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Yo La Tengo: Fakebook (Bar None)

Review by Tim Riley, The Boston Phoenix, 14 September 1990

Yo La Tengo's pop mother lode ...

Yo La Tengo, Seam: Borderline, London

Live Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 30 May 1992

"A FUNNY thing happened to us on the way to the gig." Whereupon Seam's Sooyoung Park demonstrates that the US/UK cultural gap still occasionally yawns ...

Yo La Tengo: I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One

Review by Tom Cox, Uncut, June 1997

AS OFT-used tags go, "The New Velvet Underground" is so wide-ranging, it's almost become a genre in itself. Got a penchant for dark clobber and ...

Yo La Tengo: And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out

Review by Eric Weisbard, The Village Voice, 8 March 2000

THERE'S A BOOK by Wim Wenders, Emotion Pictures: articles about Kinks albums and genre flicks and other inspirations of his, written as he was turning ...

All Hail Melodic Lo-Fi Mavericks Yo La Tengo!

Interview by Stevie Chick, New Musical Express, 11 March 2000


Yo La Tengo: The Belcourt Theater, Nashville

Live Review by Toby Manning, Select, June 2000

COMPLETELY DOMINATING the bare-brick basement that is Yo La Tengo's Nashville dressing room is one of the largest, most gourmet riders ever to grace a ...

Yo La Tengo: City Varieties, Leeds

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 7 July 2003

YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT with Yo La Tengo. The Hoboken veterans' 11 albums cover bouncy surf-pop, frazzled Velvet Underground noise and jazz doodling. ...

Yo La Tengo: The Outsiders

Interview by 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 ...

Yo La Tengo: Bush Hall, London

Live Review by 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 ...

Yo La Tengo: Popular Songs

Review by Stevie Chick,, September 2009

While no seismic shift in direction, Popular Songs does find Yo La Tengo on peak form. ...

Yo La Tengo: You Never Knew There Was So Much In It

Profile and Interview by James Medd, The Word, September 2009

James Medd meets Yo La Tengo – American music's feverishly industrious purveyors of jazz-folk-funk-samba-epic-ballad-space-rock. ...

Jesse Jarnow: Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock (Gotham Books)

Book Review by Evelyn McDonnell, Los Angeles Times, 8 July 2012

THIS IS AS SCINTILLATING as it gets: The opening and closing anecdotes of Big Day Coming revolve around typos. Shockingly, promoters and newspapers have had ...

Yo La Tengo: Fade (Matador)

Review by Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, February 2013

It takes four to Tengo. ...

Yo La Tengo: Stuff Like That There

Review by Mike Barnes, MOJO, September 2015

THE VIDEO for 'Ohm' from Yo la Tengo's last album, 2013's Fade, is an animation which starts with a teacher writing a question on the ...

Yo La Tengo: There's a Riot Going On

Review by Alfred Soto, Spin, 20 March 2018

THE MOST VULGAR thing about Yo La Tengo's latest is its nod to Sly and the Family Stone's 1971 landmark: on the Hoboken trio's fifteenth ...

Yo La Tengo: There's A Riot Going On

Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 15 March 2019

IN 1971, THE dark torpor of Sly & the Family Stone's There's A Riot Goin' On uncannily evoked the uncertainty following the '60s collapse into ...


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