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Song Of The Day: Sonic Youth, “Silver Rocket”

Taken from the Matador Records release, Battery Park, NYC: July 4, 2008.

Sonic Youth: Spinhead Sessions 1986 (Goofin’ Records)

Thirty years after Sonic Youth’s sessions that produced the soundtrack to the film Made In USA, an all-instrumental album of outtakes and rehearsals appears, and instead of being a bottom-scraping exercise, Spinhead Sessions proves to e a fascinating collection of compelling and engaging instrumental music.

Kim Gordon: Girl In A Band (Dey Street)

Lisa Carver shares her thoughts on Kim Gordon’s autobiography.

3AM Eternal: LL Cool J “Around The Way Girl” (1990)

In 1990, LL Cool J released one of his sweetest, most endearing number. Taken from the “comeback” album┬áMama Said Knock You Out,┬áthe song is a breezy number about trying to find a street-wise girl, paying tribute to independent, savvy, intelligent black women. By this time, rap and hip-hop garnered controversy, being a lightning rod for… Read More ›