Yo La Tengo; The Love Song Of Jonny Valentine; V-Day Karaoke

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Yo La Tengo performs in the Soundcheck studio.

In this episode: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the band behind songs like “Attack on Love,” “Black Flowers” and “The Love Life of the Octopus.” Hoboken indie rock trio Yo La Tengo stops by the Soundcheck studio to play songs off of their new album, “Fade.” 

Plus: We talk with Teddy Wayne, author of the darkly funny new novel, The Love Song of Jonny Valentine, about a tween pop star struggling with the realities of fame and the music biz. 

And: Just what exactly happens at Valentine's Day karaoke? We find out from an expert.