Yo La Tengo is a band that's been around forever and is beloved by indy-rockers. They alternate between feedback-filled guitar pop and trying to sound like The Velvet Underground on the mellower tracks. I bought this because I really like the song "From a Motel 6" when I taped it off of 120 Minutes. The rest of the CD is just as good but I have never felt like seeking out other Yo La Tengo records. I have a feeling that, like Superchunk or The Fall, they have tons of good material but you really only need to own one or two of their records to get the point.
Yo La Tengo