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Yo La Tengo are the latest band to record a session for Spotify Singles at the streaming service’s New York HQ.

The trio laid down a new version of “Shades Of Blue” from terrific recent album There’s A Riot Going On, alongside a gleefully noisy cover of Neil Young’s “Time Fades Away”. Hear both below:


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Yo La Tengo return to the UK in August to play End Of The Road festival, preceded by a warm-up date in Brighton. Peruse their itinerary for the rest of 2018 below:

12/7 – Madrid, Spain – Mad Cool Festival
13/7 – Oeiras, Portugal – Nos Alive Festival
25/8 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Badesøen Festival
26/8 – Hamburg, Germany – Sommer in Altona
27/8 – Nijmegen, Netherlands – Doornrosje
29/8 – Brighton, UK – Komedia
30/8-2/9 – Wiltshire, UK – End Of The Road Festival

30/8-2/9 – Vlieland, Netherlands – Into The Great Wide Open Festival
9/9 – New York, NY – OctFest
11/9 – Providence, RI – Columbus Theatre
12/9 – Kingston, NY – BSP
13/9 – Buffalo, NY – Asbury Hall
14/9 – Detroit, MI – The Majestic
15/9 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
17/9 – St Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
18/9 – Oxford, MS – The Lyric Oxford
20/9 – Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
21/9 – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
22/9 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
23/9 – Austin, TX – Mohawk
8/10 – Osaka, Japan – Umeda Club Quattro
9/10 – Nagoya, Japan – Club Quattro
10/10 – Tokyo, Japan – Tsutaya O-East

The August 2018 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – with Prince on the cover. Elsewhere in the issue, you’ll find exclusive features on John Coltrane, Graham Nash, Cowboy Junkies, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Hawkwind, Jennifer Warnes, Teenage Fanclub, David Sylvian, Wilko Johnson and many more. Our free CD showcases 15 tracks of this month’s best new music, including Israel Nash, Dirty Projectors, Luluc, Ty Segall and White Fence, Nathan Salsburg and Gwenifer Raymond.


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