Yo La Tengo - 'Stupid Things' [Listen]
Yo La Tengo released their new EP, Stupid Things, and thanks to Spotify allowing people like us to embed tracks, you can hear it below in its entirety.
It's essentially a fancy single, as it's backed with a relatively dull remix (by Eye) and an instrumental, but until a new album surfaces this January, we more than welcome this stop-gap release.
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James McNew has broken away from his hectic pre-release, pre-tour whirl to chat with me about Yo La Tengo's new album Fade. Although their home is Hoboken, New Jersey, I have always associated their music with New York City, so it felt appropriate to speak to James from a location right in the heart of it. [read more]
Painful by Yo La Tengo is being reissued as a double LP/CD with a load of fun easter eggs like stickers and notes and newsletters, and is dubbed Extra Painful. It will be released during the band's 30th anniversary tour. [read more]
Big Star's Third/Sister Lovers to be performed by members of REM, Yo La Tengo, Teenage Fanclub and more
Sharron Van Etten and Robyn Hitchcock will also join Mike Mills (R.E.M.), Ira Kaplan (Yo La Tengo) and Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub) on stage with surviving Big Star member Jody Stephens [read more]