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Utrecht’s Le Guess Who? Isn’t Like Any Festival You’ll See In The USA

These days, whenever all the big-name American festivals start to announce their lineups for the year, there's inevitably a certain, noticeable same-ness. It's a consequence…
Ryan Leas | November 14, 2017 - 4:34 pm

Essay

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:…
Doug Bleggi | February 4, 2015 - 1:50 pm

Interview

Stereogum Q&A: Thurston Moore

Tomorrow night (4/7) at 11PM, we offer a new installment of our ongoing Tuesday series Sessions at Santa's with Spencer Sweeney. This one's curated by…
Brandon Stosuy | April 6, 2009 - 9:30 am

More Thurston Moore stories

Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, Tunde Adebimpe Urge Nick Cave To Cancel Israel Concerts

One of the most controversial music stories of the year was Radiohead's decision to perform in Tel Aviv in July, which resulted in a series…
Chris DeVille | October 30, 2017 - 9:20 am

Thurston Moore Announces Collaborative Album With This Heat’s Charles Hayward

Thurston Moore released a new solo album, Rock N Roll Consciousness, earlier this year, and today he's announced that he also recorded a new collaborative…
James Rettig | October 24, 2017 - 2:52 pm

Thurston Moore – “Aphrodite” Video

Last month, the former Sonic Youth co-leader Thurston Moore released his solo album Rock N Roll Consciousness, easily the best thing he's done since his…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2017 - 10:47 am

Stream Thurston Moore Rock N Roll Consciousness

It's been six years since the end of Sonic Youth and nearly three since Thurston Moore's last solo album, and now the band's former co-leader…
Peter Helman | April 27, 2017 - 11:45 pm

Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, Tunde Adebimpe, & More Urge Radiohead To Cancel Israel Show

Radiohead are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv this summer, the band's fourth overall performance in Israel but first since 2000. It's a controversial choice…
Chris DeVille | April 24, 2017 - 11:37 am

Irmin Schmidt, Malcolm Mooney, & Thurston Moore Play “The Can Project” In London

Members of Can reunited as "the Can Project" for a special 50th anniversary show at London's Barbican Hall last night. After founding member Irmin Schmidt…
Peter Helman | April 9, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Thurston Moore – “Smoke Of Dreams” Video

The man certainly has his baggage, but the former Sonic Youth co-leader Thurston Moore still knows how to put together a splintered, magnetic rock song.
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2017 - 9:44 am

Thurston Moore – “Cease Fire”

Six years after the demise of Sonic Youth and two and a half years after the release of The Best Day, his last solo album,…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2017 - 9:27 am

Watch Iggy Pop & Thurston Moore Hang Out In New Documentary

With the Stooges and Sonic Youth, as well as their various other endeavors, Iggy Pop and Thurston Moore helped expand ideas about how noisy and…
Tom Breihan | December 27, 2016 - 12:13 pm

Can Members To Reunite For 50th Anniversary Show

Members of Can will reunite as "the Can Project" for a special one-off show at London's Barbican Hall in April, Pitchfork reports. Founding member Irmin…
Peter Helman | November 11, 2016 - 9:30 pm

Thurston Moore – “Chelsea’s Kiss”

Yesterday, Thurston Moore announced that he would be releasing a tape on Cassette Store Day featuring two new songs -- "Chelsea's Kiss" and "Sad Saturday"
James Rettig | September 22, 2016 - 9:26 am

Thurston Moore Announces Cassette Single In Support Of Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning is a former soldier in the US Army and she was imprisoned after leaking classified information to WikiLeaks. She has been held at…
Collin Robinson | September 21, 2016 - 11:53 am

Thurston Moore Made A Song With Bernie Sanders

Thurston Moore, the former Sonic Youth co-leader, did not actually head into the studio to cut a record with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, amazing though…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2016 - 1:14 pm

Thurston Moore: “I Find It Really Strange That I Get Demonized For The Break-Up Of Sonic Youth”

Sonic Youth broke up because Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon, the couple at the center of the band for than three decades, broke up. Moore…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2016 - 3:31 pm
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