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Yo La Tengo’s winter vacation

By Stuart on Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Ira Kaplan shot by Gaelle Beri for The Line Of Best Fit

Though Europe’s cold and long Winter has barely left us, we can already look forward to its return with some newly announced Yo La Tengo tour dates for November and December, including a re-scheduled Dublin show at Vicar Street (previously cancelled in March).

Tickets go on sale for the following dates this Friday at 9am, make sure to watch their brilliant NPR ‘Tiny Desk Concert‘ session Gerard posted the other day and to check their upcoming US and Canadian tour dates for April/May and July.

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 – Korjammo – Tickets (change of venue)

Mon 18 Nov – Norway, Oslo – Rockefeller – Tickets

Tue 19 Nov – Denmark, Copenhagen – Vega – Tickets

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

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

VIDEO : Yo La Tengo’s Tiny Desk Concert For NPR

By Gerard on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Not to get hung up on the details, but Bob Boilen’s desk really isn’t that tiny. I mean, compared to the working conditions for anyone visiting Patrick & Robby’s office, it seems positively spacious (HINT, HINT). And yes, I do know where the reference comes from, but there’s a little thing called TRUTH IN ADVERTISING that you might not be familiar with.

These minor gripes aside, thanks so much to Mr. Boilen and National Public Radio for hosting Ira, Georgia and James for the above acoustic performances of “Fade”‘s “Is That Enough” and “Ohm”, and “Tears Are In Your Eyes”, from 2000′s ‘And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out’.

Yo La Tengo and AC Newman Attempt To Extract Your Cash For WFMU

By Gerard on Monday, March 11th, 2013

(above : James and Ira, struggling gamely with Silver Convention’s “San Francisco Hustle”.  Photo courtesy WFMU)

Venerable WFMU, oft-hailed as the finest listener supported free-form station in the world (or alternately, “almost as good as WSOU”) is in the midst of their annual fundraising marathon. Though there’s prizes & premiums galore, your real reward is an astonishing amount of live and archived material the station makes available over the airwaves, online, and soon, via mental telepathy (this is only part of reason why they spent two weeks a year shaking you down).

Yo La Tengo’s vaunted covers-for-cash performances during the WFMU marathon are a 17 year tradition, as Ira Kaplan points out, and this Thursday at 9am EST, not even a concert tour of Germany will  stop Ira, Georgia, James and longtime associate Bruce Bennett from once again, murdering the classics (and perhaps the not-so-classic.)  This will mark the first time Yo La Tengo have done their covers-for-WFMU broadcast from a remote location (or if  you prefer, Berlin), and you’ll undoubtedly want to remember that for some kind of Matador Trivia Night we intend to hold in lieu of a company Xmas party later in the year (more on this later — it’s a sensitive subject).

In addition, A.C. Newman will throw himself into the entertainment firestorm that is Tom Scharpling’s “The Best Show On WFMU”, tomorrow night at 9pm EST.

Yo La Tengo : April/May US North American Dates, Summer Shows With Belle & Sebastian, Solid Sound Fest and more

By Gerard on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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(video courtesy KEXP.   The entire Jan. 18 session is available for viewing here)

This past Saturday night, Yo La Tengo completed the first run of North American tour in support of the universally hailed ‘Fade’ with a show at New York City’s Town Hall described by by more than one person as “triumphant”, “stunning” and “kind of long”. Though Georgia, Ira and James are off to Europe this week for some of the continent’s most anticipated shows this year, they’ll be back in the USA (and Vancouver!)  this April and May for the dates below, followed by July shows in outdoor venues with Belle & Sebastian.

With the exception of the Baltimore date on April 26 supporting Beach House, for the April/May headlining dates Yo La Tengo will be the only band playing.  As with the January/February shows, they’ll be playing two sets each night with a brief intermission.

April
26 Baltimore MD, Lyric (with Beach House)
27 Asheville NC, Orange Peel
29 Athens GA, Georgia Theater

May
1 New Orleans LA Tipitina’s
2 Houston TX, Fitzgerald’s
3 Austin TX, Mohawk (tickets on sale now)
4 Dallas TX, Granada Theater
6 Tucson AZ, Rialto
9 Loa Angeles CA, Henry Fonda Theater
10 San Francisco CA, The Fillmore
11 San Francisco CA, The Fillmore
16 Portland OR, Wonder
17 Seattle WA, Showbox
18 Vancouver BC, Commodore
20 Salt Lake City UT, State Room
21 Boulder CO, Boulder Theatre
22 Kansas City MO, Crossroads

July
9 Boston, MA , Bank Of America Pavilion (tickets on sale Friday, February 22)
10 Philadelphia PA,  Skyline Stage at the Mann
11 Brooklyn NY, Celebrate Brooklyn! – Prospect Park Bandshell
12 Washington DC , Merriweather Post Pavilion
13 Pittsburgh PA, Stage AE  (tickets on sale, Saturday, February 23)

In addition, as announced elsewhere last week, Yo La Tengo will be part of Wilco’s annual Solid Sound Festival in North Adams, MA taking place between June 21 and June 23.  In addition to a full set of their own, Yo La Tengo will be performing a live score to “The Love Song Of R. Buckminster Fuller” (dir – Sam Green)

If an outdoor festival with a tremendous bill isn’t to your liking (allergies, tendency to fall asleep behind the wheel — BUT ENOUGH ABOUT ME), you can catch Yo La Tengo’s live score for “The Love Song Of Buckminster Fuller” on April 9 and 10, at The Kitchen (512 W. 19th St., NYC) with performances at 7 and 9pm each night. Tickets are available here.

‘Fade’- available from the Matador Store on LP, CD or an array of digital files.

Yo La Tengo drop into WNYC today

By Robby on Thursday, February 14th, 2013

(photo from Saturday night’s Town Hall show by Taleen Dersdepanian, qromag.com)

Along their current two-set tour (Yo La Tengo opens for Yo La Tengo), Yo La Tengo have dropped into a handful of the nation’s finest non-commercial radio stations, proving that the radio sometimes doesn’t suck. Today they’re over at WNYC.

Head over to soundcheck.org at 2pm EST to catch them live on the web, then tune into WNYC (93.9 FM if you’re in the New York ara and Soundcheck.org elsewhere) at 9pm EST tonight.

Yo La Tengo ‘Fade‘ is out now… they’ve got two more dates on this tour (but promise they’ll be back out soon). See you there

2/15 DC @ 9:30 Club
2/16 NYC @ Town Hall

 

photo lifted from bradkelly‘s flickr

 

VIDEO : Yo La Tengo – “Ohm” (Live On The 89.3 The Current)

By Gerard on Friday, February 8th, 2013
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A more meditative take on the first song from ‘Fade’, as recorded recently at KCMP.

Yo La Tengo on NPR’s World Cafe today

By Hector on Friday, February 8th, 2013

(photo by Laura Jane Brubaker)

Last month, Yo La Tengo played before a packed, rapturous house at Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live as part of WXPN’s Free At Noon series. As is their custom, the good folks at WXPN have taken the recording of that show and turned it into a segment for their popular syndicated World Cafe program. The show airs today at 2:00PM EST, and can be enjoyed at the WXPN website, or on your local NPR affiliate as seen on World Cafe’s website, or listen to the audio stream on NPR’s site when it’s posted later today. If you live in Philadelphia, it’s a little less complicated: just tune in at 88.5FM.

P.S. Have you purchased Yo La Tengo’s majestic new album, Fade, yet? You really should.

Not The Crossover We Were Counting On : The American Conservative’s Love Letter To Yo La Tengo

By Gerard on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

They have a record called I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass, which is sure to appeal to the hyper-aggressive Breitbart wing of conservatism.

To paraphrase Michael Jordan, “tradcons buy records, too”.

Yo La Tengo do NPR

By Robby on Monday, February 4th, 2013

Check out Yo La Tengo on today’s edition of NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’.

They also did a great set on KCMP’s The Current today and play First Ave. in Minneapolis tonight.

Yo La Tengo are on tour, playing special two-set shows. ‘Fade‘ is out now.

2/4 Minneapolis @ First Avenue
2/5 Madison @ Barrymore Theater
2/7 Cleveland @ Beachland Ballroom
2/8 Ann Arbor @ Michigan Theater
2/9 Toronto @ Phoenix Concert Theater
2/11 Montreal @ Corona Theater
2/12 Burlington @ Higher Ground
2/13 Boston @ Paradise Rock Club
2/15 DC @ 9:30 Club
2/16 NYC @ Town Hall

 

VIDEO : Yo La Tengo – “I’ll Be Around”

By Gabe on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

We’re really proud (I mean it this time) to give you the new video from Yo La Tengo, for “I’ll Be Around” from the band’s new album Fade.

The tender, extraordinary video was directed by longtime band cohort (and “Junebug”-director) Phil Morrison and co-stars Mac McCaughan of Superchunk along with the members of Yo La Tengo. The video also announces the band’s new Tumblr.

Yo La Tengo are on the road now:

January
Thursday 31 St Louis, MO The Pageant

February
Friday 01 - Chicago, IL – The Vic
Saturday 02 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall
Monday 04 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Tuesday 05 – Madison, WI – Barrymore Theater
Thursday 07 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Tavern
Friday 08 - Ann Arbor, MI – Michigan Theater
Saturday 09 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Theatre
Monday 11 – Montreal, AL – Corona Theatre
Tuesday 12 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground Lounge
Wednesday 13 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
Friday 15 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
Saturday 16 – New York, NY – Town Hall

March
Friday 01 – Lisbon, PT – Aula Magna
Saturday 02 – Porto, PT – Casa Da Musica
Monday 04 – Santiago de Compostela, ES - Sala Capitol
Tuesday 05 – Madrid, ES – Sala La Riviera
Wednesday 06 – Barcelona, ES – Festival Millenni
Friday 08 – Laussane, CH - Les Docks
Sunday 10 – Milan, IT – Limelight
Monday 11 – Frankfurt, DE – Mousonturm
Tuesday 12 – Dusseldorf, DE – Zakk
Wednesday 13 – Berlin, DE – Volksbuhne
Thursday 14 – Brussels, BE – AB
Friday 15 – Schorndorf, DE – Manufaktur
Saturday 16 – Paris, FR – Le Bataclan
Sunday 17 – London, GB – Barbican Centre
Monday 18 – Manchester, UK – The Ritz
Tuesday 19 – Glasgow, GB – O2 ABC Glasgow
Wednesday 20 – Dublin, EI – Vicar Street
Thursday 21 – Manchester, UK – The Ritz
Friday 22 – Glasgow, GB – O2 ABC Glasgow
Saturday 23 – Dublin, EI – Vicar Street

Catch A Free Yo La Tengo Show, Eat Some Hot Chicken. They Call It Rock N Fowl.

By Michael on Friday, January 25th, 2013

You love Yo La Tengo. You love the new Yo La Tengo album Fade. You love hot chicken. And coincidentally you live in or around Nashville. Well dangit, it’s your lucky day because tomorrow at 1pm CST Yo La Tengo will be stopping in Grimey’s before their show later in the evening at Music City mainstay Mercy Lounge to play a free, all ages instore.

And to add to the fun, Grimey’s will be providing all in attendance (while delicious, piping hot supplies last) with some Prince’s Hot Chicken. So come for the rock, stay for the fowl. Or the other way around. Whichever you prefer. Remember #rocknfowl And be sure to pick up a copy of the absolutely stunning new Yo La Tengo album Fade while you’re in the house.

Oh you don’t live in Nashville? Well lucky you. The band is but a few days into their tour and maybe they’re coming to a town near you.

1/25 Atlanta @ Buckhead Theater
1/27 Birmingham @ Workplay Theater
1/29 Louisville @ Brown Theater
1/31 St Louis @ The Pageant
2/1 Chicago @ Vic Theatre
2/2 Milwaukee @ Tuner Hall
2/4 Minneapolis @ First Avenue
2/5 Madison @ Barrymore Theater
2/7 Cleveland @ Beachland Ballroom
2/8 Ann Arbor @ Michigan Theater
2/9 Toronto @ Phoenix Concert Theater
2/11 Montreal @ Corona Theater
2/12 Burlington @ Higher Ground
2/13 Boston @ Paradise Rock Club
2/15 DC @ 9:30 Club
2/16 NYC @ Town Hall

Yo La Tengo takes Seattle, performs live on KEXP and at Easy Street

By Hector on Friday, January 18th, 2013

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Fade release week rolls on as Yo La Tengo, fresh from yesterday’s triumphant (and packed) Amoeba in-store in LA, hits the Pacific Northwest in suitably grand style. If you’re savvy enough to own either a radio OR a computer, you can check out an exclusive live set from Georgia, Ira and James on Seattle’s KEXP, after which Ira will be sticking around to guest DJ with host Kevin Cole. It all goes down starting at 6pm EST/3pm PST at 90.3FM and KEXP.org.

BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE. If you find yourself in Seattle today, it would behoove you to make your way to the soon-to-shutter Queen Anne location of Easy Street Records, which Yo La Tengo will be sending off with the store’s final in- store performance ever at 7pm. This is sure to be a rip-roaring farewell so don’t be the one to have to tell your grandkids you missed it because I promise they will never forgive you.

VIDEO : Yo La Tengo – “Ohm” and “I’ll Be Around” from “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” (Jan. 15)

By Gerard on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

above : Yo La Tengo performing “Ohm”, from the new album ‘Fade’ on last night’s telecast of NBC’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon”. Additional percussion courtesy Kid Millions and Fred Armisen.

below : Yo La Tengo performing “I’ll Be Around’ from ‘Fade’. Not aired on “Fallon” but happily stolen from their website just the same.

Yo La Tengo’s ‘Fade’ – In Stores (Or Your Mailbox) Today

By Gerard on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

 

Just an(other) reminder that today marks the release date for ‘Fade’, the first new Yo La Tengo album in 3 1/2 years.  Calling Georgia, Ira and James one of the most important bands in Matador’s history is, to tell the the truth, selling them very short.  That they’ve made some of the most amazing albums of our lifetimes is pretty well established,  but ‘Fade’ suggests the trio have scaled new heights in their power to surprise.  That virtually every important media outlet from Pitchfork to Mojo to Stereogum to The Guardian seems to echo these sentiments speaks volumes about how music critics are amongst society’s most underpaid and underappreciated  cultural missionaries.

If you can’t find a record shop in your neighborhood, the deluxe (shown above) or standard LP editions are available at the Matador Store, as are the CD (shown below) and digital versions.   Yo La Tengo will be on NBC’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” tonight at 12:30am eastern, and their West Coast tour of record shops starts Wednesday in Long Beach, CA.

 

Yo La Tengo & Dana Spiotta – “Upstairs At The Square”, Monday Night in NYC

By Gerard on Monday, January 14th, 2013

(photograph by Carrie Armstrong)

Barnes & Noble’s Upstairs at the Square event series pairs writers with musicians for an evening of words and music at B&N’s flagship store in Manhattan’s Union Square.  On Monday, January 14, Upstairs At The Square will feature a performance by Yo La Tengo on the eve of ‘Fade”s release, along with a reading by “Stone Arabia”  author Dana Spiotta.   Admission is free, but you’ll wanna get there early to avoid the crushing disappoint that comes from being told “this is not a lending library” “sorry, we’re full.”

(order ‘Fade’ on deluxe or standard LP editions, CD or digital album from The Matador Store)

Listen to Yo La Tengo live today on WXPN’s Free At Noon

By Hector on Friday, January 11th, 2013

photo by Carlie Armstrong

Watchers of this space most likely already know that Yo La Tengo’s new album, Fade, is out in just a few short days (and is available for pre-order here). What you may not know is that TODAY, January 11, as part of WXPN’s aptly-named Free At Noon concert series, Georgia, Ira & James will be taking the stage to perform for the citizens of Philadelphia at World Cafe Live. Don’t live in Philly? Have to work? You’re in luck, because there is a plethora of ways to hear the show live as it happens on the radio and the internet, to wit:

WXPN Philadelphia (88.5 FM, 88.7 FM in York/Lancaster, Harrisburg at 99.7 FM, in the Lehigh Valley at 104.9 FM)
KUT in Austin, Texas (90.5)
WBFO in Buffalo, NY (88.7 FM)
WITH in Ithaca, NY (90.1 FM)
WRUR in Rochester, NY (88.5 FM)
WKHS Worton/Baltimore, MD (90.5 FM)
Vermont Public Radio

and streaming online on XPN.org and NPR.org.

You’re all out of excuses, then. Bat For Lashes opens the show at noon EST, followed by Yo La Tengo right after.

And don’t forget, Yo La Tengo have a huge world tour beginning later in January. All dates, as well as info on their free west coast  in-store tour after the jump.

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Yo La Tengo’s “Fade” launches Pitchfork album stream series

By Gabe on Monday, January 7th, 2013

Today Pitchfork broke into the early-listening game with their Advance series. The series launched with Yo La Tengo’s new album Fade, out next week.

Stream Fade in it’s entirety. Then, pre-order the album to own.

Yo La hits record stores and the road starting next week:

1/23 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
1/24 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater
1/25 – Atlanta, GA – The Buckhead Theater
1/26 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
1/27 – Birmingham, AL – WorkPlay Theatre
1/29 – Louisville, KY – Brown Theatre
1/31 – St Louis, MO – The Pageant
2/1 – Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
2/2 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall
2/4 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
2/5 – Madison, WI – Barrymore Theatre
2/7 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
2/8 – Ann Arbor, MI – Michigan Theater
2/9 – Toronto, ONT – Phoenix Concert Theatre
2/11 – Montreal, QB – Corona Theatre
2/12 – South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
2/13 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
2/15 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
2/16 – New York, NY – Town Hall
3/1 – Lisbon, Portugal – Aula Magna
3/2 – Porto, Portugal – Casa Da Musica
3/4 – Santiago de Compostela, Spain – Sala Capitol
3/5 – Madrid, Spain – Sala La Riveria
3/6 – Barcelona, Spain – L’Auditori
3/8 – Lausanna, Switzerland – Les Docks
3/10 – Milan, Italy – Limelight
3/11 – Frankfurt, Germany – Mousonturm
3/12 – Dusseldorf, Germany – Zakk
3/13 – Berlin, Germany – Volksbuhne
3/15 – Schorndorf, Germany – Manufaktur
3/15 – Brussels, Belgium – AB
3/17 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
3/18 – Paris, France – Le Bataclan
3/20 – London, England – Barbican Centre
3/21 – Manchester, England – The Ritz
3/22 – Glasgow, Scotland – O2 ABC Glasgow
3/23 – Dublin, Ireland – Vicar Street

Yo La Tengo Celebrates The Release Of Fade With Instore Tour

By Michael on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

In about two weeks, Yo La Tengo will be releasing Fade, the fourteenth studio album of their career, their fifth of this century and their first of the decade. The day after Fade’s January 15 release date (Jan 14 if you’re reading from the UK) the band will head to the West Coast where they will perform four free, all-ages instores at four of the most storied record stores around.

Starting in Long Beach and rolling up the coast, Yo La Tengo will be celebrating the new album with instores from the confines of Fingerprints, Amoeba Hollywood, Amoeba SF, & Easy Street Queen Anne (which is of special import as due to the impending closure of Easy Street QA this will be the very last instore ever to be held at that amazing place. But fear not, Seattlites. Their other location – Easy Street West Seattle – ain’t going nowhere).

So come out, support your local indie, check out one of the best bands around and walk out with what is sure to be one of the best albums of this year, which will be especially easy since these record stores will be freshly stocked with the indie retail only deluxe version of Fade. It’s a deluxe version which comes as a numbered edition printed on rainbow foil with a deluxe 7″ featuring two exclusive covers: “I Saw The Light” (Todd Rundgren) b/w “Move To California” (Times New Viking); MP3 download included in the deluxe edition contains an eleven-minute bonus track titled “Oriole.”

But don’t be bummed if you decided to move back east and are gonna miss these soon to be legendary instores. The band will be kicking off a tour shortly thereafter followed by a bunch of European dates in March. Check those out after the jump.

But first listen to the album track “Ohm” which, in case you missed it due to holiday hangovers, scored a Pitchfork Best New Track designation HERE.

1/23 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
1/24 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater
1/25 – Atlanta, GA – The Buckhead Theater
1/26 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
1/27 – Birmingham, AL – WorkPlay Theatre
1/29 – Louisville, KY – Brown Theatre
1/31 – St Louis, MO – The Pageant
2/1 – Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
2/2 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall
2/4 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
2/5 – Madison, WI – Barrymore Theatre
2/7 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
2/8 – Ann Arbor, MI – Michigan Theater
2/9 – Toronto, ONT – Phoenix Concert Theatre
2/11 – Montreal, QB – Corona Theatre
2/12 – South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
2/13 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
2/15 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
2/16 – New York, NY – Town Hall
3/1 – Lisbon, Portugal – Aula Magna
3/2 – Porto, Portugal – Casa Da Musica
3/4 – Santiago de Compostela, Spain – Sala Capitol
3/5 – Madrid, Spain – Sala La Riveria
3/6 – Barcelona, Spain – L’Auditori
3/8 – Lausanna, Switzerland – Les Docks
3/10 – Milan, Italy – Limelight
3/11 – Frankfurt, Germany – Mousonturm
3/12 – Dusseldorf, Germany – Zakk
3/13 – Berlin, Germany – Volksbuhne
3/15 – Schorndorf, Germany – Manufaktur
3/15 – Brussels, Belgium – AB
3/17 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
3/18 – Paris, France – Le Bataclan
3/20 – London, England – Barbican Centre
3/21 – Manchester, England – The Ritz
3/22 – Glasgow, Scotland – O2 ABC Glasgow
3/23 – Dublin, Ireland – Vicar Street

We’d Like To Thank Lamar Odom Of Los Angeles, CA For Donating This Lovely Billboard

By Gerard on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

 

Buddy, if there’s anything we can do to repay the favor (DON’T SAY CANDYGRAM), just ask.

Yo La Tengo – “Ohm” from Overlook Park in Portland, Oregon

By Gabe on Thursday, December 20th, 2012

This weekend Portlandians previewed a few tracks from Yo La Tengo’s new album Fade via some wild geo-targeting magic at the giant tree in Overlook Park that doubles as Fade‘s cover-star.

Ira Kaplan of Yo La Tengo had this to say: “I am reminded of the oddball great Beach Boys song “A Day in the Life of a Tree,” from Surf’s Up and sung on that record by their manager at the time Jack Rieley (adequate vocalists obviously being hard to come by in the Beach Boys proper), covered once and only once by YLT–Sept. 17, 1998, at Maxwell’s.”

Here’s what happened, set to the song “Ohm”, from Fade:


Video by Josiah Marshall and Chris Cantino

Pre-order Fade from iTunes.