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Yo La Tengo on WFUV Tonight (9pm EDT)

By Todd Netter on Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
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You might have thought, given the wealth of amazing Yo La Tengo radio sessions that we’ve alerted you to in this space, that the well had finally run dry and there would be no more new radio action from Ira, Georgia and James. You would, as you probably have guessed by now, have been completely wrong. The above video is from a recent session the band did at New York’s WFUV, which can be listened to in its entirety here . New Yorkers with a hankering to listen on their radio dial should tune in to 90.7FM at 9PM EDT tonight.

 

Yo La Tengo – “Is That Enough” video

By Gabe on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Today YLT unveil a companion piece to their animated video for “Ohm”, as “Is That Enough” reveals the complete musical equation behind Georgia, Ira and James’ magic. Stay tuned at the video’s close for a special guest appearance. Yo La Tengo’s new album Fade can be purchased here and the 3×12″ set of “Ohm” (out Aug 13) is available for pre-order here.

Like the “Ohm” clip, “Is That Enough” was directed by Donick Cary, who sat with Pitchfork and discussed the project for a Director’s Cut feature.

Yo La have dates upcoming in support of tFade:

23 Aug – El Plaza Condesa Mexico City, DF, Mexico
25 Aug – Los Angeles, CA – FYF Festival
13 Sept – Ithaca, NY – The State Theater
14 Sept – Hamilton, ON – Supercrawl Festival
15 Sept – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
17 Sept – Nelsonville, OH – Stuart’s Opera House
20 Sept - Dekalb, IL – Otto’s
21 Sept – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
22 Sept – Byers, CO Riot Fest
31 Oct – November 2 – France, Paris – Pitchfork Festival
03 Nov – France, Nantes – Le Frand Atelier
05 Nov – Germany, Munich – Muffathalle
06 Nov – Czech Republic, Prague – Akrpopolis
07 Nov – Austria, Vienna – Wuk
08 Nov – Croatia, Zagreb – Culture Factory
10 Nov – Germany, Heidelberg – Enjoy Jazz
11 Nov – Germany, Dresden – Hellerau
12 Nov – Germany, Hamburg – Gruenspan
14 Nov – Sweden, Stockholm – Debaser
16 Nov – Finland, Helsinki – Nosturi
18 Nov – Norway, Oslo – Rockefeller
19 Nov – Denmark, Copenhagen – Vega
02 Dec – Belgium, Leuven – Het Depot
04 Dec – UK, Liverpool – East Village Arts Bar
05 Dec – Ireland, Dublin – Vicar Street
07 Dec – UK, Bexhill – De La Warr Pavilion
08 Dec – UK, London – Barbican, Milton Court (Buckminster Fuller show)

Yo La Tengo live at Pitchfork Music Festival

By Gabe on Monday, August 5th, 2013

A couple of weekends back Yo La Tengo lit flame to a sizzling set at Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival. Today Pitchfork has shared a couple videos from the set:

“Ohm”

“Nothing To Hide”

Yo La have more dates upcoming in support of their terrific new album Fade (buy the album here and pre-order the wildly cool 3×12″ set of “Ohm” here):

23 Aug – El Plaza Condesa Mexico City, DF, Mexico
25 Aug – Los Angeles, CA – FYF Festival
13 Sept – Ithaca, NY – The State Theater
14 Sept – Hamilton, ON – Supercrawl Festival
15 Sept – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
17 Sept – Nelsonville, OH – Stuart’s Opera House
20 Sept - Dekalb, IL – Otto’s
21 Sept – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
22 Sept – Byers, CO Riot Fest
31 Oct – November 2 – France, Paris – Pitchfork Festival
03 Nov – France, Nantes – Le Frand Atelier
05 Nov – Germany, Munich – Muffathalle
06 Nov – Czech Republic, Prague – Akrpopolis
07 Nov – Austria, Vienna – Wuk
08 Nov – Croatia, Zagreb – Culture Factory
10 Nov – Germany, Heidelberg – Enjoy Jazz
11 Nov – Germany, Dresden – Hellerau
12 Nov – Germany, Hamburg – Gruenspan
14 Nov – Sweden, Stockholm – Debaser
16 Nov – Finland, Helsinki – Nosturi
18 Nov – Norway, Oslo – Rockefeller
19 Nov – Denmark, Copenhagen – Vega
02 Dec – Belgium, Leuven – Het Depot
04 Dec – UK, Liverpool – East Village Arts Bar
05 Dec – Ireland, Dublin – Vicar Street
07 Dec – UK, Bexhill – De La Warr Pavilion
08 Dec – UK, London – Barbican, Milton Court (Buckminster Fuller show)

Yo La Tengo live at Oregon Public Broadcasting

By Hector on Thursday, August 1st, 2013

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The radio listeners of America and the world have been treated to a wealth of amazing Yo La Tengo instudio session activity in 2013, and the newest is one of their best yet. Recorded at Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland, the session is quiet, contemplative, and beautiful (as seen in the above performance of “Cornelia & Jane”). And then Ira lays down yet another amazing guitar solo on the closer, “Ohm.” Check out the whole session at opbmusic.org.

New Matador Additions To Pitchfork Paris

By Judge on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

New additions from Matador have been announced for Pitchfork’s Parisian Takeover in November.  Savages and Majical Cloudz join the previously announced Yo La Tengo and Iceage for the three day event at the Grande Halle De La Villette on October 31st – November 2nd.

Full lineup of artists will soon be updated HERE.

Yo La Tengo – “Ohm” Video & Triple 12″ Pack

By Gerard on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

While Yo La Tengo continue their global touring in support of what’s likely to be considered one of 2013′s top albums, ‘Fade’, we’d like you to STOP WHATEVER YOU’RE DOING right this moment and focus intently on the album’s first song.

The second video from ‘Fade’, “Ohm” was written and directed by Donick Cary, with animation created by Sugarshack Animation, and was produced by Dejda Mishkovsky. Fans of “The Simpsons” might recall Cary’s writing credits from such episodes as “D’ohing In The Wind”, “Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo” and “The Last Temptation Of Krust”. Apparently they still give awards for music videos and after watching “Ohm” multiple times, I’m sure you’ll agree it’s a good thing the band invested in an extra large trophy cabinet.

(NOTE TO OUR FRIENDS IN GERMANY : if by some chance the YouTube version of the above clip is blocked, try here instead)

We’re releasing a limited edition triple 12″ set of multiple versions of “Ohm” ; 3 12″ singles with a printed flat in a 4-box poly shower curtain display case. There’s metal grommets in the curtain if you’d prefer to display it on your wall (or, if you’re especially nuts, in your shower).

Contents :

ORANGE COVER —- Ohm (album version) b/w Oriole (mix 12)
RED COVER —- Ohm (live rock version) b/w Oriole (mix 15)
BLUE COVER —- Ohm (live quiet version) b/w Oriole (mix 29)

All versions are unreleased except the original version. Each 12″ pack comes with a download coupon with all the tracks plus the radio edit of “Ohm”.

We’ll be selling the “Ohm” 12″ triple pack early at the Matador table during the CHIRP Record Fair at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago’s Union Park, starting Friday afternoon, July 19. However, you can preorder The “Ohm” 3X12″ from The Matador Store today.. It’ll be in finer record stores on Tuesday, July 30.

Yo La Tengo’s schedule of live appearances can be found after the jump :
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Yo La Tengo add European shows

By Stuart on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Photo by Carlie Armstrong

This Winter (yup, we’re talking about that already) Yo La Tengo return to Europe for a comprehensive tour, including a Buckminster Fuller show at London’s Barbican and a re-scheduled date at Vicar Street in Dublin, replacing the cancelled date from March (original tickets remain valid).

Ahead of this they  play a one-off UK festival at Latitude on July 19th (right before Cat Power, on the main stage) and tickets are on sale now for all the European shows, with the excepion of Bexhill and Liverpool, which go on sale this Friday:

July 19th – UK, Suffolk – Latitude Festival - Tickets
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October 31 – November 2 – France, Paris – Pitchfork Festival – Tickets

November

Sun 03 Nov – France, Nantes – Le Frand Atelier – Tickets

Tue 05 Nov – Germany, Munich – Muffathalle – Tickets

Wed 06 Nov – Czech Republic, Prague – Akrpopolis – Tickets

Thu 07 Nov – Austria, Vienna – Wuk – Tickets

Fri 08 Nov – Croatia, Zagreb – Culture Factory – Tickets

Sun 10 Nov – Germany, Heidelberg – Enjoy Jazz – Tickets

Mon 11 Nov – Germany, Dresden – Hellerau – Tickets

Tue 12 Nov – Germany, Hamburg   – Gruenspan – Tickets

Thu 14 Nov – Sweden, Stockholm – Debaser – Tickets

Sat 16 Nov – Finland, Helsinki – Nosturi – Tickets

Mon 18 Nov – Norway, Oslo – Rockefeller – Tickets

Tue 19 Nov – Denmark, Copenhagen – Vega – Tickets

December

Mon 02 Dec – Belgium, Leuven – Het Depot – Tickets

Wed 04 Dec – UK, Liverpool – East Village Arts Bar – Tickets (On sale Friday)

Thu 05 Dec – Ireland, Dublin – Vicar Street – Tickets

Sat 07 Dec – UK, Bexhill – De La Warr Pavilion – Tickets (On sale Friday)

Sun 08 Dec – UK, London – Barbican, Milton Court – Tickets (Buckminster Fuller show)

Yo La Tengo & Iceage Confirmed for Pitchfork Paris

By Judge on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

More announcements on the way, so watch this space… But so far our very own Yo La Tengo and Iceage have been confirmed for Pitchfork’s three day party at Grande Halle De La Villette on 31st October – 2nd November.

Get your early-bird tickets HERE.

Belle and Sebastian Add 2 Dates to July Tour of North America

By Nils on Friday, May 17th, 2013

Due to overwhelming demand (by Oprah and Mormons, apparently), Belle and Sebastian have added Santa Barbara and Salt Lake City to their swelling North American July tour. While the band has started working on new material, Stuart Murdoch has said these shows are likely to be all back catalog, though anyone who’s seen the band knows their sets can vary wildly from night to night, so we recommend attending every show (except NYC, which is SOLD OUT). Check out this recent interview with Stuart, where he talks about his recently-completed God Help The Girl film, and working on new material.

JULY
4 Québec City, QC / Festival d’été de Québec

5 Montréal, QC / Festival International de Jazz de Montréal with Here We Go Magic

6 Ottawa, ON / Ottawa Bluesfest

7 Toronto, ON / Toronto Urban Roots Festival

9 Boston, MA / Bank of America Pavilion with Yo La Tengo

10 Philadelphia, PA / Skyline Stage at the Mann with Yo La Tengo

11 Brooklyn, NY / Celebrate Brooklyn! – Prospect Park Bandshell with Yo La Tengo

12 Columbia, MD / Merriweather Post Pavilion with Yo La Tengo

13 Pittsburgh, PA / Stage AE with Yo La Tengo

14 Cincinnati, OH / Bunbury Music Festival
16 Austin, TX / ACL Live at The Moody Theater with Blitzen Trapper
17 Santa Barbara, CA / Santa Barbara Bowl with Best Coast
18 Salt Lake City, UT / 2013 Twilight Concert Series with Blitzen Trapper
20 Chicago, IL / Pitchfork Music Festival

Yo La Tengo – Live, Wednesday AM on KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic”

By Gerard on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Yo La Tengo’s box office smash North American tour in support of album-of-the-year candidate ‘Fade’ hits the West Coast this week with scalper-bait shows at LA’s Fonda Theatre (Thursday) and a pair of nights at San Francisco’s venerable Fillmore (Friday and Saturday). Though Ira, Georgia and James have done a number of radio sessions already in 2013, they’ve not visited KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic” in far too long (OK, there’s probably more recent appearances, but this was the first one to pop up in a search).

Tomorrow morning, “far too long” becomes, “no, they’re on right now”. Tune in Wednesday at 11:15am Pacific time (2:15 pm eastern, 7:15pm for our friends in the United Kingdom) and you’ll hear Yo La Tengo playing, well, whatever they feel like, as well as chatting with MBE host Jason Bentley. Admittedly, I’m guessing about the chat portion, but anything else would be kind of rude, don’t you think?

KCRW

‘Fade’ – available from the Matador Store on LP, CD and digital formats

(ADDENDUM : Hector reminds me that Yo La Tengo last appeared on KCRW in 2000.  My apologies — I’m new here!)