Tag Archives: Sonic Youth

Yoko Ono and Sonic Youth Team Up For a Cause

  Yoko Ono is teaming up with Sonic Youth members Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore to release a benefit single supporting relief work in Japan still affected by the Tsunami in 2011.

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Chris Knox and Tall Dwarfs

Chris Knox and his partnership with Alec Bathgate are the epitomes of the unbelievably under appreciated musicians that your music critic friend always burns onto CDs for you (you throw them out, we know). Based out of New Zealand, Knox … Continue reading

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Saturday Round-up: Couples Bands That Don’t Make Me Want to Puke

I’m not going to lie, the idea of “couples bands” in general is usually too much of a cutesy schtick for me to stomach in the first place. Really? You guys are going to be in love and writing music … Continue reading

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Sonic Youth’s Co-founders End Marriage

First it was R.E.M., is Sonic Youth next?  The popular alternative-punk band has been around for decades, and they may be calling it quits soon thanks to romantic troubles.  Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon, 58, and Thurston Moore, 53,  have announced … Continue reading

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Kurt Vile’s Smoke Ring for My Halo Haunts, Delivers, and Sends Shivers

Kurt Vile’s fourth album, Smoke Ring for My Halo, was finally released this week, and it’s as heaven-sent and eerily ethereal as its title suggests.  The mellow rocker from Philly describes the album as “an epic folk record with rock … Continue reading

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