There’s A Riot Going On, so Yo La Tengo recommends staying inside

On 1971’s There’s A Riot Goin’ On, Sly And The Family Stone filtered the creeping hangover of the ’60s into a murky, slurring monument of fugue-state funk. It was an album that reflected the twilight mood of its time: Woodstock optimism ossifying into Altamont dread, “free love” fading into porno reels inside 42nd St.…

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