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Sonic Youth’s January 1989 Daydream Nation Feature: Bring The White Noise

It's 1971, and sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick's tooth hurts like a bitch. He calls the pharmacy, and when he answers the door to receive…
Erik Davis / October 19, 2017

Kim Gordon Gets “Interrogated” About Experimental Music in Bizarre Interview

Huck Magazine took an unusual approach to interviewing Kim Gordon, former Sonic Youth bassist/singer and now Body/Head bandleader: They blindfolded her and questioned her aggressively in a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 10, 2017

Review: Body/Head Draw Narrative From Noise on Impressive Live Album No Waves

No Waves, the title of the second album by Body/Head, presents a double entendre. One meaning is referential: no wave, a nod to the 1970s…
Andy Cush / November 11, 2016

Watch a New Short Film Directed by Carrie Brownstein, Featuring Kim Gordon and Natasha Lyonne

Carrie Brownstein probably has some experience with getting called "mom" on Instagram--the term of endearment preferred by thirsty millennials everywhere to signal their affinity for…
Andy Cush / September 13, 2016

Hear “Murdered Out,” Kim Gordon’s First Song Ever as a Solo Artist

Kim Gordon was always Sonic Youth's most reliable avant-gardist, her contributions over the years taking the band far out into grind, ambience, and abstraction even as her fellow…
Andy Cush / September 12, 2016

Watch a Trailer for Carrie Brownstein’s Short Film Starring Kim Gordon

Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein has written and directed a new short film called The Realest Real for KENZO's fall-winter campaign. Starring Kim Gordon, Laura Harrier, Mahershala Ali,…
Rachel Brodsky / July 13, 2016

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
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