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Thurston Moore – “It Didn’t Work Out” (Michael Chapman Cover)

Thurston Moore has long admired the British avant-folk pioneer Michael Chapman, and now he's recorded his own tangled acoustic cover of Chapman's 1969 song "It
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2012 - 9:11 am

Lee Ranaldo – “Angles” Video

Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo released his solo album Between The Times And The Tides last week, and we've already posted his video for "Off The
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2012 - 12:11 pm

Stream Lee Ranaldo Between The Times And The Tides

For the time being, Lee Ranaldo is still a member of Sonic Youth, though god knows how long that'll last. Rumor has it that they'll…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2012 - 10:24 am


The Simpsons’ 10 Greatest Rock Moments

With the 500th episode of The Simpsons airing last Sunday, the last few weeks have been a celebration of everything Simpsons, where all your favorite…
Corban Goble | February 23, 2012 - 12:02 pm

Lee Ranaldo – “Off The Wall”

A word on naming your songs: Generally speaking, a song title like "Off The Wall" (or "Thriller," for that matter) should be way off-limits for…
Amrit Singh | January 13, 2012 - 9:47 am


The 10 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2011

Back in the day, when two artists didn't like each other, they'd deal with it in relatively low-profile ways: A snippy backstage comment, or a…
Tom Breihan | December 29, 2011 - 10:19 am

In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2011

In September we toasted the best new bands of 2011. Bright futures for those guys! But come this time of year it's also important to…
Scott Lapatine | December 26, 2011 - 11:05 am

Thurston Moore & Kim Gordon Separate

Sad news from Sonic Youth camp. This statement comes via Matador Records: Musicians Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, married in 1984, are announcing they…
Scott Lapatine | October 14, 2011 - 8:10 pm

Wavves – “100%” (Sonic Youth Cover)

On his Twitter this afternoon, Wavves main man Nathan Williams posted an out-of-nowhere cover of Sonic Youth's classic Dirty opener "100%," claiming that he recorded…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Thurston Moore Brings “Benediction” To Letterman

Last night, Sonic Youth figurehead brought "Benediction" to Letterman's stage. Check it: …
Corban Goble | September 1, 2011 - 11:27 am

Thurston Moore – “Circulation” Video

Rose Mackey directed this video for "Circulation," the third track on Thurston Moore's pretty, Beck-produced solo album Demolished Thoughts. Moore had this to say about…
Brandon Stosuy | July 14, 2011 - 11:09 am

Thurston Moore Plays Solo, And Bob Mould Joins The Roots, On Fallon

Thurston Moore brought two Demolished Thoughts tracks to Jimmy Fallon last night: He played "Circulation" on-air and "Blood Never Lies" as a web exclusive with…
Brandon Stosuy | June 23, 2011 - 11:45 am

Our Band Could Be Your Life Tribute @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 5/22/11

It's ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY '80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music…
Amrit Singh | May 23, 2011 - 10:01 am

Thurston Moore – “Benediction” (Produced By Beck)

Thurston Moore's newest solo album, the Beck Hansen-produced Demolished Thoughts, is out in May via Matador. It was recorded in Los Angeles and Northampton, MA.
Brandon Stosuy | March 22, 2011 - 4:19 pm

Thurston Reponds To Albini Dis

In a Maximumrocknroll GQ interview this past fall Steve Albini called Sonic Youth an embarrassment, saying he considers them friends, but also considers their jump…
Brandon Stosuy | February 9, 2011 - 12:42 pm