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NO ONE IS SAFE.
Former Sonic Youth mastermind Kim Gordon has penned a tell-all memoir in the aftermath of the band’s scandalous demise. The book is entitled Girl In A Band, and in anticipation of its impending release, she’s served up a platter of juicy quotes (via Vogue and The Guardian) showcasing Gordon’s candid trash-talking of her alt rock
Sonic Youth News, the official news page of Sonic Youth (if you hadn’t put that together), have reached out to their fanbase after Thurston Moore’s iconic guitar was reported stolen. According to the post, the axe was taken from a Best Western in Philadelphia on Wednesday. It’s the same black Jazzmaster that Moore used throughout
Way back before the year began with the numeral ‘2’, seminal rockers Sonic Youth were the victims of a mass heist. On July 4, 1999 a truck containing all of Sonic Youth’s customised equipment was hijacked in Orange County, California.
Despite being on indefinite hiatus, Sonic Youth have announced a new live album that captures the band’s performance at Smart Bar in Chicago way back in 1985. The news comes from little known website Pitchfork (that’s a joke), who point out that Sonic Youth informed BBC Radio 5 that they’d be using this perhaps permanent
Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore announces Australian tour dates.
It was only last month that Music Feeds reported on Sonic Youth member Thurston Moore starting up a new band named Chelsea Light Moving. Now in addition to his own band, Moore has joined the ranks of black metal band Twilight. As reported by Diffuser, Twilight founding member Blake Judd expressed his elation and astonishment
Back in June it was announced that ex-Sonic Youth member Thurston Moore had begun working on a new project.
Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore has started up a new band called Chelsea Light Moving.
Artist Direct have reported Sonic Youth’s future continues to hang in the balance, according to the band’s guitarist Lee Ranaldo.
Legendary NYC No-Wave group Sonic Youth may have performed what will be their final concert ever yesterday in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was the final date of the band’s South American tour, and their last scheduled show after an announcement last month by Matador Records that Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon would be separating. The
Thurston Moore is currently on tour promoting his new solo album Demolished Thoughts, yet it seems the guitarist’s mind is already turning towards the next Sonic Youth album.
Merely a week after Japan suffered its shattering tsunami and earthquake, the rock community is getting itself in gear to raise funds for victims and the relief effort, with the likes of Yoko Ono, Lou Reed, Sonic Youth and Linkin Park the latest to get involved with benefit concerts or auctions, following yesterday’s news that
Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth has put a date on his new Beck-produced solo album, with Demolished Thoughts set for a US street date of May 24 (May 23 in Europe). According to MataBlog, Moore’s fourth LP comes out on Matador after the guitarist holed himself up with Beck in Los Angeles and Northampton, Massachusetts
Sonic Youth have just released the official soundtrack to French thriller Simon Werner A Disparu. Directed by French director Fabrice Gobert, Simon Werner A Disparu premiered at the 2010 Cannes film festival.