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Yo La Tengo: The Outsiders

Andria Lisle, Harp, May 2005

"WE FEEL outside of things, and we like that feeling and we don't like that feeling, depending on our mood at the time or the specific circumstance," says Ira Kaplan, guitarist and singer for the Hoboken-based band Yo La Tengo. "Hoboken is Hoboken," he adds resolutely. "We're definitely not in the thick of it."

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