Favourite Music Reads of the 00s: #1 (Yo La Tengo disaster)

37 Record-Store Clerks Feared Dead In Yo La Tengo Concert Disaster
The Onion, April 2002

“‘I was in the bathroom when it happened,’ said Gaer, a part-time cashier at School Kids Records. ‘There was this loud crashing sound, followed by even louder crashing, and then all these screams. If I hadn’t left to take a leak during “Moby Octopad” — to be honest, never one of my favorite songs on I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One — I’d probably be among the dead.'”

One thought on “Favourite Music Reads of the 00s: #1 (Yo La Tengo disaster)

  1. Excellent choice. I still can’t help but think of that article whenever somebody mentions Yo La Tengo, seven years later.

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