Wikimedia CommonsKim Gordon and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth have separated after 27 years of marriage and now the future of the band is unknown. Their record label released this statement last Friday: Musicians Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, married in 1984, are announcing they have separa ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Rocksteady*Big Head Todd And The Monsters, Rocksteady Todd Park Mohr, vocalist and guitarist for Big Head Todd and the Monsters, said of the new album: "We ... More >>
At around 7:45 p.m., sunglasses-clad Thurston Moore strode onstage to thunderous cheers. Deadpan, the lanky Sonic Youth vocalist/guitarist said, "Hi, we're the Sonic Youth. We're going to start things off with a little love song called 'No Way.'" Cue a heavy, punkish version of the tenth track from ... More >>
Yes, tomorrow is finally the day when Sonic Youth opens this year's Live on the Levee series of shows! Just a heads up on time: Awesome Color goes on at 6 p.m., and SY is on at 7:30. (In other words, expect nearly two hours of SY goodness -- no setlist spoilers from this current tour from me, though ... More >>
Week of July 14, 2004
Sonic Nurse (DGC)
Friday, July 25; Off Broadway
Sonic Youth's on tour, and once again St. Louis isn't on the itinerary. Why does punk rock's most formidable institution slight us?