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 4 hours ago.

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  • Kim Gordon releasing 'Girl In A Band' memoir, going on book tour (two NYC dates included)

    Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, no stranger to authoring books, is releasing a new memoir on February 24 via Dey Street Books called Girl In A Band, presumably named for the ill-advised question female musicians are often asked in interviews that Kim sarcastically sang about on "Sacred Trickster" ("What's it like to be a girl in a band? I don't quite understand!"). She's now announced a book tour in support of it, which has her being interviewed by different people at each stop.

    The tour begins around release day, with two NYC appearances. First, she'll be at Brooklyn's Greenlight Books/BAM Cinematek on February 23 with Margaret Bodde (executive producer of a 2011 George Harrison documentary), and then at The Strand on February 24 with novelist/Vanity Fair contributing editor Elissa Schappell. To get into the Strand date, you need to purchase a copy of the book or a $15 Strand gift…

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  • Sun Kil Moon Announces New 10-Inch

    Conflict-loving indie folk mainstay Mark Kozelek recently shared "The Possum" via his Sun Kil Moon moniker. The track arrives digitally next week, but it'll also be released on vinyl early next year. The song, which is a nine-minute jam that name-drops Godflesh and features Sonic Youth's Steve Shelley on drums, will form the A-side of the release. And while he didn't pick any specific fights with the track, that may not be the case with its B-side. As Stereogum reports, the release's other track is called "Cry Me a River Williamsburg Sleeve Tattoo Blues." "The Possum" will...Read More

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