Persistence and longevity are among Yo La Tengo’s most admirable virtues. Though the intensity and explosiveness of the Hoboken, New Jersey trio’s output has ebbed and flowed since a late 1990s heyday they’ve never quite recreated, every post I Can Feel The Heart Beating As One album boasts a delirium gopher hole or feedback nebula worth returning to. Fans bumming over the last couple will find much to like in the forthcoming Fade, where Ira, Georgia, and James somehow juggle the eternal and the succinct.
Sat., Feb. 16, 8 p.m., 2013
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 30, 2013