Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore Put Bernie Sanders on a Song

Former Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore has released a new track called "Feel It in Your Guts," which features none other than Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie…
Dan Weiss / June 1, 2016

Thurston Moore Finds It ‘Really Strange’ He’s Blamed for Breaking Up Sonic Youth

Thurston Moore has revealed that Sonic Youth's dissolution, announced at what turned out to be the band's final show in Sao Paulo in 2011, was…
Harley Brown / January 19, 2016

Watch Sun Kil Moon Play With Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley

Sun Kil Moon and the Thurston Moore Band performed together at last weekend's Latitude Festival in the U.K., where they also happened to be doing back-to-back…
Rachel Brodsky / July 24, 2015

Thurston Moore and Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina Discuss Putin and FIFA

Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore was playing a show with his band in London yesterday when the post-punk great was joined by a member of the…
James Grebey / July 7, 2015

Beck and Thurston Moore Journey to the Old West for Doug Aitken’s ‘Station To Station’

Beck's show at London's Barbican Centre took a Western turn last night, where he and Thurston Moore performed a part of Doug Aitken's Station to…
Rachel Brodsky / June 30, 2015

Beck and Thurston Moore Plot One-Off Multimedia Performance in London

Beck has been announced as the last edition to the London installment of Doug Aitken's Station to Station festival. But lest you think that he'lll…
Colin Joyce / June 19, 2015

Primavera Sound 2015 Live Stream: The Strokes, Sleater-Kinney, Thurston Moore, and More

This year's iteration of Barcelona's Primavera Sound Festival starts today. The stacked lineup totally merits a trek to Spain, but if you're stuck at home,…
Colin Joyce / May 28, 2015

Tom Morello and M.I.A. Stump for Edward Snowden

Who knew that all it would take to form a semi-musical supergroup with such artists as M.I.A. and Tom Morello was infamous whistleblower Edward Snowden and others…
Brennan Carley / November 10, 2014

Q&A: Thurston Moore Talks New Solo Album and How to Compose a Power-Drill Solo

For nearly three decades, Thurston Moore led the hugely influential Sonic Youth, the only "noise" band to ever appear on The Simpsons. His highly unorthodox…
Dan Weiss / October 29, 2014

Thurston Moore’s ‘Speak to the Wild’ Plays Like Creepy Kurosawa

Thurston Moore's new solo album, The Best Day, hits stores tomorrow via Matador after a month-long delay. In preparation for the full-length, the Sonic Youth…
Brennan Carley / October 20, 2014

Thurston Moore Enlists Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine’s Debbie Googe for New Solo Band

In the wake of Sonic Youth's dissolution, main man Thurston Moore has already put together one new band and joined a famous black metal crew, but…
Colin Joyce / August 4, 2014

Hear Iggy Pop and Nick Cave Growl Through Cover of Gun Club’s ‘Nobody’s City’

Gun Club leader Jeffrey Lee Pierce left behind a trove of unfinished material when he died in 1996 from a brain hemorrhage, and his friends…
Dan Reilly / May 2, 2014

Thurston Moore Should Probably Chill With the ‘Gender Fascism’ Talk

"Personal issues are not something I talk about," Thurston Moore said last May. He probably should've stuck with that policy, and now might be a…
Marc Hogan / March 7, 2014

Thurston Moore Is ‘Truly Happy’ With Eva Prinz

Thurston Moore has at last spoken on his separation from Sonic Youth co-founder Kim Gordon and his extramarital relationship with art book editor Eva Prinz. In…
Chris Martins / March 4, 2014

The Horrors Return With Seven Glistening Minutes on ‘I See You’

English shoegaze-makers the Horrors have at last set a date for their fourth album, and they're marking the occasion with a seven-and-a-half-minute song. They've also…
Chris Martins / February 24, 2014

Watch Thurston Moore’s Sweet, Candlelit ‘Heavenmetal’ Video

Perfectly timed for Valentine's Day, Thurston Moore has shared a new music video for pro-love song "Heavenmetal." Filmed and directed in Paris by the artist…
Kyle McGovern / February 14, 2014

Thurston Moore Blows It Up on Activist-Inspired ‘Detonation’

Thurston Moore has no problem throwing a spanner in the works. On Chelsea Light Moving's excellent self-titled album last year, the Sonic Youth leader called…
Marc Hogan / January 22, 2014

Twilight’s First Album With Thurston Moore Will Also Be Their Last

Back in 2012, Thurston Moore revealed that he was joining forces with black metal supergroup Twilight. Now, nearly two years later, Twilight have announced their…
Kyle McGovern / January 16, 2014

Hopscotch 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Red Cups and Sweaty Bodies Everywhere Like South by Southwest minus the infestation of industry vermin and the clumsy bluster of corporate partyzillas, the 2013…
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2013

See Sonic Youth on Tour This Fall — as Three Separate Bands

All four Sonic Youth members are touring this fall — in three separate bands. The quartet hasn't performed together since finishing a South American tour…
Dan Reilly / August 7, 2013
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