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Caught On Tape – “Full Bleed”

Thurston Moore and drummer John Moloney record improvised noise freakouts together under the name Caught On Tape. After releasing three records of untitled, amorphous extended jams, their upcoming album Full Bleed is a bit of a departure, featuring actual song titles and actual song-length songs. As the characteristically cheery Moore declared to Rolling Stone, “We… More »

By: Peter Helman / January 12, 2015 - 2:22 pm

The 15 Most Memorable Moments At Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013

Fun Fun Fun Fest went down this past weekend in Austin, Texas, aka “the Live Music Capital Of The World.” The Fest celebrated its eighth year with headliners M.I.A., Snoop Dogg, and Slayer, along with a stacked lineup that included Ice-T, the Descendents, Kurt Vile, the Julie Ruin, Bleached, Killer Mike, the Men, Chelsea Light… More »

By: Ryan Leas / November 11, 2013 - 2:17 pm

Chelsea Light Moving – “Lip” Video

Given what we now know about Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore’s breakup, we shouldn’t hold our collective breath for a Sonic Youth reunion anytime soon. Instead, we should probably settle in with Moore’s new band Chelsea Light Moving, who have a new video for their skronky hardcore anthem “Lip.” The clip chops up band-performance footage… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 16, 2013 - 3:47 pm

Watch Chelsea Light Moving Play Trevor’s Birthday

A little while back, Thurston Moore jumped into the Brooklyn Vegan comments section to make grandiose claims about his new band Chelsea Light Moving and their live-show plans, writing that they would “detonate any birthday party, wedding or hullabaloo in any country, planet or stratosphere that doesn’t support right wing extremist NRA sucking bozo-ology.” (Thi… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 1, 2013 - 2:01 pm

Stream Chelsea Light Moving Chelsea Light Moving

We’ve already heard four songs from Thurston Moore’s Chelsea Light Moving: “Burroughs,” “Groovy And Linda,” “Empires Of Time,” and “Frank O’Hara Hit.” If you liked those, you’re in luck because today the entire album is streaming online. Check it out at NPR. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 18, 2013 - 10:11 am

Chelsea Light Moving – “Frank O’Hara Hit,” Take 2

Last week, Matador treated us to another song from Thurston Moore’s excellent new post-SY band Chelsea Light Moving called “Frank O’Hara Hit.” Or so we thought. Turns out, the song posted was not “Frank O’Hara Hit” but a different CLM song called “Empires Of Time.” An unforgivable error! Except that this means we get two… More »

By: Michael Nelson / August 2, 2012 - 4:38 pm

Chelsea Light Moving – “Frank O’Hara Hit” “Empires Of Time”

Lately, Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore has been recording and playing shows with a new band called Chelsea Light Moving. We’ve already heard the new tracks “Burroughs” and “Groovy & Linda,” and today, Moore decided to celebrate his 54th birthday by posting a new track called “Frank O’Hara Hit,” named for the late beat poet. The… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 25, 2012 - 4:11 pm

Chelsea Light Moving – “Groovy & Linda”

A couple weeks back we got our first listen to Chelsea Light Moving, the new project from Thurston Moore, along with Keith Wood (of Hush Arbors), Samara Lubelski (of the Sonora Pine, Jackie-O Motherfucker, etc.), and John Moloney (of Sunburned Hand Of The Man). Today, the band gives us a second taste. “Groovy And Linda”… More »

By: Michael Nelson / July 10, 2012 - 6:08 pm

Chelsea Light Moving (Thurston Moore’s New Band) – “Burroughs”

Thurston Moore’s having a busy early summer. Last week, we got to hear his cover of “It Didn’t Work Out,” recorded for the Michael Chapman tribute Oh Michael, Look What You’ve Done: Friends Play Michael Chapman. This week brought the release of “Early In The Morning,” the charity single he recorded with with his ex… More »

By: Michael Nelson / June 22, 2012 - 10:35 am