sonic youth

Sun Kil Moon Streams ‘Universal,’ Shares Interview With El-P

Mark Kozelek, aka Sun Kil Moon, will be putting out his seventh full-length record tomorrow, June 2, via Caldo Verde. Entitled Universal, the impending effort features Sonic Youth drummer and Benji (the 2014 LP) collaborator, Steve Shelley. Kozelek unveiled the new record’s title track, “The Possum” in November of last year. Today the singer-songwriter is […]

REVIEW: Black Beach – ‘Play Loud, Die Vol. 1’

Artist: Black Beach Album: Play Loud, Die Vol. 1 Genre: Rock I’m not entirely sure if I should be mad when listening to Massachusetts’ Black Beach, or somewhere between anger and serenity. See, Black Beach is a band that trucks their sound through the mud, funneled through distortion, static, anger, sludge, whatever. You name it, […]

Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew to Tour with Modest Mouse, J Mascis, Belle and Sebastian, Thurston Moore

Broken Social Scene‘s founding member Kevin Drew released a new solo album this year titled Darlings on Arts & Crafts. In support of the album, he has announced a North American tour that features Drew playing with a slew of all-stars: Belle and Sebastian, Modest Mouse, J Mascis, and Thurston Moore. Talk about a good line-up. Check out the full […]

Stream Turn To Crime’s Fuzzed Out Album ‘Can’t Love’

In one week, Detroit-based fellows Turn To Crime drop their new post-punk album Can’t Love on July 1 via Old Flame Records/Mugg & Bop Records. The 40-minute effort may only have seven tracks, but it brings in as many genres as it can; notably fuzzy psychedelic, garage rock, post-punk, and synthy beats. Think Sonic Youth with the summer lightness […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 5/4-5/10

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! This week, we have some highly anticipated reissues, like A Day To Remember‘s latest, Common Courtesy, and The Early November‘s three-disc magnum opus, The Mother, The Mechanic and The Path, and new releases from the likes of Real Friends, Vanna, and many more. However, Jack White takes the cake this […]

Thurston Moore To Join Sonic Youth Bandmate At London Show

The Sonic Youth frontman’s newest project, Thurston Moore UK, is set to support Lee Ranaldo and the Dust at London’s Garage on November 21. Lee Ranaldo and the Dust is the latest project of Lee Ranaldo, co-founder of Sonic Youth and is made up of Ranaldo, Alan Licht, Steve Shelley and Tim Luntzel. The group released […]

Footage Of What Could Be Sonic Youth’s Final Show Ever

Sonic Youth may have very well performed live for the final time last night. Don’t worry, we have the footage. Taking into consideration Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon’s recent separation, the future of Sonic Youth has been unknown for months. Last night’s show at the SWU Music and Arts Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil was […]

Thurston Moore solo album details

Thurston Moore, of Sonic Youth, has announced that he will release his solo album entitled Demolished Thoughts on May 23rd off of Matador.

Grunge Music Revealed Through New Photo Book

Provided by Spacelab Tired of Curt Cobain’s portrayal in Guitar Hero? Try something with more substance: the book Grunge, written by Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth. It’s a photo book with photos by photographer Michael Lavine that chronicles the late 80’s/early 90’s punk scene in Seattle. “… the discovery of Seattle punk youth, the seminal […]

Sonic Youth Tour Dates

Sonic Youth is hitting the road. Dates can be found below: Sat-Jun-27 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre Sun-Jun-28 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre Mon-Jun-29 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre Tue-Jun-30 Toronto, ONT Massey Hall Thu-Jul-02 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory Fri-Jul-03 New York, NY United Palace Mon-Jul-06 Washington, DC 9:30 Club Tue-Jul-07 Washington, DC 9:30 Club […]