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The Verge
Deerhoof's new album proves they're still one of the coolest bands workingkind of group that opens doors to dozens of different sounds and scenes and inv
Deerhoof's new album proves they're still one of the coolest bands working
The Verge / Posted 3 days ago
kind of group that opens doors to dozens of different sounds and scenes and invites their listeners to explore. Stereolab, Sonic Youth, The Velvet Underground, more recent art-rock like No Age and Dirty Projectors, prog and no wave and contemporary... Read more
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Pitchfork
“Missilebones” [ft. Shelley Hirsch] by Notekillers Reviewone person had been a Notekillers fan: Thurston Moore, who later cited one of t
“Missilebones” [ft. Shelley Hirsch] by Notekillers Review
Pitchfork / Posted 4 days ago
one person had been a Notekillers fan: Thurston Moore, who later cited one of the band’s singles as an inspiration behind Sonic Youth. With that vote of confidence, Notekillers reunited, putting out a sharp comeback album in 2010. “Missilebones”... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, June 23, 2016Metzler is 65. "American Idol" ex-judge Randy Jackson is 60. Actress Frances Mc
This day in history, June 23, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Metzler is 65. "American Idol" ex-judge Randy Jackson is 60. Actress Frances McDormand is 59. Rock musician Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth) is 54. Actor Paul La Greca is 54. Writer-director Joss Whedon is 52. Rhythm-and-blues singer Chico DeBarge is... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Blasts of Staticphone number in all of their liner notes was also a huge driving force in makin
Blasts of Static
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 5 days ago
phone number in all of their liner notes was also a huge driving force in making the studio a major destination (Pavement, Sonic Youth, etc.) as the middle of the decade played out. It could also be argued that this era of the Grifters played a... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryMetzler is 65. "American Idol" ex-judge Randy Jackson is 60. Actress Frances Mc
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
Metzler is 65. "American Idol" ex-judge Randy Jackson is 60. Actress Frances McDormand is 59. Rock musician Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth) is 54. Actor Paul La Greca is 54. Writer-director Joss Whedon is 52. Rhythm-and-blues singer Chico DeBarge is... Read more
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The Verge
Mitski's new album Puberty 2 will make you feel like a teen againfitting ancestor because there aren’t many other people who can slap beauty and
Mitski's new album Puberty 2 will make you feel like a teen again
The Verge / Posted 10 days ago
fitting ancestor because there aren’t many other people who can slap beauty and brutality together like pancakes this way. (Sonic Youth could do it, too, and you can hear their spirit in the desert highway rumble of "Dan the Dancer.") It’s... Read more
11d
iol.co.za
San Fran, the coastal cradle of hippiedomHowlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, The Who, The Dead Kennedys, Smashing Pumpkins, Coun
San Fran, the coastal cradle of hippiedom
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, The Who, The Dead Kennedys, Smashing Pumpkins, Counting Crows, No Doubt, Radiohead, The Cure, Sonic Youth, Prince and The White Stripes. Just to be at the venue that has hosted those big names was special. That night... Read more
11d
Billboard
All Tomorrow's Parties Bites The DustPavement, The Flaming Lips, The Breeders, My Bloody Valentine, Portishead, Mudh
All Tomorrow's Parties Bites The Dust
Billboard / Posted 11 days ago
Pavement, The Flaming Lips, The Breeders, My Bloody Valentine, Portishead, Mudhoney, The Mars Volta, Vincent Gallo, Mogwai, Sonic Youth, Modest Mouse and Simpsons' creator Matt Groening are among the many acts who've played or curated ATP events... Read more
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Pitchfork
Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood Talks A Moon Shaped Pool, Pixies, Pavement, More in New Interviewhis love of the Pixies and Pavement, Radiohead’s reluctance to hew to industry
Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood Talks A Moon Shaped Pool, Pixies, Pavement, More in New Interview
Pitchfork / Posted 15 days ago
his love of the Pixies and Pavement, Radiohead’s reluctance to hew to industry standards (“In our heads, we still wanna be Sonic Youth”), and whether he’ll revive his original role as the band’s harmonica soloist (“I’m waiting for the moment”).... Read more
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People Magazine
21 Things You Might Not Have Known About Ferris Bueller's Day Offup during filming and subsequently forgot to plug it back in, causing all the B
21 Things You Might Not Have Known About Ferris Bueller's Day Off
People Magazine / Posted 16 days ago
up during filming and subsequently forgot to plug it back in, causing all the Balkmans' food to spoil. 16. A member of Sonic Youth is in the filmThat would be Richard Edson, the legendary grunge indie/grunge band's original drummer (from... Read more
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NJ.com
40 years later, The Feelies set to celebrate a pioneering careera little too ahead of its time — the first crest before New Wave. The band did
40 years later, The Feelies set to celebrate a pioneering career
NJ.com / Posted 18 days ago
a little too ahead of its time — the first crest before New Wave. The band didn't reform until 2008, for a gig opening for Sonic Youth at Battery Park in New York, after years of keeping little touch. "The impetus for (Million) and I speaking... Read more
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Pitchfork
White Zombie: It Came From N.Y.C. Album Reviewwhile White Zombie were making records and playing shows, they were operating i
White Zombie: It Came From N.Y.C. Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 21 days ago
while White Zombie were making records and playing shows, they were operating in the same New York underground as Swans and Sonic Youth. After they dumped Jeffs, they looked for a guitarist with more specific influences—their ad asked for someone... Read more
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Pitchfork
“Medicine” by Pill Reviewfractured bass, and pummeling drums, all topped with Torres at her at her blasé
“Medicine” by Pill Review
Pitchfork / Posted 23 days ago
fractured bass, and pummeling drums, all topped with Torres at her at her blasé best. What separates Pill from past Sonic Youth acolytes, other than sharp execution, is a refreshing sense of play. Yes, there’s a dizzying druginess to... Read more
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New York Magazine
To Skydive or Not to Skydive: That Is, Apparently, Bernie Sanders’s Questiona tandem dive of her own, or else drop a single with Kim Gordon. While those th
To Skydive or Not to Skydive: That Is, Apparently, Bernie Sanders’s Question
New York Magazine / Posted 24 days ago
a tandem dive of her own, or else drop a single with Kim Gordon. While those things may play fine in a Democratic primary, there are plenty of swing voters in Cuyahoga County who think skydiving is unsafe and that Sonic Youth is extremely overr... Read more
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Faster Louder
Garbage: "We can’t compete with all the hipster young bands out there"Over the last 30 years he has produced some of alt rock’s biggest names, includ
Garbage: "We can’t compete with all the hipster young bands out there"
Faster Louder / Posted 25 days ago
Over the last 30 years he has produced some of alt rock’s biggest names, including records by the Foo Fighters, Green Day, Sonic Youth, The Smashing Pumpkins and, of course, the album that in his own words “changed his life,” Nirvana’s Nevermind.... Read more
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Billboard
From Bernie Sanders To Richard Nixon: When Politicians Try To RockNoise announced that it will issue 1,000 hand-numbered copies of "Feel It In Yo
From Bernie Sanders To Richard Nixon: When Politicians Try To Rock
Billboard / Posted 25 days ago
Noise announced that it will issue 1,000 hand-numbered copies of "Feel It In Your Guts," a collaboration between former Sonic Youth co-founder Thurston Moore and Sanders, whose speeches the single samples. Which got us thinking about candidates... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
The Soulful Crossover of Kamasi Washington - By David Fricke — Jazz ArticlesPhish fans in New York. In 1999 I saw the late avant-tenor titan David S. Ware
The Soulful Crossover of Kamasi Washington - By David Fricke — Jazz Articles
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 26 days ago
Phish fans in New York. In 1999 I saw the late avant-tenor titan David S. Ware open a New York concert for the rock band Sonic Youth, shredding the air with his reconception of “The Way We Were.” Later, when I spoke to Ware for liner notes to his... Read more
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examiner.com
Day two: BottleRock 2016knit and catchy pop structure of Taxes music is propelled by a somewhat rough a
Day two: BottleRock 2016
examiner.com / Posted 29 days ago
knit and catchy pop structure of Taxes music is propelled by a somewhat rough and gritty wall of noise reminiscent of Sonic Youth/Fugazi/New Radiant Storm King. Taxes makes pop music for people who cut their teeth while listening to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
White Oak Music Hall throws Memorial Day festival to welcome back summerBlowout" the bill included the Flaming Lips, Roky Erickson, Lucero, Title Fight
White Oak Music Hall throws Memorial Day festival to welcome back summer
Houston Chronicle / Posted a month ago
Blowout" the bill included the Flaming Lips, Roky Erickson, Lucero, Title Fight, Nada Surf, Body/Head (a duo featuring ex-Sonic Youth member Kim Gordon and Bill Nace), plus Diiv, Adia Victoria, Moving Panoramas. Houston acts Lost Element and We... Read more

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