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Review: Yo La Tengo’s This Stupid World

Yo La Tengo have returned with This Stupid World, their first LP of new songs since 2018’s There’s a Riot Going On. Released on Matador Records, this collection of songs is an artfully constructed hotchpotch of material that grew out of jam sessions conducted by the trio over the past two years. Largely recorded live, […]

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Yo La Tengo return with ‘Sleepless Nights’

Indie rock stalwarts Yo La Tengo have returned with Sleepless Nights, their second EP of 2020. The New Jersey band, composed of teenagesweethearts Ira Kaplin and Georgia Hubley and bassist James McNew, have been prolific in their creativity for the past several decades, garnering extreme critical acclaim and cult fandom. This project, while doing nothing […]


A love letter to ‘And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out’

February marked twenty years since the release of Yo La Tengo’s And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out, quietly redefining our notions of the relationship between rock and romance with its own hushed aesthetic of shy equanimity. Throughout the band’s ninth album, the listener is drawn in by its tender, delicate atmosphere, taking the romanticism of […]