Monday, November 16, 2015

Yo La Tengo Is Here for the Long Haul | Mother Jones

Yo La Tengo Is Here for the Long Haul | Mother Jones:

Photo by Jacob Blickenstaff for Mother Jones
Active for more than 30 years, the band owes its staying power to its ability to absorb and integrate a vast range of influences and express them in a wholly personal way. Stuff Like That There singles out and connects some of those myriad points of reference—everything from The Cure, to pre-cosmic doo-wop from Sun Ra, deep cuts from The Lovin' Spoonful and 1980s alt-rock contemporaries Antietam and Great Plains—to reveal the band's emotional and philospohical [sic] musical center. 

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