Tag: Sonic Youth

Thurston Moore, “Rock N Roll Consciousness”

The former Sonic Youth leader’s new LP is a five-song blast of instantly recognizable discordant guitar tones and the kind of crunchy, heady forays into punk-jam-band land that he’s been perfecting since “Expressway to Yr. Skull.”

Friends with Benefits: Whitney, Sinkane, Rhys Darby, and More on the Year that Was

Our pals from the worlds of music, film, and TV offer their lists for the best of the year.

Tomorrow Today: An Indirectly Direct History of The Feelies

Forty years since meeting—and thirty-six years since delivering an all-timer in “Crazy Rhythms”—Glenn Mercer and Bill Million remain one of indie rock’s great duos. Ahead of their upcoming sixth Feelies LP, the two New Jerseyans take a look back at their idiosyncratic discography, piece by piece.

Various Artists, “Day of the Dead”

Various Artists Day of the Dead 4AD 7/10 For its twentieth edition in a series of fund-raising various-artist projects, the Red Hot Organization—an international charity…

LISTEN: Kim Gordon and J Mascis Team Up for the Blistering “Slow Boy”

The song is part of Converse’s “CONS EP VOL. 3”

Us Women: “Girl in a Band”

An open letter to Kim Gordon

WATCH: Check Out Thurston Moore’s Creepy/Beautiful Video For “Speak To The Wild”

In anticipation of this week’s release of The Best Day, Thurston Moore’s first solo release since the dissolution of Sonic Youth (not to mention his…

Kim Gordon’s Memoir “Girl in a Band” Is Set for a February Release

Kim Gordon was a Girl in a Band, and now she has a book telling us about what that was like. Her memoir is said to give…

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