Posts tagged "Sonic Youth"

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 Maro…
By: Rachel Brodsky / March 26, 2015

Sonic Youth Are Set To Reissue ‘Bad Moon Rising’ This Spring

As each of the members of Sonic Youth continue to go about their own projects, the band as a whole is also i…
By: Colin Joyce / February 28, 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…
By: 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'…
By: Rachel Brodsky / February 3, 2015

Run the Jewels, St. Vincent, and More Create Masterpieces for Art Auction

Gather your complimentary wine and fancy cheeses, as we're going to be discussing art. Specifically, a collection of various works of art made by superstar…
By: James Grebey / November 25, 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…
By: Dan Weiss / October 29, 2014

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…
By: James Grebey / October 8, 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…
By: Colin Joyce / August 4, 2014

Play a Video Game Inspired by Sonic Youth, Swans, Other ‘No Wave’ Bands

Though the members of Sonic Youth, Swans, and The Birthday Party are all still around making music under various guises, they're…
By: Colin Joyce / May 25, 2014

Sonic Youth to Reissue ‘Daydream Nation,’ Early Catalog

Though the exact future of the band is still in doubt following the dissolution of Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore's marriage, there's a…
By: Colin Joyce / May 6, 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…
By: Marc Hogan / March 7, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1992

The 20 best albums of 1992, ranked by SPIN's editors. [This list was originally published in the December 1992 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 13, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1990

SPIN's picks for 1990. [This list was originally published in the December 1990 issue of SPIN.]…
By: Jim Greer / February 13, 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…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 16, 2014

Lee Ranaldo and the Dust Stretch Out on Fall LP’s Blazing ‘Lecce, Leaving’

Lee Ranaldo and the Dust now officially have a fall album on the way in time for their scheduled fall tour, and the first…
By: Marc Hogan / August 13, 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…
By: Dan Reilly / August 7, 2013

Kim Gordon Announces Body/Head Double-Album ‘Coming Apart’

Kim Gordon's Body/Head project will release a full-length album this fall. Coming Apart drops in North America on September 10 and lands in the…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 26, 2013

Chelsea Light Moving Incite an All-Ages Riot With Furious ‘Lip’ Video

Almost two years after Occupy Wall Street, Thurston Moore is encouraging more active dissent. "Get fucking mad / Too fucking bad," the Sonic Youth singer-guitarist…
By: Marc Hogan / May 16, 2013

Kim Gordon Battled Breast Cancer After Thurston Moore’s Marriage-Ending Affair

When Matador announced that Sonic Youth power-couple Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore were separating after 27 years of marriage in late 2011, the label…
By: Nicole Sia / April 22, 2013

Team Ghost Glues Together Sonic Youth, Brian Eno, Clams Casino on ‘Temazepam’ Mixtape

Nicolas Fromageau left M83 not long after the synth-gaze unit explored Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts in 2003. And while Anthony Gonzalez ha…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 16, 2013
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