Yo La Tengo

Of course, times have changed for Yo La Tengo as much as they have for everyone else. In the past, the band has often worked with outside producers and mixers. They made This Stupid World all by themselves. And their time-tested judgment is both sturdy enough to keep things to the band’s high standards, and nimble enough to make things new. Another new thing about This Stupid World: it’s the most live-sounding Yo La Tengo album in years. At the base of nearly every track is the trio playing all at once, giving everything a right-now feel. Take the signature combination of hypnotic rhythm and spontaneous guitar on “Sinatra Drive Breakdown,” or the steady chug of “Tonight’s Episode,” a blinkered tunnel of forward-moving sound. There’s an immediacy to the music, as if the distance between the first pass and the final product has become more direct.

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TitleFormatRelease DateStore
This Stupid World LP/CD/DA 02/10/23 BUY
Sleepless Night EP/DA 10/09/20 BUY
There’s A Riot Going On 2xLP/CD/DA 03/16/18 BUY
Stuff Like That There LP/CD/DA 08/28/15 BUY
Cassingle CS 08/28/15
Stuff Like That There TOTE BAG BAG 08/28/15
Friday I’m In Love DS DS 07/14/15
Deeper Into Movies DS DS 06/02/15
Automatic Doom DS DS 06/02/15
Deeper Into Movies (Track Video) DV 06/02/15
Automatic Doom (Track Video) DV 06/02/15
Extra Painful dbl LP/dbl CD 12/02/14 BUY
Big Day Coming DV 10/23/14
Super Kiwi 7” 7" 11/19/13
Ohm 3X12” 3X12” 08/13/13
Is That Enough DV DV 08/06/13
Live On KEXP DV 02/04/13
I’ll Be Around DIGITAL VIDEO DV 01/29/13
I Saw The Light / Move To California BONUS 7” WITH DELUXE EDITION OF FADE 7" 01/15/13
Fade LP/CD/DA 01/15/13 BUY
Before We Run DV 11/13/12
Stupid Things 12”/DS 09/25/12 BUY
Here To Fall Remixes 12" EP/CDEP/DA 06/08/10 BUY
Here To Fall (Pete Rock remix) DS DS 05/18/10
Nothing To Hide DIGITAL VIDEO DS 10/13/09
Popular Songs LP/CD/DA 09/08/09 BUY
Adventureland Soundtrack LP 09/08/09
Periodically Double Or Triple DIGITAL SINGLE DS 07/14/09
Double Bob Dylan 7” dbl 7” 12/31/08
The Freewheeling Yo La Tengo (Live) dbl LP + DVD/CD+DVD 12/31/08
Live Session EP (iTunes Exclusive) DA 01/09/07
Mr. Tough (Live in Brussels 11.18.06) SEASON PASS GIVEAWAY MP3 DS 12/05/06
I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass dbl LP/CD 09/12/06 BUY
I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass (iTunes Version) DA 09/12/06
Beat Your Ass Season Pass (Matador Preorder for I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass) CD 09/12/06
Mr. Tough / I’m Your Puppet UK SINGLE 7"/DS 09/04/06 BUY
DVD DVD 06/06/06
Prisoners of Love: A Smattering of Scintillating Senescent Songs 1985-2003 dbl CD 03/22/05
Prisoners of Love: A Smattering of Scintillating Senescent Songs 1985-2003 PLUS A Smattering of Out 3XCD/DA 03/22/05
AAA Radio Sampler CD 03/01/05
Today Is The Day 12" EP/CDEP/DS 10/21/03
Summer Sun LP/CD/DA 04/08/03 BUY
Nuclear War 12"/CD/DS 11/19/02 BUY
Danelectro 12”EP/CDEP 11/14/00
You Can Have It All 7”/CD5 06/12/00
And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out WITH VALUE-ADD CD 06/06/00
Value Added Piece (Separate) CD 05/19/00
And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out LP/CD/DA 02/22/00 BUY
Saturday 10”/CD5 01/31/00
Little Honda CDEP LONG 03/10/98
Little Honda (Europe) 7”/CD5 11/17/97
Sugarcube 7”/CD5 08/04/97
I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One LP/CD/DA 04/22/97 BUY
Autumn Sweater Remixes 12”EP/CDEP 04/08/97
Sugarcube DPRO DPRO 03/31/97
Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo dbl LP/CD/DA 09/10/96
Ride The Tiger LP/CD/DA 06/18/96 BUY
President Yo La Tengo / New Wave Hot Dogs LP/CD/DA 06/18/96
Camp Yo La Tengo 7”/CD5 09/19/95
Electr-o-pura LP/CD/CS/DA 05/02/95 BUY
Tom Courtenay 7"/CD5/DS 04/04/95
From A Motel 6 CD5 01/07/94
Painful LP/CD/CS/DA 10/05/93 BUY
Big Day Coming 7” 09/30/93
Shaker 7”/CD5 08/24/93


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Out Today : Yo La Tengo - 'This Stupid World'

Yo La Tengo - "Sinatra Drive Breakdown"


  • May 29, 2024 - June 2, 2024
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Parc del Fòrum
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  • June 15, 2024
  • New York (NYC), NY, US
  • Sony Hall
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  • August 15, 2024
  • Seattle, WA, US
  • Woodland Park Zoo
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  • August 25, 2024 - August 25, 2024
  • London, UK
  • Victoria Park
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  • August 27, 2024
  • Glasgow, UK
  • Galvanizers, SWG3
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  • August 29, 2024 - September 1, 2024
  • Sixpenny Handley, UK
  • Larmer Tree Gardens
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  • August 29, 2024 - September 1, 2024
  • Salisbury, UK
  • End of the Road Festival
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  • August 29, 2024
  • Leeds, UK
  • O2 Academy Leeds
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  • August 30, 2024
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Content
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  • September 17, 2025
  • Dallas, TX, US
  • Longhorn Ballroom
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