News featuring Sonic Youth

The following news stories mention Sonic Youth. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 3 hours ago.

’15 Mar 18 Wed

Wednesday 18th March

  • Muse's Matt Bellamy: 'We’re not a bunch of boys who’ve got everything, whinging about nothing'

    Out from the gloomy post-Britpop lull came the intergalactic rock band Muse, all the way from … Devon. As the band prepare to release their seventh album, Drones, here’s an interview from January 2000, originally published in Uncut and resurrected by Rock’s Backpages

    It gets mighty lonely down in the shabby, far-flung resort towns of Devon. Especially in winter, when the sea becomes a slate-grey storm cauldron and the sky an unforgiving slab of Wagnerian gloom. There’s not much for an ambitious young rock trio to do besides pack up and lose themselves in London, or stay behind and pour every last drop of their frustrated, choked-up souls into heart-wrenching, doom-punk epics.

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Monday 16th March

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Thursday 12th March

  • Watch Carrie Brownstein Interview Kim Gordon On Her Memoir Girl In A Band

    Last month, Kim Gordon published her memoir, Girl In A Band, a book that chronicles the Sonic Youth member’s life as an artist, musician, and mother, as well her romantic relationship with bandmate Thurston Moore. On March 10, Gordon was interviewed by Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein at San Francisco’s Jewish Community Center as part of their […]

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’15 Mar 11 Wed

Wednesday 11th March

  • Bush Tetras celebrating 35th anniversary in NYC with guests

    NYC post-punk legends Bush Tetras will celebrate their 35th anniversary this year with a hometown show on May 1 at Le Poisson Rouge. The band's lineup for the show is Pat Place, Cynthia Sley, Dee Pop, Julia Murphy, and they're presenting it in memory of original bassist Laura Kennedy, who passed away in 2011.

    Opening is Karyn Kuhl, singer of '80s band Gut Bank and '90s band Sexpod, and she'll be joined by original Gang of Four drummer Hugo Burnham and Don Fleming of various bands including Gumball, Dim Stars (with Richard Hell and half of Sonic Youth), Half Japanese and more. Tickets for the show are on sale now.

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’15 Mar 8 Sun

Sunday 8th March

  • Girl in a Band: A Memoir by Kim Gordon

    A brave and revealing glimpse into the more introverted side of the former Sonic Youth frontwoman.

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  • Sun Kil Moon shares new song from LP, announces tour

    Sun Kil Moon's new album Universal Themes comes out June 2 via his own Caldo Verde Records, and he's now released a new song from it, "Ali/Spinks 2." Listen below, via Spin.

    SKM has also announced a tour. He's playing shows in Asia and Australia this month, and he'll hit Europe and North America later in the year. Some shows feature Sonic Youth's Steve Shelley (who also played on the new album) on drums, and some have Slowdive's Neil Halstead on guitar.

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