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Yo La Tengo: Bush Hall, London

Ian Watson, Yahoo! Music, September 2006

IT'S A SIGHT that's familiar to any long-term Yo La Tengo fan. Ira Kaplan – a small, intense, wirey-haired man, apparently cryogenically frozen in his late twenties by the benevolent powers of indie rock – is coaxing several shades of epic noise from his guitar, and gives every indication that he'll be doing more of the same for the next ten minutes or so.

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