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ABC News
Column: How Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Made It Safe to Be DifferentThe album was also their major-label debut as the band shifted over to DGC reco
Column: How Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Made It Safe to Be Different
ABC News / Posted 7 hours ago
The album was also their major-label debut as the band shifted over to DGC records in part because it was also the home of Sonic Youth. It’s strange to think that the time since Nirvana released “Nevermind,” is one year longer than the age of Kurt... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
The Art of Starting Overwill be in for a treat. Kim Gordon/ Murdered Out After more than three decade
The Art of Starting Over
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 hours ago
will be in for a treat. Kim Gordon/ Murdered Out After more than three decades in the music industry, Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth fame has finally released a single under her own name. A collaboration between Gordon and producer Justin Raisen,... Read more
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Billboard
Kurt Cobain Shares Favorite Bands, Views on Vanilla Ice in 25-Year Old Rediscovered Interviewwe’re going over to Europe. We’re going to play the Reading Festival and a week
Kurt Cobain Shares Favorite Bands, Views on Vanilla Ice in 25-Year Old Rediscovered Interview
Billboard / Posted yesterday
we’re going over to Europe. We’re going to play the Reading Festival and a week’s worth of dates in Germany with Sonic Youth. “ It was Sonic Youth that pushed you in the direction of Geffen? “Um, the fact of them being on the label had... Read more
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Billboard
'Nevermind' at 25: Why Nirvana's Breakthrough Was (And Wasn't) Revolutionaryanyone for “selling out” -- not when The Clash and Sex Pistols had been on majo
'Nevermind' at 25: Why Nirvana's Breakthrough Was (And Wasn't) Revolutionary
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
anyone for “selling out” -- not when The Clash and Sex Pistols had been on majors and he’d himself picked Geffen because Sonic Youth got there first. In his 2013 keynote address at SXSW, Grohl remembered how Kurt once told an A&R man, "We want... Read more
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Billboard
Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Turns 25: Classic Trackthe middle man. The band ultimately inked with Geffen offshoot DGC, at the sugg
Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Turns 25: Classic Track
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
the middle man. The band ultimately inked with Geffen offshoot DGC, at the suggestion of Cobain's good pal, Kim Gordon from Sonic Youth. Nevermind is, in a way, a middle finger to the entire Seattle grunge scene. Hi, we're Nirvana, we'll do things... Read more
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Pitchfork
“Chelsea's Kiss” by Thurston Moore ReviewIt’s good to hear that a divided Sonic Youth can still be discordantly politica
“Chelsea's Kiss” by Thurston Moore Review
Pitchfork / Posted 2 days ago
It’s good to hear that a divided Sonic Youth can still be discordantly political. The venerated noise-rockers could often be cryptic, but when the occasion demanded it, they weren’t afraid to wax earnest: “I believe Anita Hill,” Thurston Moore... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Prison Disciplinary Board Decides to Punish Chelsea Manning with Solitary Confinement for Charges Related to Suicide Attemptcharges. Celebrities including Michael Stipe of REM, Pentagon Papers whistleblo
Prison Disciplinary Board Decides to Punish Chelsea Manning with Solitary Confinement for Charges Related to Suicide Attempt
CommonDreams.org / Posted 2 days ago
charges. Celebrities including Michael Stipe of REM, Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, have uploaded videos speaking out on Chelsea’s behalf and asking fans to sign the petition. The group plans to... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Community Performance Series kicks off Saturdaya muse as inspiration for this project, basing their works on the likes of Stev
Community Performance Series kicks off Saturday
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
a muse as inspiration for this project, basing their works on the likes of Stevie Nicks, Aretha Franklin and Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth. Playing some of the pieces for the first time on their "Blue Dress" tour, ETHEL is sure to enthrall audiences... Read more
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Billboard
100 Greatest Music Books of All Timeto forty years, Kim Gordon was seen as a sphinx: from her emergence on the late
100 Greatest Music Books of All Time
Billboard / Posted 9 days ago
to forty years, Kim Gordon was seen as a sphinx: from her emergence on the late '70s New York art scene, to her part in Sonic Youth, as well as her role as one half of the most iconic couple in indie rock, she remained aloof. Amazingly, her... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Q&A: Nels Clinepieces by jazz composers like Jimmy Giuffre and Annette Peacock, and barbed lov
Q&A: Nels Cline
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
pieces by jazz composers like Jimmy Giuffre and Annette Peacock, and barbed love songs by Ambitious Lovers and Sonic Youth. The long-gestating project has finally been realized as a two-disc release on Blue Note titled Lovers, with lush... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Q&A: Guitarist Nels Clinepieces by jazz composers like Jimmy Giuffre and Annette Peacock, and barbed lov
Q&A: Guitarist Nels Cline
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
pieces by jazz composers like Jimmy Giuffre and Annette Peacock, and barbed love songs by Ambitious Lovers and Sonic Youth. The long-gestating project has finally been realized as a two-disc release on Blue Note titled Lovers, with lush... Read more
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Billboard
Kim Gordon Shares 'Murdered Out,' First Song Released Under Her Own NameFounding Sonic Youth member Kim Gordon has been making moves since the end of t
Kim Gordon Shares 'Murdered Out,' First Song Released Under Her Own Name
Billboard / Posted 12 days ago
Founding Sonic Youth member Kim Gordon has been making moves since the end of the iconic punk band. Her memoir Girl in a Band came out last year to rave reviews, and she teamed up with Alex Knost of Tomorrows Tulips to release a self-titled album... Read more
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Pitchfork
“Murdered Out” by Kim Gordon Reviewto think Gordon’s just doing Gordon on the mic. But when you take a broader vie
“Murdered Out” by Kim Gordon Review
Pitchfork / Posted 12 days ago
to think Gordon’s just doing Gordon on the mic. But when you take a broader view of her career, both inside and outside Sonic Youth, the singer’s varied effects are undeniable. The teasing sexiness of “Bull in the Heather,” the near spoken-word... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Keeping the Basses Loadedunderground rock and metal reveals the undeniable truth that the Melvins deserv
Keeping the Basses Loaded
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 17 days ago
underground rock and metal reveals the undeniable truth that the Melvins deserve a seat at the same table with bands like Sonic Youth, Neurosis, Fugazi, Dinosaur Jr., the Pixies, and other undeniable pioneers that exacted an influence well beyond... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Mutating Graceif he hopes to survive. Gira formed the group in 1982 during New York's no-wav
Mutating Grace
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
if he hopes to survive. Gira formed the group in 1982 during New York's no-wave movement, the same scene that would spawn Sonic Youth (that band's Thurston Moore played second bass briefly in Swans' earliest iteration). Their early albums... Read more
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The Age
Sennheiser's new headphones too clever by halfearbuds. But there's a catch. I read an interview in The New Yorker with music
Sennheiser's new headphones too clever by half
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
earbuds. But there's a catch. I read an interview in The New Yorker with music producer Nick Sansono, who has worked with Sonic Youth and Public Enemy, about how personal audio has changed his job. "The shitty earbuds which are mostly what you... Read more
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chad
Record Review with Kevin BryanWaves (Cool Thing Records). Southend’s Asylums have been described as “an irres
Record Review with Kevin Bryan
chad / Posted 28 days ago
Waves (Cool Thing Records). Southend’s Asylums have been described as “an irresistible cocktail of Lemonheads, Weezer and Sonic Youth,” and echoes of the finest 90s rock certainly permeate Killer Brain Waves, the band’s urgent and well nigh... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Review: The Underground Railroad - escape from slaverybook, and I always put on ‘Purple Rain’ and ‘Daydream Nation’ when I write the
Review: The Underground Railroad - escape from slavery
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 28 days ago
book, and I always put on ‘Purple Rain’ and ‘Daydream Nation’ when I write the final pages; so thanks to him and Prince and Sonic Youth.” (I haven’t tried these specific musical prompts while writing, but Whitehead’s example is something to... Read more
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The Buffalo News
“Stolen bodies working stolen land” – Colson Whiteheadbook, and I always put on ‘Purple Rain’ and ‘Daydream Nation’ when I write the
“Stolen bodies working stolen land” – Colson Whitehead
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
book, and I always put on ‘Purple Rain’ and ‘Daydream Nation’ when I write the final pages; so thanks to him and Prince and Sonic Youth.” (I haven’t tried these specific musical prompts while writing, but Whitehead’s example is something to... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Radio 1190: Music Buffs in the basementprogramming, Natalie loves to play music from Mali, Cuba and Japan. Some of her
Radio 1190: Music Buffs in the basement
Colorado Daily / Posted a month ago
programming, Natalie loves to play music from Mali, Cuba and Japan. Some of her favorite artists are El Ten Eleven, Sonic Youth and Neko Case. Morning Show Hosted by Emilia 7 to 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday Emilia has an... Read more

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