archives: Yo La Tengo

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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Wednesday Music News

Yo La Tengo have announced their new album is titled Fade and will be released by Matador on January 15. It’s their first since 2009’s Popular Songs. Check out their website for the full track list or to pre-order the album. “Stupid Things” from September’s Stupid Things EP will be on the album, albeit in a different form. In the wake ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

Each year, Yo La Tengo takes to Hoboken, New Jersey to perform a string of shows in celebration of the eight days of Hannukah. This year, the shows may be a bit less rocking than usual, as band member Ira Kaplan has mentioned he suffered a “pretty serious health scare” earlier this month, and willRead more…

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Live Review: Yo La Tengo w/ The Corin Tucker Band @ Showbox at the Market 2/17

I arrived at the Showbox on Thursday night unsure of what to expect. I’ve heard the music, sure. That doesn’t necessarily mean anything in a live setting, so I was a little apprehensive. I’ve been listening to Yo La Tengo records for about as long as I’ve been listening to indie rock, but I’ve neverRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Valentine’s Day will kick off a monstrous week of live music coming through the jewel of the Northwest, including but not limited to The Decemberists, Gang of Four, Yo La Tengo, Smith Westerns, Shabazz Palaces, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Justin Townes Earle, and, of course, your usual dosage of local flavor.

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Monday Morning News Fix

After originally stating that This Is Happening would be LCD Soundsystem’s last album, James Murphy has lately been making it seem like the band’s status going into the future is more up in the air than he originally led people to believe. I guess we can only hope. In the meantime, the band recently recordedRead more…

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