yo la tengo & dick diver at the corner hotel
not too big on this current 'quiet' set that they're playing when it's not rooted around their dronier pieces (night falls on hoboken, nowhere near, daphnia etc.) but fuck
ira kaplan is still a badass guitarist. not only is he madly proficient in terms of both songs and melodic solos, when the bastard wants to skronk he kicks up a wall that could feasibly pass for haino or thurston. they're a very special band, nice to see them again.
after that I caught james ferraro at boney. predictably bizarre (https://soundcloud.com/abstract-muta...-march/s-UXqGs