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Tag: Sonic Youth

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

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

Song Of The Day: Glenn Branca, Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus)

The story of a 13-year-old autistic redneck experiencing NYC noise rock for the first time.

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.

Lost Singles: Concrete Blonde “Everybody Knows”/Sonic Youth “Titanium Expose”

For many teenagers, the soundtrack to the teen movie Pump Up The Volume┬áserved as their primer to so-called “alternative rock.” It’s a great record, one you should seek out immediately if you have not heard it. The lead single from the film was Concrete Blonde‘s cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Everybody Knows.” It was a minor… Read More ›