By Jesse Jarnow
The first biography of Yo l. a. Tengo, the hugely influential band who all yet outlined indie song.
Yo los angeles Tengo has lit up the indie scene for 3 a long time, a part of an underground revolution that rejected company track conglomerates, eschewed pop radio, and located a 3rd manner. Going backstage of 1 of the main amazing eras in American song historical past, Big Day Coming traces the sufferer upward push of husband-and-wife crew Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley, who—over 3 decades—helped forge a spandex-and-hairspray-free route to the worldwide degree, promoting thousands of documents alongside the best way and influencing numerous bands.
Using the continually important Yo los angeles Tengo as a springboard, Big Day Coming uncovers the background of the mythical golf equipment, bands, zines, labels, list shops, collage radio stations, enthusiasts, and pivotal figures that outfitted the infrastructure of the now-prevalent indie rock global. Journalist and freeform radio DJ Jesse Jarnow attracts on all-access interviews and records for captivating journey via modern tune heritage informed via one in every of its such a lot artistic and singular acts.