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10 hrs ago | Teen Vogue

This Empowering Kickstarter Is Boosting Girls' Imaginations, One A-List Famous Supporter At a Time

We'll admit it: School can be a total drag . But what if your classes were taught by people like Sonic Youth founding band member Kim Gordon and famed artist Marina Abramovic , and lessons focused on creativity and imagination instead of calculus and frog dissection? Those are the concepts behind School of Doodle , a new Kickstarter-funded project ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | Feministing

Readz: Kim Gordon's Is It My Body?

Rock star and role model Kim Gordon is best known for her band, Sonic Youth, but she's also always been a visual and performance artist.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

NME

The Thurston Moore Band announce UK tour dates

The group, which consists of the former Sonic Youth man alongside Debbie Googe of My Bloody Valentine, former Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley and Chrome Hoof guitarist James Sedwards, will release their album 'The Best Day' on October 21. Following the release of 'The Best Day', The Thurston Moore Band will hit the road with gigs in London, ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Canada.com

Slint marvels at an unlikely legacy

Brian McMahan left post-rock outfit Slint shortly after the Louisville, Kentucky act released its seminal record Spiderland in 1991.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Free Times

Concerts in Columbia: Aug 28 - Sept 3

Drivin' N' Cryin' - Among the odd facts in the online bio for Drivin' N' Cryin' - penned by singer and primary songwriter Kevn Kinney - is this: Drivin' N' Cryin' is the only band to have played with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Sonic Youth and Neil Young in the same year.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Stereogum

Watch Thurston Moore Play New Song "Forevermore" At Pukkelpop 2014

The ex-Sonic Youth co-leader Thurston Moore's got a new album called The Best Day on the way and a new backing band that includes Sonic Youth's Steve Shelly and My Bloody Valentine's Debbie Googe.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

National Public Radio

First Listen: Blonde Redhead, 'Barragan'

You can't really apply just one catch-all adjective to the New York band Blonde Redhead , which just entered its third decade and will soon release its ninth album, Barragan .

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Michigan Daily Online

Revisiting Sonic Youth's no-wave milestone, 'Daydream Nation'

This past June, Sonic Youth announced a massive reissue launch campaign that would include their seminal 1988 album, Daydream Nation .

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Thurston Moore calls black metal "music made by pussies of the lowest order," announces another LP

Just yesterday , Thurston Moore detailed his new album, The Best Day , which was recorded with his new band -- his Sonic Youth bandmate Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine's Deb Googe, and James Sedwards.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Orange Is the New WeirdWho the #$%*! are the Young?

"I'll be the dork drinking beer," reads the text from Hans Zimmerman. Meant as identification before our meet-up at a local coffee shop, the message arrives as the first in a constant stream of self-deprecating cracks from the singer/guitarist/bandleader.

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Brooklynvegan

Thurston Moored details 'The Best Day' LP, shares title track, expands tour

We recently mentioned that Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore formed a new band with SY drummer Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine's Deb Googe, and James Sedwards, and will be releasing an album with them, The Best Day , via Matador.

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San Diego Reader

Creepoid, Creedle, and Corrosion

Sunday 24 Savannah-by-way-of-Philadelphia noise-rock band Creepoid creeps into the Tower.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

NME

Thurston Moore and My Bloody Valentine's Debbie Googe play secret London show - watch

The band Thurston Moore has formed with Debbie Googe of My Bloody Valentine played their first gig in London earlier this wee.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Stereogum

Watch Thurston Moore Band Play "Detonation" At Their Secret First Show Last Night

As we grow more comfortable living in a post-Sonic Youth world, the band's members have tried out an assortment of different projects, one of the most recent being Thurston Moore's new Thurston Moore Band , which also features Steve Shelley and My Bloody Valentine bassist Debbie Googe.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

IcLichfield

When is Moseley Folk Festival 2014?

This year's event will be held from Friday August 29 to Sunday August 31 in the traditional three-day format.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

RollingStone

Kurt Vile's Wake-and-Bake Swirl

Welcome to Young Guns, our series exploring the most notable guitarists from the next generation of six-string legends.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Denver Westword

A Conversation With Thurston Moore in Boulder, Where Has Spent the Past Four Summers

Thurston Moore is best known for his role as one of the pioneering guitarists of the now-defunct experimental band Sonic Youth.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Thurston Moore forms band w/ Steve Shelley & MBV's Deb Googe,...

After releasing an album with his post-Sonic Youth band Chelsea Light Moving, Thurston Moore revealed plans for a new solo album coming out on Matador.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Spin

Thurston Moore Enlists Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine's Debbie Googe for New Solo Band

In the wake of Sonic Youth's dissolution, main man Thurston Moore has already put together one new band and joined a famous black metal crew , but based on a new string of live dates it looks like he's already formed another.

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