Yo La Tengo - 'Fade'

Yo La Tengo - 'Fade'

Having spent nearly 30 years in a self-sufficient well-liked band is probably fair compensation, but you do wonder if New Jersey indie vets Yo La Tengo are vexed by everyone considering their best albums to have been made in the previous century....

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Yo La Tengo : Today Is The Day

Yo La Tengo : Today Is The Day

Several hundred years hard labour at the coalface of indie rock, and still New Jersey's Yo La Tengo have the nerve to make overstuffed EPs as good as this one. Time's tight, so let's skip over the terrific B-sides and the cover of folk legend...

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Yo La Tengo : Summer Sun

Yo La Tengo : Summer Sun

Enigmatic and frankly smug about it, New Yorkers Yo La Tengo are the high-brow uptown to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs seedy downtown. Beloved of esoteric side projects as well as foggy pop moments, their long career has won them adoration in lo-fi...

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All Tomorrow's Parties: Camber Sands Pontins Holiday Centre

All Tomorrow's Parties: Camber Sands Pontins...

For the first Pontins indie weekender back in '99 Belle And Sebastian urged us to don Duffel Coats and hair slides. Last year the mighty Mogwai instructed us to aim our hyper drives at the heart of the sun. This year Chicago's post-rock-jazz...

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Osaka Club Quattro

Osaka Club Quattro

Oddly hip trio Yo La Tengo have the knack for welcoming you into their coterie while simultaneously creating that distance superior musicians produce simply by being so much better than the rest of us. They could be the most gracious act in...

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you can have it all

you can have it all

Yo La Tengo You Can Have It All (Matador) Crazy, lo-fi disco party fun from the deathlessly brilliant Yo La, finally winning some proper acclaim in the wake of filling the Festival Hall and releasing the year's best album to date....

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London SE1 Royal Festival Hall

London SE1 Royal Festival Hall

Live collaborations - brrrr. Nominally the preserve of old geezers who ask other old geezers along to play rhythm ukelele at the Albert Hall, the practice nowadays summons up visions of Chris de Burgh and Elton John doing some ghastly 'Candle...

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And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out

And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out

It's a truth rarely acknowledged by rock bands that relationships are defined by the tiny details, not the grand gestures. First glances, awkward dancing, flavours of ChapStick, sleepless silences after arguments in the middle of the night - these...

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London South Bank Queen Elizabeth Hall

London South Bank Queen Elizabeth Hall

It's the rule, and exceptions are rare. After bands have been together for longer than about seven albums, time begins to ebb away at their creativity, leaving them merely re-enacting whispers of their past rather than breaking new ground....

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