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 11 hours ago.

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Wednesday 19th November

  • Thurston Moore playing free Pandora show; The Hold Steady add 2nd Brooklyn show, play free Pandora show Friday

    Thurston Moore Band at Saint Vitus in October (more by PSquared)

    The Thurston Moore Band -- aka Thurston, his former Sonic Youth bandmate Steve Shelley on drums, My Bloody Valentine's Deb Googe on bass, and guitarist James Sedwards -- put out their SY-esque The Best Day earlier this year and recently toured it, hitting NYC twice. They have more dates coming up, including a return to NYC on December 11 at the Marlin Room at Webster Hall. That's a free show presented by Norton Antivirus and Pandora, but you have to RSVP to get in. All Thurston dates are listed below.

    Read the complete article at www.brooklynvegan.com

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Wednesday 12th November

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Thursday 30th October

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Wednesday 29th October

  • One Chord to Another: A Retrospective on the Records of Sloan

    We look through the varied and vivacious 20-year discography of Sloan album by album, charting this underrated group's significant achievements.

    We look through the varied and vivacious 20-year discography of Sloan album by album, charting this underrated group's significant achievements.  Artist: Sloan Album: Smeared Label: DGC Release Date: 1992 Display as: List Image: http://images.popmatters.com/news_art/s/sloan_smeared_albumart200.jpg Smeared1992 Sloan's first album, Smeared, was released in 1992 on major label powerhouse DGC Records. Though it owes a lot to the music of My Bloody Valentine and Sonic Youth, it's overall sweeter, less serious, and more memorable than anything by…

    Read the complete article at www.popmatters.com

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Monday 27th October

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Friday 24th October

  • Thurston Moore Band & PCPC (Parquet Courts + PC Worship) played Saint Vitus (pics, review, videos)

    photos by PSquared Photography, words by Andrew Sacher

    The Thurston Moore Band -- aka Thurston Moore, his former Sonic Youth bandmate Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine bassist Deb Googe, and guitarist James Sedwards -- brought their tour in support of their brand new album The Best Day to Saint Vitus Tuesday night ("we're on our tour of Northeast black metal clubs," Thurston joked on stage). Thurston's new album is the most Sonic Youth-sounding thing he's been involved with since The Eternal, and he's definitely got the right band for the job. James Sedwards is a bit more of a J Mascis type than a Lee Ranaldo (he threw a few wailing guitar solos in there), but Deb held down that SY-style bass playing really well and it was fun to watch her rock out on a small stage in comparison to seeing her with MBV last year. And…

    Read the complete article at www.brooklynvegan.com

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Tuesday 21st October

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