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Kurt Vile – “Pretty Pimpin” Video + b’lieve i’m goin down… Details

The first single from Kurt Vile’s heavily anticipated new album b’lieve i’m goin down… is the intriguingly titled “Pretty Pimpin.” It’s got more momentum than your average Vile song, though its urgent heartland rock sound is still tinged with his usual sighing melancholy. “All I want is to just have fun/ Live my life like… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 21, 2015 - 12:02 pm

J Mascis & Kim Gordon – “Slow Boy”

J Mascis and Kim Gordon are old friends. They used to live near each other in Amherst, Massachusetts, and they’ve shared stages a few times. They’re also crucial parts of two enormously important bands from the ’80s Our Band Could Be Your Life era of American underground rock. And now they’ve made a song together. More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 8, 2015 - 11:10 am

Listen To Kim Gordon On Marc Maron’s WTF

Kim Gordon was the guest on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast this week, fresh off of the release of her headline-grabbing memoir Girl In A Band. Maron’s interviews are characteristically lengthy and winding, allowing them to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time. In this one, Gordon expands on a lot of… More »

By: James Rettig / March 26, 2015 - 8:43 am

Watch Carrie Brownstein Interview Kim Gordon On Her Memoir Girl In A Band

Last month, Kim Gordon published her memoir, Girl In A Band, a book that chronicles the Sonic Youth member’s life as an artist, musician, and mother, as well her romantic relationship with bandmate Thurston Moore. On March 10, Gordon was interviewed by Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein at San Francisco’s Jewish Community Center as part of their… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 12, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Kim Gordon Expands Upon Lana Del Rey Diss: “She’s A Female Chris Isaak”

Kim Gordon has been doing quite a bit of press for the release of her memoir, Girl In A Band, which came out Tuesday, and her comments about Lana Del Rey have become something of a focal point. In the book, Gordon decries the pop star’s blasé attitude toward feminism, including the especially harsh comment… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 26, 2015 - 1:50 pm

Kim Gordon – “Close Your Eyes”

Kim Gordon, once of Sonic Youth, will publish her much-anticipated memoir Girl In A Band on Tuesday, and we already know that the book has some cold words for Courtney Love, Billy Corgan, Lana Del Rey, and, of course, Gordon’s ex-husband Thurston Moore. We did now, however, know that Gordon was working on solo music. More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 20, 2015 - 3:20 pm

Kim Gordon Trashes Lana Del Rey: “[She] Doesn’t Even Know What Feminism Is”

In Kim Gordon’s new memoir, Girl In A Band, she has some harsh words for Lana Del Rey in response to her comments about feminism, which Del Rey rejected in an interview with The FADER last year. Gordon writes:… More »

By: James Rettig / February 19, 2015 - 6:56 pm

What Kim Gordon’s Girl In A Band Reveals About The End Of Her Marriage And The Last Days Of Sonic Youth

In David Browne’s 2008 biography of Sonic Youth, Goodbye 20th Century, he writes on the group’s lasting stability:… More »

By: Douglas Bleggi / February 4, 2015 - 1:50 pm

Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon Has Some Harsh Words For Courtney Love And Billy Corgan In New Memoir

Kim Gordon’s memoir, Girl In A Band, is out next month, and while I personally haven’t read the thing, what little I’ve read about it suggests it’s going to be totally fascinating. The new issue of Vogue includes an excerpt, in which Gordon offers some details about her move to New York City in 1979… More »

By: Michael Nelson / February 3, 2015 - 4:34 pm

Kim Gordon’s Memoir Girl In A Band Gets Release Date, Cover

After much anticipation, Girl In A Band, the memoir chronicling Kim Gordon’s career in music as well as her personal life, will hit the shelves February 24, 2015. This is the first update on her memoir since last year, when she announced her plans to release it. According to a press release, the memoir will… More »

By: Maggie Stamets / October 8, 2014 - 2:09 pm

Check Out Grimes’ Rodarte Playlist Feat. The Cranberries, Roy Orbison, & J.Lo

There are a lot of different facets to Grimes and her whole project, but one of those facets is this: She is going to convince you, no matter how hard you might fight it, that pop music is awesome. To that end, she will confront you with the things you think you hate, and she… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 8, 2014 - 9:00 am

Ray & Remora – “Gold Soundz” Video (Feat. Stephen Malkmus, Kim Gordon, Jeff Goldblum)

We at Stereogum are apparently not the only people obsessed with celebrating shit from 1994 on its 20th anniversary; the synthpop duo Ray & Remora pay tribute to the entire year on their new 1994 EP, which includes covers of songs by Guided By Voices, Superchunk, Weezer, Sebadoh, and Dinosaur Jr. There’s also a cutesy… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 12, 2014 - 3:11 pm

Watch Nirvana’s Entire Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction And Performance

This past weekend, HBO aired the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s 2014 Induction Ceremony, including the induction of Nirvana and subsequent performances, and a video of the entire Nirvana segment has surfaced online. The ceremony contains performances from the surviving members of Nirvana with guest vocalists including Joan Jett, Annie Clark, Kim Gordon, and… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 2, 2014 - 11:19 am

Watch Video From Nirvana & Friends’ Secret Show At Saint Vitus Last Night

Last night, the surviving members of Nirvana made a surprising and awesome decision. On their way into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, those members played the ceremony, with a succession of badass ladies filling in for Kurt Cobain: Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent, Lorde. And after the ceremony, this mutant version of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 11, 2014 - 8:55 am

Watch Nirvana Play With Lorde, St. Vincent, Kim Gordon, & Joan Jett At Their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

So the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony happened at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, and this year, it’s relevant to your interests! As you might have heard, Nirvana were inducted by R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe (“They were singular and loud and melodic and deeply original,” he said of the band), and after much consternationMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2014 - 12:03 am

Thurston Moore: “Jezebel Is Gender Fascism”

Thurston Moore’s campaign to turn the internet against him rolls on. Earlier this week the former Sonic Youth frontman told The Fly that the affair that sunk his 27-year marriage to Sonic Youth bandmate Kim Gordon carried on in secret for several years before he and Gordon called it quits, that he was bummed out… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 7, 2014 - 11:49 am

Thurston Moore On His Marriage-Ending Affair: “I’m In A Really Romantic Place”

Sonic Youth co-leaders Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon announced in 2011 that they were separating after 27 years of marriage, and talking to Elle last year, Gordon painted a sad picture of the breakup: “It ended in a kind of normal way — midlife crisis, starstruck woman.” Gordon never named the woman who Moore wa… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 4, 2014 - 12:11 pm

Watch Kim Gordon On Girls

Last night, Girls returned for a third season on HBO, debuting two new episodes. This was great for many reasons, and one of those reasons was this: We got to hear Kim Gordon say, “She’s a bitch. That’s my experience.” The former Sonic Youth and current Body/Head member, who’s never worn a fucking scrunchy i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 13, 2014 - 12:19 pm

Stream Body/Head Coming Apart

Since the twin dissolutions of both her marriage and her band Sonic Youth, Kim Gordon has teamed up with Bill Nace to form a new drone-rock duo called Body/Head. Coming Apart, their debut album, is all squalid fuzz-drones and sleepy-eyed beat-poetry excursions, like the Gordon-fronted parts of a Sonic Youth album if they were drained… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 3, 2013 - 11:55 am

Body/Head – “Actress”

We’ve heard a lot from Kim Gordon this year, from emotional reveals to our extensive chat with her about what life is in store for her after Sonic Youth. Her noise duo with Bill Nace, Body/Head, has been performing live for a spell but with “Actress,” we get our first real taste of their upcoming… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / August 19, 2013 - 3:58 pm
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