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  1. NewsThurston Moore confused over fans blaming him for Sonic Youth splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | NME

    Thurston Moore has said that he finds the fact fans blame him for Sonic Youth splitting "strange" as he was not the one who called time on the band. Sonic Youth split in 2011 after Moore and Kim Gordon divorced.


  2. Thurston Moore Talks About His New Noisy Rock Album and Mixing It at AvastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | The Stranger

    Thurston Moore and Randall Dunn in Avast!, after mixing the former's new LP, Rock N Roll Consciousness . Fans of SST-era Sonic Youth are going to love it, Moore promises.


  3. London's Assemble architecture collective awarded Turner PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Gizmag

    ... 18 member collective was handed the A 25,000 (roughly US$37,500) prize money by Kim Gordon (of experimental band Sonic Youth ) in Glasgow last night. An exhibition of Assemble's handmade goods is on display in Glasgow's Tramway art center until ...


  4. Assemble collective wins 2015 Turner PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Tay AM

    ... by artist and musician Kim Gordon during a ceremony broadcast live on Channel 4. The founding member of US band Sonic Youth stumbled over her speech several times as she praised the short listed nominees, as well as mistakenly referring to the ...


  5. Turner Prize 2015 winner is Assemble for helping Liverpool's Toxteth estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... to that.' Above, Assemble's workshop The winner of the A 25,000 prize was revealed by Kim Gordon, of the US band Sonic Youth, at the Tramway gallery, in Glasgow. Above, the ceremony on Monday night The Turner Prize has a reputation for controversy, ...


  6. Turner Prize awarded to fourteen-strong Liverpool-based architect group AssembleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Metro UK News

    ... in the last ten years.' The winner of this year's A 25,000 prize was revealed by Kim Gordon, of the US band Sonic Youth, at the Tramway gallery live on Channel 4. The prize, set up in 1984, is presented to a British artist under the age of 50 for ...


  7. One rubbish artwork to be crowned winner of Turnip Prize 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Metro UK News

    ... a slightly more high-profile ceremony, the award will be presented by Kim Gordon, a founding member of the band Sonic Youth.


  8. Watch Dinosaur Jr. Cover Neil Young's 'Cortez the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Spin

    ... night, however, the '90s alt-rock heroes brought out Portlandia star Fred Armisen on a second drum kit and ex-Sonic Youth singer-guitarist Lee Ranaldo for an eight-minute cover of Neil Young's "Cortez the Killer" (from his 1975 album, Zuma ). As ...


  9. The Best Things to Do in Miami This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Miami New Times

    ... at Bardot, Future at Gramps, Jesse Marco at LIV, Phife Dawg at Rec Room, and Fatboy Slim at LIV. On Friday, Sonic Youth singer and guitarist Kim Gordon will visit Miami to chat and perform, while Exile Books founder Amanda Keeley will lead a ...


  10. Artist, musician and songwriter Kim Gordon to present Turner Prize 2015 AwardRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Art Daily

    ... to the public on Channel 4 from 7.30pm. Musician, artist, and writer Kim Gordon is a founding member of the band Sonic Youth and a current member, with Bill Nace, of the guitar duo Body/Head. She is the author of Is It My Body? Selected Texts ...


  11. Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon to present Turner Prize winner in GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Kim Gordon is a founding member of the band Sonic Youth and one of the most influential musicians of her generation. She is the author of Is It My Body? Selected Text and her acclaimed memoir Girl in a Band was released this year.


  12. Photos: Sonic Youth Guitarist Performs at the GettyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 |

    This Saturday, Lee Ranaldo, lead guitarist for Sonic Youth, gave three experimental performances across the Getty Museum grounds as part of the Saturday Nights at the Getty series. In two pop-up sound interventions, Ranaldo generated sounds by dragging his electric guitar across the travertine, swinging the guitar overhead, and using it to transmit sound from an iphone.


  13. 10 Ass-Kicking Things You Need To Know About Carrie BrownsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | MTV

    ... else in our lives. All we have to deal with is work." Carrie was recently pictured with Kim Gordon of the band Sonic Youth; everyone's favorite, Amy Poehler ; and singer Aimee Mann . But don't call them a squad. "We're a f-king coven," she captioned ...


  14. Still rocking: Babes in Toyland vocalist Kat Bjelland talks about touring after 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 |

    Howling through the end of the '80s and the first half of the '90s, Babes in Toyland pioneered an influential, confrontational sound that would presage bands like Hole and Sleater-Kinney, and help spark the Riot Grrrl movement. Early supporters included British DJ John Peel , Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore, and MTV cartoon rock critics Beavis and Butthead .


  15. Lollapalooza '95 Had No Shortage Of Courtney Love DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | Stereogum

    Perry Farrell's inaugural Lollapalooza festival-tour launched in the summer of 1991, and it returned every year till 1997, after which it went on hiatus for a while. The last "classic" Lollapalooza lineup, though, came in 1995, when the tour featured Sonic Youth, Hole, Pavement, Beck, the Jesus Lizard, Sinead O'Connor, Elastica, and Cypress Hill, among others.


  16. Long Live Youth Revolt: Thurston Moore Expands His Sound With a New BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The New York Observer

    "I'm talking to you on a laptop, if you give me a moment I'll plug in some er, umm, earphonesa Umm, what do you call them? Mmm, headphones! Then I can hear you better," says Thurston Moore, sounding like an absent-minded professor. The former Sonic Youth guitarist is speaking from Boulder, Colo., via Skype-his preferred method of pushing his voice through time and space as he travels the world, something he does constantly.


  17. Best live music in Boston this AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 |

    ... acts. Without further ado: Thurston Moore -frontman of the pioneering (and now defunct) indie rock band, Sonic Youth- released his fourth solo LP last October. After 30 years in New York, the alternative rocker moved to London and wrote The Best Day ...


  18. Documentary about Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo to be released - watch trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | NME

    A documentary about Sonic Youth 's Lee Ranaldo is set for release this winter. The film will be directed by Arnaud Maguet and produced by French band Hifiklub, who Maguet provides visuals for.


  19. Crowded House's dark and tender Intriguer never stopped searching for the lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... on "Saturday Sun," which perhaps sounds the most like the decade of this band's heyday (and also something like Sonic Youth's grinding, brilliant "The Eternal") - but, deep down, it still felt nothing like old Crowded House. "Archer's Arrows" and ...


  20. A Poetic Response to Kim Gordon's Art Using Only Sonic Youth LyricsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Hyperallergic

    Installation view, Kim Gordon's 'Design Office: The City Is a Garden' at 303 Gallery, 2015 Editor 's note: Kim Gordon, one of the co-founders of the indie rock band Sonic Youth, currently has an art exhibition on view at 303 Gallery called Design Office: The City Is a Garden . The following is a response to the show composed entirely of lyrics from Sonic Youth 's influential 1988 album, Daydream Nation .