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2015/02/28 23:02
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As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream with the help of...
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2015/02/26 20:04
2015/02/26 20:04
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After decades as one of rock's preeminent experimenters and badasses, Kim Gordon released her memoir, Girl In a Band, this week. We (myself and Tye Comer) were beyond honored that the rock icon sat...
2015/02/26 18:30
2015/02/26 18:30
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Tony Conrad says he went to New York City in the early ’60s to “mess up the music world.” Now, some 50 years after beginning a career that contributed to the opening of a new musical tradition,...
2015/02/26 16:46
2015/02/26 16:46
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... YOUR IDOLS," Sonic Youth violently declared, and over 30 years, the band regularly traversed the chameleonic space between idolatry and irony. "I was totally into hero-worshipping male...
2015/02/26 15:24
2015/02/26 15:24
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Every time Kim Gordon did an interview with Sonic Youth, she was asked the same question: “What’s it like being a girl in a band?” When she and her then husband and bandmate, Thurston Moore, had a...
2015/02/26 00:36
2015/02/26 00:36
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Standout Track: No. 2, “Slide to Unlock,” a blend of ringing guitar and simple percussion reminiscent of early Sonic Youth, from local indie-rock act Harness Flux’s latest release, Collected Singles...
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2015/02/25 04:37
2015/02/25 04:37
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Kim Gordon, the co-founder of Sonic Youth, will be speaking at Cat’s Cradle with Jon Wurster on Wednesday about her memoir. Courtesy of Emilly Homonoff. Rock legend, fashion icon and bonafide rebel...
2015/02/23 16:28
2015/02/23 16:28
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... in a Band" (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy...
2015/02/22 23:48
2015/02/22 23:48
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Monday, February 23“Beyond Fundraising Basics” is a class at the Brooklyn Brainery geared towards those who have experience working for or serving on the board of a nonprofit. Tackle real questions...
2015/02/22 18:08
2015/02/22 18:08
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... romance," was the term Preen's Justin Thornton reeled off backstage of the label's autumn/winter 2015 collection - one that saw Karen Carpenter and Sonic Youth play muse for their own take on...
2015/02/22 17:38
2015/02/22 17:38
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A Place To Bury Strangers’ leader Oliver Ackermann designs guitar effects-pedals and has a respected company called Death By Audio. It is good to keep this in mind when listening to the band’s fourth...
2015/02/21 00:48
2015/02/21 00:48
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When we arrived the band was standing just off stage, waiting to go on. People were slamming and thrashing all around Kim and she was just leaning there against the amp looking slightly bored but...
2015/02/20 21:04
2015/02/20 21:04
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The title of Kim Gordon's strikingly confessional new memoir, Girl in a Band (Feb. 24, Dey St./HarperCollins), is a simplification. Yes, the book covers her role as co-founder, singer and bassist of...
2015/02/20 20:41
2015/02/20 20:41
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The book opens at the final Sonic Youth show, which took place November 14, 2011 at a festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In the excerpt, Gordon comments on Moore's demeanor. "Thurston double-slapped our...
2015/02/20 19:04
2015/02/20 19:04
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Kim Gordon's autobiography drops Feb. 24 (via HarperCollins) and it's the first must-read music book of the year. On this week's edition of Billboard's alternative and rock music podcast, we're...
2015/02/20 15:08
2015/02/20 15:08
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FILE - In this Wednesday Nov. 26, 2008 file photo, Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson gestures after the screening of his film "Chemical Wedding", with a screenplay by Dickinson, as he promotes the...
2015/02/20 13:21
2015/02/20 13:21
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Oceans apart! Kristen Stewart steps out for Parisian dinner date after jetting into French capital without close friend Alicia Cargile She wasn’t alone on Thursday evening, but Kristen Stewart was...
2015/02/20 10:49
2015/02/20 10:49
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The former Sonic Youth bassist criticised Del Rey's glamorisation of "self-destruction" in her new memoir Girl in a Band. "Whether it's sleeping with gross old men or getting gang raped by...
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2015/02/20 03:13
2015/02/20 03:13
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Answering the Twitter hashtag mystery "#whoisbeck," the veteran indie rocker not only came away from the 2015 Grammy Awards ceremony with the coveted album of the year trophy, but his exposure on the...
2015/02/19 04:16
2015/02/19 04:16
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The Foos have given a lot of love to New Zealand over the past 20 years. Chris Schulz examines the proof. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl rocks the crowd with his band at Aucklands Vector Arena,...
2015/02/28 23:02
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