TURBONEGRO @ OGDEN THEATRE | MON, 5/20/13 In 1989, when Norwegian band Turbonegro got together, it was clearly fueled by a love of Alice Cooper and acts like Hanoi Rocks and the Stooges. You can hear the influence in songs like "Sell Your Body (To the Night)," which features an obvious guitar-riff n ... More >>
YO LA TENGO at #WMS11 | 06.18.11"After two or three songs, Ira Kaplan said there were notes all over the stage saying not to use profanity and that if that were the case, they had nothing left to play."
Photo by Aaron Thackeray Man, what a day we had yesterday at the seventeenth annual Westword Music Showcase! The music was exceptional, the weather was beyond agreeable and everywhere you looked in every direction it was a sea of smiling faces. With over 13,000 people in attendance this year ... More >>
At risk of alienating and outraging vast swaths of music fans, there's really no polite way of referring to bands with a career spanning fifteen years plus as a whole. So here are ten "oldster" bands -- written by a self-proclaimed oldster -- to keep making great records long after their hips ... More >>
Sarah Myers Yo La Tengo with Cheap Time Saturday, October 9, 1009 The Ogden Theater Better Than: Dreams of flying In concert footage, there are always people near the front, grinning like idiots and swaying back and forth. These people always look like hippies in the worst way. Meaning cont ... More >>
Photo by Michael LavineSkinny boys in glasses, girls in knit jumpers, record collectors of all stripes, rejoice! This Saturday, October 10, college rock heroes Yo La Tengo are bringing the noise, the melody and the irony to Denver in the best indie-when-it-meant-something show this side of th ... More >>
Shhh! The folks of Yo La Tengo are trying to rest.
FOR ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES, LOLLAPALOOZA IS DONE.
YO LA TENGO'S IRA KAPLAN TRIES TO SHED HIS DISREPUTABLE PAST--HE WAS A ROCK CRITIC.