Tag Archives: Yo La Tengo

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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Review Revue: Yo La Tengo ‒ Fakebook

As you’ve probably noticed over the almost 3 years (!) of this particular blog series, the KCMU DJs were not just a bunch of opinionated jerks; they were quite intelligent and, usually, pretty knowledgeable about the music they were writing about (just like their current KEXP counterparts). It’s easy enough to compare these album-cover reviewsRead more...

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Out This Week 6/8

One of the many reasons to support KEXP during our current Summer Membership Drive is the value we provide in your constant search for new music. Each and every Tuesday, we gather guilt-free MP3 links for you to download and videos to watch from the week’s new releases. You’ll find new discoveries like debut full-lengthsRead more...

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Out This Week 9/8

If you thought you were going to give your bank account a break on this short, post-Labor Day week, you are mistaken... but happily mistaken because it’s a time of happy returns as some newer and much older favorites reunite or continue to put out new albums. Brooklyn’s Vivian Girls, who just performed live onRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Singer/songwriter Jeff Hanson was found dead Friday in his Minneapolis apartment; the cause of an apparent accidental fall. The 31-year old artist, known for his high pitched vocals, has been releasing his solo albums with the Northwest label Kill Rock Stars with last year’s Madam Owl being his latest. New Zealand band The Clean willRead more...

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