Posts tagged "Yo La Tengo"

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…
By: 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…
By: Chris Martins / March 28, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1997

The finest full-lengths of 1997, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 1998 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1993

The 20 best albums of 1993, ranked by SPIN's editors. [This list was originally published in the January 1994 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 25, 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 previou…
By: 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,…
By: 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.
By: 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…
By: 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.
By: 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…
By: 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-o…
By: 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…
By: 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 bor…
By: 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'…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 19, 2013

Yo La Tengo Share Recipe for Lasting Romance in Sly ‘I’ll Be Around’ Video

Yo La Tengo's excellent Fade, as SPIN's Keith Harris wrote, once again exists within the intimacy of the aspirationally long-running marriage of guitarist…
By: Marc Hogan / January 30, 2013

Watch Yo La Tengo Play With Old Pal Fred Armisen on ‘Fallon’

"One of the most beloved bands in indie rock," Late Night host Jimmy Fallon called Yo La Tengo last night, and you won't find any argument here.
By: Marc Hogan / January 16, 2013

Yo La Tengo, ‘Fade’ (Matador)

When Yo La Tengo release their next album three years or so from now, no reviewer will think to mention Sonic Youth. Despite a shared…
By: Keith Harris / January 15, 2013

Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan Understands Why You’d Never Want To Be Like His Band

Fade, the forthcoming 13th album from Hoboken, New Jersey dream-fuzz trio Yo La Tengo, is somewhat curiously titled. Despite the album's mellow vibe, its 10…
By: Kenny Herzog / January 9, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Yo La Tengo, Skrillex, Pantha du Prince, Free Energy, and More

Hey, it's Tuesday! Hunker down in headphones with the 10 new albums below.1) Yo La Tengo, Fade. On "Ohm," the album's opening track: "A…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 8, 2013

Watch Yo La Tengo’s Tree-Loving Time-Lapse Video for ‘Fade’ Opener ‘Ohm’

Yo La Tengo are tree-huggers. Or, if not huggers, then at least stalkers, who lovingly caress the tree with their eyes and/or camera lenses! The…
By: Marc Hogan / December 20, 2012
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