Yo La Tengo - Every album ranked

by Steve Rhodes
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Not just an amusing subject to a The Onion mock headline, Yo La Tengo have been stalwarts of the college radio scene for more than three decades, mining their dream pop, discordant noise and deeply melodic furrow over numerous releases, with a back catalogue that varies from the luscious to the almost provocatively obtuse, but never dull.

One of the few bands you can go and see without having a clue what they're going to play live, as their sets vary that much, yet remain constantly entertaining, they are still inexplicably overlooked on a far too regular basis.
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One of my favorite bands that sadly I've only seen twice. But once early on during the Electro-Pur-A tour when they were still playing a lot off of Painful and Ira played the Ace Tone as much as guitar and usually both together. It was nuts and...

One of my favorite bands that sadly I've only seen twice. But once early on during the Electro-Pur-A tour when they were still playing a lot off of Painful and Ira played the Ace Tone as much as guitar and usually both together. It was nuts and still one of my fave shows of all time. Painful is tops for me, but I haven't kept up as much of late. Great band to feature!

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1. Hey Mark, they still kick a** live (even if a bit more gently than during Electr-O-Pura times).
2. The list above is actually quite accurate, w/ just a few exceptions: "Electr-O-Pura" and "I Am Not Afraid …" need to be moved way up (as in...

1. Hey Mark, they still kick a** live (even if a bit more gently than during Electr-O-Pura times).
2. The list above is actually quite accurate, w/ just a few exceptions: "Electr-O-Pura" and "I Am Not Afraid …" need to be moved way up (as in approx. # 3 or 4 and # 7, respectively). Also, "There's A Riot Going On" and "Summer Sun" need to be moved to the bottom two (# 14 and #15, respectively).

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