Posts tagged "Thurston Moore"

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 Snowde…
By: 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…
By: 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,…
By: 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…
By: 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 friend…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Dan Reilly / August 7, 2013

Thurston Moore Talks About Not Talking About His Marriage Woes on TV

Thurston Moore has been freshly profiled for New York news channel NY1's One on 1 with Budd Mishkin. While you can't watch the…
By: Chris Martins / May 21, 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

Watch Chelsea Light Moving Debut Chocolate-Inspired ‘The Ecstasy’ Live on KEXP

Chelsea Light Moving make artfully messy noise-rock look almost too easy. If Thurston Moore's first album with his expert new band showed Sonic Youth'…
By: Marc Hogan / April 9, 2013

Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon Are Playing Yoko Ono’s Meltdown Fest, But Not Together

Iggy and the Stooges, Patti Smith, Thurston Moore, Savages, and more will all take the stage at this year's Yoko Ono-curated Meltdown Festival.
By: Kyle McGovern / April 4, 2013

Thurston Moore Shreds Mightily on ‘Gleo'; Talk Normal Destroy B-Side

UPDATE: Stereogum is streaming the softly folksy Lou Barlow contribution "Crack and Emerge" along with Dumb Numbers' psych-slacker delight "Last Night I had a…
By: Chris Martins / April 3, 2013

Thurston Moore and Blues Experimentalist Loren Connors to Drop Live Record Store Day LP

No Wave guitar legend, Sonic Youth founder, and Chelsea Light Moving frontman Thurston Moore has got a highly experimental Record Store Day gift in mind…
By: Chris Martins / March 14, 2013
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