Posts tagged "Yo La Tengo"

Yo La Tengo Cover the Cure’s ‘Friday I’m in Love’ on ‘CBS This Morning’

Yo La Tengo released their covers-heavy 14th studio LP Stuff Like That There this past week and in celebration they’ve made the jump to weekend…
Colin Joyce / August 29, 2015

A Revisionist History: Yo La Tengo Pick Their All-Time Favorite Covers

A couple of weeks ago, Yo La Tengo started a Spotify playlist to compile the songs they’ve covered over the course of their three-plus decades…
Colin Joyce / August 26, 2015

Review: Yo La Tengo Are Set Adrift on Memory Bliss for ‘Stuff Like That There’

Lord knows Yo La Tengo is one of the world’s best cover bands. Who else has the chops to turn the Beach Boys’ “Little Honda,”…
Dan Weiss / August 25, 2015

Stream New Albums From Beach House, Destroyer, and Yo La Tengo

Happy Thursday! As happens every week, NPR’s First Listen is streaming albums due the following Friday, and August 28 is the release date for three highly…
Harley Brown / August 20, 2015

Woman Destroys Civilization With Love in New Yo La Tengo Video

The Cure’s “Friday I’m in Love” is a pleasant song, and the Yo La Tengo cover might be even more delightful, if that’s even possible.
James Grebey / July 14, 2015

Yo La Tengo Talk Hated Pop Songs, New LP, and More on ‘The Best Show’

The iconic indie rock trio Yo La Tengo announced their upcoming mostly-covers record Stuff Like That There yesterday and to celebrate they made a stop…
Colin Joyce / June 3, 2015

Yo La Tengo Announce New Album, ‘Stuff Like That There,’ Fall Tour

If you thought Condo Fucks was the last you’d hear from Yo La Tengo for a while, guess again: the New Jersey stalwarts have announced…
Harley Brown / June 2, 2015

Yo La Tengo’s Condo Fucks Alter Ego Covered the Stooges and Swamp Dogg

New York City live music institution Cake Shop has been throwing a series of shows in celebration of its 10th anniversary this year, but they…
Colin Joyce / May 26, 2015

Watch Yo La Tengo, Ginuwine, and Jeff Tweedy on ‘Parks and Recreation’

In 2000, as Matador Records notes, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler graced the cover of Yo La Tengo’s “You Can Have It All” single.
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2014

‘Parks and Rec’ Finale Books Yo La Tengo, Ginuwine, Jeff Tweedy

The Parks and Recreation season finale is shaping up to be a major event for music fans. Previously known guests of the April 24 show…
Chris Martins / March 28, 2014

Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo’s Tender Opening Night at Brooklyn’s Bell House

Yo La Tengo launched a four-night residency at Brooklyn's Bell House on Friday, playing a double-header set to a crowd of devotees who, in previous…
Kyle McGovern / December 14, 2013

Yo La Tengo, Eugene Mirman, Ira Glass Welcome Our New Christmas Overlords on ‘Toymaggedon’

Yo La Tengo are famous for playing a Hanukkah residency at Hoboken, New Jersey, venue Maxwell’s, which closed its doors over the summer, but in…
Marc Hogan / November 29, 2013

Iceland Airwaves 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Kraftwerk, Yo La Tengo, Fucked Up, and Gold Panda were among the many acts that hopped a plane to Reykjavík’s five-day Iceland Airwaves this weekend.
Jolie Ruben / November 5, 2013

Yo La Tengo Have Been Turned Into Adorable Vinyl Dolls

Yo La Tengo have had a hankering for youth of late. In honor of their most recent album Fade, the Hoboken indie OGs shared a pair…
Chris Martins / October 4, 2013

Yo La Tengo Reveal Bizarre History in Cartoon ‘Ohm’ Video

Rather than explain their career via Wikipedia, a press bio, or oral history, Yo La Tengo have opted to retell their history in cartoon form.
Dan Reilly / August 6, 2013

Last Call at Maxwell’s: Review and Photos from the Legendary Venue’s Final Show

Hoboken reverted to a state of rock’n’roll-less wilderness early Thursday morning as the 35-year old club Maxwell’s closed its doors for the last time.
Jesse Jarnow / August 1, 2013

Yo La Tengo Meld ‘Yellow Submarine’ and ‘Roger Rabbit’ for Animated ‘Ohm’ Video

Earlier this year, Yo La Tengo released a tree-loving time-lapse video for “Ohm,” the nearly seven-minute opening track off this year’s slightly slept-on Fade. Now…
Kyle McGovern / July 10, 2013

Yo La Tengo Say Goodbye to Maxwell’s with a Touching Two-Set Performance

"This band does not exist without this club," singer-guitarist Ira Kaplan announced during Yo La Tengo's final appearance at the sainted Hoboken, New Jersey locale…
Jesse Jarnow / June 17, 2013

Hear Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan Seek ‘Happiness’ on New Eluvium Song

Yo La Tengo vocalist and recent Words of Wisdom-giver Ira Kaplan contributes to the latest leak from Portland ambient o.g. Eluvium. The man born Matthew…
Chris Martins / May 1, 2013

See Yo La Tengo Strip Down the Supremes’ Broken-Hearted ‘Come See About Me’

Virtually everything Yo La Tengo records, performs, and releases comes filtered through the longtime marriage of singer-guitarist Ira Kaplan and drummer-vocalist Georgia Hubley. As SPIN’s…
Kyle McGovern / March 19, 2013
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