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Kim Gordon’s New Band, Glitterbust, Just Released Their Debut Single ‘The Highline’

Former Sonic Youth member and author Kim Gordon has just announced details of her new band Glitterbust, a two-person collaboration with Tomorrow Tulips' Alex Knost.
Brennan Carley / February 22, 2016

Kurt Vile Covers Velvet Underground With Kim Gordon, Bob Dylan With Woods in New York

Ground Control Touring, the New York-based booking agency who likely handles tour arrangements for your favorite indie rock band, held a party Wednesday night celebrating…
Colin Joyce / December 3, 2015

Kim Gordon and Bret Easton Ellis Talk Grimes, Spice Girls, and Caitlyn Jenner

Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon made an appearance on Bret Easton Ellis's podcast, where the two talked about a whole host of much-discussed topics, including Grimes, Caitlyn…
James Grebey / October 20, 2015

Kim Gordon Interviews Kindred Spirit Kurt Vile

It has been quite the several weeks of musician-to-musician interviews: first Julian Casablancas and Dev Hynes interviewed each other for Oyster, and now Kurt Vile (whose…
Harley Brown / September 22, 2015

Kim Gordon Beats Peaches Into Shape in Their Wild, Wrestling-Themed ‘Close Up’ Video

When drone-pop superstar Peaches announced her upcoming album — the oh-so PC-titled Rub — one track on the list stood particularly out from the rest: "Close Up,"
Brennan Carley / August 18, 2015

Kim Gordon and J Mascis Team Up on Feedback-Heavy ‘Slow Boy’

Kim Gordon and J Mascis, who are still buds from their respective years spent in Sonic Youth and Dinosaur Jr., have teamed up on a…
Rachel Brodsky / June 8, 2015

Kim Gordon Covers Unconventional Songwriting, ‘Rock Guys,’ and More on ‘WTF With Marc Maron’

Done conversing with Carrie Brownstein and the New York Times, former Sonic Youth member Kim Gordon is now visiting Marc Maron for an interview on…
Rachel Brodsky / March 26, 2015

See Carrie Brownstein Interview Kim Gordon About Her Memoir

Kim Gordon found a fun way to promote her fascinating and revealing new autobiography, Girl in a Band: be interviewed by Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein. The two…
James Grebey / March 12, 2015

Kim Gordon Calls Out Lana Del Rey’s Feminism Stance, Depressive ‘Persona’ in New Memoir

UPDATE: The excerpt on which SPIN originally reported has been edited for the book's final version. In the original galley, the Girl in a Band excerpt mentioning Lana Del…
Brennan Carley / February 20, 2015

Kim Gordon Writes About Nirvana’s ‘Charismatic’ Live Shows in New Memoir

Shortly after publishing an excerpt of her forthcoming memoir, Girl in a Band, Kim Gordon has released another portion of the book via the Guardian.
Rachel Brodsky / February 6, 2015

Kim Gordon Details Split From Thurston Moore, Calls Courtney Love ‘Mentally Ill’ in New Memoir

Kim Gordon will soon release her new memoir, Girl in a Band, an excerpt of which she recently released in Vogue's February issue. The details…
Rachel Brodsky / February 3, 2015

Kim Gordon’s Eagerly Anticipated Memoir, ‘Girl in a Band,’ Will Be Released Next Year

Kim Gordon's memoir detailing her life and Sonic Youth's rise to prominence and eventual breakup finally has a release date, the first we've heard about…
James Grebey / October 8, 2014

Courtney Love, Kim Gordon, Yoko Ono Help Kickstart Online School for Girls

All-girls schools run by the Catholic Church are all too familiar, but can you imagine one that's supported by forward-thinking art figures like Courtney Love,…
Colin Joyce / July 27, 2014

Arcade Fire and Kim Gordon Come Together in Trailer for Marcel Dzama Film

Three members of Arcade Fire have written and recorded the score for a silent film starring Kim Gordon called Une Danse Des Bouffons ("The Jester's Dance")…
Colin Stutz / June 27, 2014

Watch Nirvana’s Entire Rock Hall Night, With Courtney Love, Lorde, and More

The highlight of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was inarguably the final portion of the evening, when Nirvana were honored for…
Dan Reilly / June 2, 2014

Nirvana Follow Rock Hall Induction With Guest-Packed Secret Show

Nirvana's performances last night didn't end with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, where the band's surviving members played with Joan Jett,…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2014

Stream Jenny Lewis’ ‘Completely Not Me,’ From Kim Gordon’s ‘Girls’ Episode

Girls' two-part season premiere included at least a couple of points of interest for music fans, and one of them is now streaming for free…
Marc Hogan / January 13, 2014

See Kathleen Hanna and Kim Gordon Talk Kurt Cobain in ‘The Punk Singer’ Clip

The Punk Singer, a documentary that focuses on the life, career, and influence of SPIN cover star Kathleen Hanna, will be released in select movie…
Kyle McGovern / November 26, 2013

Walking on Thin Ice: A Career-Spanning Conversation With Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono is the muse. Not just for John Lennon, whose love and devotion for her resulted in some of the most beautiful, and most…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd / November 6, 2013

Watch Kim Gordon’s Grainy, No Wave Short Film About 1980s Club Culture

Long before Kim Gordon was a cooler-than-thou multimedia artist in Body/Head, she was a cooler-than-thou multimedia artist in Sonic Youth. In the '80s, Gordon and…
Kyle McGovern / October 14, 2013
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