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Thurston Moore – “The Best Day”

Earlier this month, we learned that Thurston Moore had formed a new band with his former Sonic Youth bandmate Steve Shelly and with My Bloody…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2014 - 10:33 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…
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…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2014 - 12:11 pm

Thurston Moore – “Detonation”

Given all the sneaking around he's become notorious for, I'm kind of taken aback that the first word out of Thurston Moore's mouth on "Detonation"
Chris DeVille | January 22, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Watch Lee Ranaldo And The Dust Play Conan

In the Thurston Moore/Kim Gordon breakup, neither one got custody of Lee Ranaldo or Steve Shelly. Instead, Ranaldo and Shelly, the two former Sonic Youth…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2013 - 9:24 am

Watch “Lee Ranaldo Wants To Teach You Guitar”

Throughout his three decades with Sonic Youth and as a solo act, Lee Ranaldo has discovered countless ways to wring noise out of his guitar.
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2013 - 10:53 am

Lee Ranaldo And The Dust – “Ambulancer”

In the midst of all the focus on what Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore are doing in the wake of Sonic Youth's demise, it's easy…
Miles Bowe | September 27, 2013 - 5:57 pm

Lee Ranaldo And The Dust – “Lecce, Leaving”

Lee Ranaldo, who I guess we're going to have to start referring to as "former Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo," was the first SY member…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2013 - 11:41 am

Interview

Q&A: Kim Gordon On Body/Head’s Coming Apart And Life After Sonic Youth

Few people seem to be having a busier year than Kim Gordon. In the wake of Sonic Youth's much talked about demise (and the end…
T. Cole Rachel | June 26, 2013 - 10:21 am

Kim Gordon Details Breakup In Elle

When Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore announced they were separating, the response was a collective "Nooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!" It was hard to believe the First Couple Of…
Michael Nelson | April 22, 2013 - 4:26 pm

Sonic Youth: “Intro/Brave Men Run (In My Family)” [Live]

On 11/13, Sonic Youth will release Sonic Youth – Smart Bar – Chicago 1985, recorded on 8/11/1985, during the band's tour behind Bad Moon Rising.
Michael Nelson | October 16, 2012 - 1:25 pm

List

The 10 Best Indie Rock Documentaries

In a perfect world, all albums would be self-contained universes. A good album can communicate complex emotions and ideas with the aid of just a…
Doug Moore | September 18, 2012 - 2:26 pm

Counting Down

Sonic Youth Albums From Worst To Best

It is difficult to imagine indie rock without Sonic Youth. Only the Velvet Underground can reasonably boast a more important alternative history to the grand…
James Jackson Toth | September 6, 2012 - 4:31 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…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2012 - 4:11 pm

The Anniversary

Dirty Turns 20

My favorite moment from Sonic Youth's bazillion-year history comes just after the four-minute mark of "Sugar Kane," the third single from Dirty. The band has…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2012 - 12:59 pm
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