New studio album (15th full-length) today called There’s A Riot Going On released on Matador and it is magnificent! Over the years they have amassed such an incredible body of work that it's hard not to over expect, but they just always deliver. Riot is a real chiller. It starts with a beautifully balanced instrumental that sets the hazy tones perfectly. The whole album feels like sun pouring through windows, its such a lush combination of blurry and hazy but focused and so smart in its arrangement.
You all know we love making big claims, but Yo La Tengo are one of the finest bands of the last few decades and their creativity seems to find new space with each record, as does their subtlety. Brilliant. We already LOVE this album.
+ Limited double indie shop pressing on Orange vinyl.