Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore – “Mx Liberty”

The former Sonic Youth co-leader Thurston Moore remains busy. Last year, Moore released the solo album Rock N Roll Consciousness and teamed up with This Heat’s Charles…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / February 1, 2018

Thurston Moore Announces Collaborative Album With This Heat’s Charles Hayward, Shares Studio Video

Rock n Roll Consciousness, Thurston Moore's second post-Sonic Youth solo album, was sprawling and meditative, heavy on melody and repetition. It was not a bad record…
Andy Cush / October 24, 2017

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

Thurston Moore, Against Me!, Tom Morello Contribute to Chelsea Manning Benefit Compilation

Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is set to be released from military prison tomorrow, after former President Barack Obama commuted her 35-year sentence for…
Anna Gaca / May 16, 2017

Stream Thurston Moore’s New Album Rock N Roll Consciousness

Tonight Thurston Moore, formerly of Sonic Youth, dropped his fifth album solo album, Rock N Roll Consciousness. This marks his second since the dissolution of Sonic Youth,…
Ian Servantes / April 28, 2017

Review: Thurston Moore’s Rock n Roll Consciousness Is His Most Transportive Solo Record Yet

In the wake of 1995’s Psychic Hearts—a sinewy, endless grab-bag—Thurston Moore’s singer-songwriter albums strained to find an identity independent of Sonic Youth. This was a…
Raymond Cummings / April 27, 2017

Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, Tunde Adebimpe, & More Urge Radiohead to Cancel Israel Show

Radiohead are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv this summer, the band’s fourth overall performance in Israel but first since 2000. It’s a controversial choice…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / April 24, 2017

Thurston Moore Announces New Album, Shares Single “Smoke of Dreams”

Thurston Moore has pushed his solo career into overdrive in recent years. Following 2011's Demolished Thoughts, 2014's The Best Day, and a few recent singles in…
Rob Arcand / March 22, 2017

New Music: Thurston Moore – “Cease Fire”

Former Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore has kicked off March with his new song "Cease Fire." The nefarious multi-section number is a direct commentary on gun…
Brian Josephs / March 1, 2017

Oral Discography of Thurston Moore to Feature Lee Ranaldo, Nels Cline, Michael Gira, and More

A new "oral discography" book on Sonic Youth co-founder and noise rock pioneer Thurston Moore is due out in two months. Nick Soulsby's We Sing a New…
Anna Gaca / January 17, 2017

Watch Iggy Pop and Thurston Moore Cover Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode” in New Documentary

Rough Trade named Iggy Pop's Post Pop Depression its album of the year for 2016, and to commemorate the occasion, the record store produced a short film titled I've…
Andy Cush / December 27, 2016

Thurston Moore Is Releasing a Song About Chelsea Manning

Thurston Moore is set to release a new song in support of imprisoned U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning. It's titled "Chelsea's Kiss," and it arrives October 8…
Anna Gaca / September 21, 2016

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
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