1. Yo La Tengo Finds Inspiration in Cover Songs for ‘Stuff Like That There’: Album Review

    August 28, 2015 5:37 PM EDT For most rock bands, the covers album is an exercise in nostalgia or a contract-filling measure while a drained ­songwriting well refills. But for Hoboken, N.J., indie ­institution Yo La Tengo , it's a way to ­document a major part of its work: the artistic lineage that it has built…

  2. ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘Frozen’ and 'Hunger Games,' Oh My! How This Was the Year of the Soundtrack

    October 17, 2014 4:00 PM EDT Frozen was just the tip of the iceberg at a time where music triumphed at the movies Not since "Greased Lightnin'" and "Night Fever" electrified the movies in 1978 have soundtracks proven to be such an indomitable force in the music industry. Triple-platinum sales…

  3. Yo La Tengo, Pete Rock, Greg Dulli Kick Off CMJ 2010 in New York

    October 20, 2010 12:49 PM EDT The CMJ (College Music Journal) festival and conference kicked off Tuesday night (Oct. 19) with an especially wide-ranging lineup of shows, from indie rock stalwarts Yo La Tengo at Brooklyn Bowl and Greg Dulli at Bowery Ballroom to hip-hop veterans Pete Rock and Jean Grae at Le Poisson Rouge…

  4. Wilco, Feist, Yo La Tengo Bring Indie Nirvana To Coney Island

    July 14, 2009 11:43 AM EDT Wilco drafted a slew of high-profile guests for its Monday night (July 13) show at Keyspan Park near New York's Coney Island, collaborating with Feist , Grizzly Bear 's Ed Droste and Yo La Tengo during the encore of the performance. Opening act Yo La Tengo joined Wilco for a raucous…

  5. Wilco, Feist, Yo La Tengo Bring Indie Rock Nirvana To Coney Island

    July 14, 2009 11:00 AM EDT Wilco drafted a slew of high-profile guests for its Monday night (July 13) show at Keyspan Park near New York's Coney Island, collaborating with Feist, Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste and Yo La Tengo during the encore of the performance. Opening act Yo La Tengo joined Wilco for a raucous…

  6. Billboard Bits: 'Juno,' Travis, 'Yes We Can'

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rhino will aim to extend the "Juno" phenomenon by combining the soundtrack and the subsequent collection "Juno B-Sides: Almost Adopted Songs" into a single, deluxe edition of the album. Rhino will aim to extend the "Juno" phenomenon by combining the soundtrack…

  7. Rock, Relaxation Reign At All Tomorrow's Parties

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Extreme sounds echoed through the halls of Kutsher's Country Resort during the second day of New York's premiere All Tomorrow's Parties festival. Extreme sounds echoed through the halls of Kutsher's Country Resort during the second day of New York's premiere All…

  8. Bright Eyes Studies Up For Orchestral Concert

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's no doubt that pairing a band with a full orchestra offers fans a unique way of seeing their favorite act in concert. But the experience doesn't come without challenges, as Bright Eyes band mem There's no doubt that pairing a band with a full orchestra offers fans a…

  9. Robert Plant Leads Arthur Lee Benefit

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Also set for the show at New York's Beacon Theatre are New York Dolls frontman David Johansen, the Ian Hunter Band, Love guitarist Johnny Echols and Yo La Tengo. Robert Plant leads the bill for a June 23 benefit concert for Love principal Arthur Lee, who is battling leukemia . Also set…

  10. Tortoise Boxes Up Rarities, Remixes

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Tortoise is eyeing an April release for a three-disc set of 33 rare tracks via Thrill Jockey. Tortoise is eyeing an April release for a three-disc set of 33 rare tracks via Thrill Jockey. According to a label spokesperson, the project was originally titled "Rhythms, Resolutions and…

  11. Music In The Sundance Spotlight

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Jan. 20-30 independent film showcase will see a slate of eclectic live performances to entertai Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park…

  12. Laura Cantrell Signs With Matador

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based singer/songwriter Laura Cantrell has signed with Matador. New York-based singer/songwriter Laura Cantrell has signed with Matador. Her as-yet-untitled label debut is due in late spring and features contributions from Calexico's Joey Burns, John Convertino and Paul Niehaus,…

  13. All Tomorrow's Parties Solidifies L.A. Plans

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival has solidified its lineup. The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival, which was postponed until Sept. 26-28 due to "sluggish ticket sales," has solidified its lineup. Among the…

  14. Wainwright, Breeders Rock With Hedwig

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Off Records is eyeing a fall release for "Wig in a Box," a benefit album featuring indie-rock all-stars taking on songs from the musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." The list of contributors is headed Off Records is eyeing a fall release for "Wig in a Box," a…