Yo La Tengo
December 24, 2008
(Hanukkah, night 4)
Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ
*a thir13en blend*
recorded by nulldogmas
'facilitated' by yltfan

Source 1: SBD>iRiver h120
Source 2: Core Sound Low-Cost Stealthy Cardioids > MM-EBM-1 battery box (with bass roll-off) > Sony MZ-NH900 > digital transfer via SonicStage > WAV recorded from riser at back of room

thir13en had to remove a few pops from the AUD source, but it's pretty unlikely you'll even notice.

Jennifer O'Connor and Jon Benjamin opened.

Mix disc by Russell Maer.
Benefit for Mercy Corps.

Check out Ira's Hanukkah diary, and much more at:

01 Big Day Coming (slow)
02 Beanbag Chair
03 Pass the Hatchet, I Think I'm Goodkind
04 Drug Test
05 talking
06 The Weakest Part
07 Mr. Tough
08 Tiny Birds
09 Paul Is Dead
10 Shadows
11 Angst In My Pants (Sparks)
12 Upside Down
13 Autumn Sweater
14 I Heard Her Call My Name (Velvet Underground)
15 Blue Line Swinger
16 encore break
17 (I Gotta) Dream On (Herman's Hermits)
18 Detouring America With Horns
19 Cherry Chapstick (slow)
20 Rock and Roll Santa (Jan Terri)

Thanks to Yo La Tengo, soundguy Mark Luecke, the great folks at Maxwell's, and thir13en! And big, big thanks to nulldogmas for taping!

Please share nice lossless copies of this recording, but don't ever sell or buy it. Buy Yo La Tengo's fabulous records instead!

Setlist stolen from Jesse: