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  1. A 'Girl In A Band': Kim Gordon On Life After Sonic YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. When two members of a band are married, what happens if the marriage ends? The band Sonic Youth had to break up after the marriage of founding members, Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon, broke apart in 2011.

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  2. Kim Gordon On Divorce, Art And Life After Sonic YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Switched

    Kim Gordon wants to get a burger at the Apple Pan, a tiny burger joint on Los Angeles' West Side that opened in 1947 and which she began frequenting as a kid. She leans forward on her stool to catch the counterman's eye: "I'll have a hickory burger, no cheese - and could I get a slice of raw onion on that?" Gordon, who played bass and shared vocals in the heroically inventive noise band Sonic Youth, is awesomely overdressed for the place: black top with a dramatic horizontal slit exposing her lower back; matching black miniskirt; black heels.

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  3. Kim Gordon is more than just a a Girl in a BandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Day

    As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream with the help of MTV and Lollapalooza in the 1980s and 1990s. Married to band co-founder Thurston Moore for 27 years, the duo seemed to have the perfect rock-star marriage - until it unraveled in 2011, devastating fans.

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  4. Kim Gordon is more than just a 'Girl in a Band'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Concord Monitor

    As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream with the help of MTV and Lollapalooza in the 1980s and 1990s. Married to band co-founder Thurston Moore for 27 years, the duo seemed to have the perfect rock-star marriage - until it unraveled in 2011, devastating fans.

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  5. Sympathy For The DevilsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... artist and fashion trendsetter best known as the bassist in the now-defunct, longtime reigning indie band Sonic Youth , recently published her memoir Girl in a Band ; among other trenchant opinions expressed therein, she originally included a ...

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  6. Bookworks Presents Kim Gordon at UNM, 3/1Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Bookworks and the UNM Creative Writing Program Present Guitarist/Bassist, Kim Gordon, for her new Harper Collins Memoir Girl in a Band Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story--a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and haunting beauty of Patti Smith's Just Kids . Often described as aloof, Kim Gordon opens up as never before in Girl in a Band .

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  7. Weekend picks for book loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | USA Today

    ... by the writer otherwise known as Lemony Snicket. A memoir from the co-founder of the hugely influential band, Sonic Youth. USA TODAY says ***. Gordon approaches her memoirs as she does her music, by defying expectations a most revealing at its most ...

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  8. The National are recording their Grateful Dead tribute w/ Will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Brooklynvegan

    ... looking like way more really exciting people are involved too. It had already been talked about to maybe include Sonic Youth guitarist and major Dead fan Lee Ranaldo , but it's now confirmed that he recorded at Dreamland with them too. Will Oldham ...

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  9. 5 Questions With A '90s Rock GoddessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Refinery 29

    Kim Gordon's icon status has incredible reach, as the marketers say - she was a member of the pioneering '90s art-noise band Sonic Youth ; while in the band, she and her husband, Thurston Moore, became pinups for hip couplehood and later, hip parenthood; she's a renowned visual artist . And, her personal style is unparalleled - she's collaborated with Surface to Air and been the face of Saint Laurent .

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  10. Book review: Kim Gordon is more than just a 'Girl in a Band'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Star

    AP Photo/Dey Street Books, Steve Double/Camera Press “Girl in a Band,” , by author Kim Gordon. As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream with the help of MTV and Lollapalooza in the 1980s and 1990s.

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  11. 20 Juicy Rock Memoirs That Don't Hold BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | NME

    'Girl In A Band' Sonic Youth co-founder and all-round badass Kim Gordon releases her excellent memoir this week, which details her fascinating life, as well as branding Billy Corgan a 'crybaby', questioning Courtney Love's mental health and Lana Del Rey's feminist credentials. Viv Albertine - 'Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys' The winner of the Book of the Year prize at the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas, the former member of The Slits' autobiography sees her hanging out with the Sex Pistols and The Clash, as well as playing guitar in one of the most innovative bands of the punk era.

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  12. New name for Namibian town is a tongue-twisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... its name to ! "Girl in a Band" (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream ...

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  13. Ukraine announces start to its withdrawal of heavy weapons from front line in the eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The York Daily Record

    A linguistic storm is brewing in Luderitz, where some residents of the remote Namibian town are protesting plans to change its name to ! "Girl in a Band" , by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream with the help of MTV and Lollapalooza in the 1980s and 1990s.

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  14. Egypt: 3 arrested over grisly dog killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The York Daily Record

    ... its name to ! "Girl in a Band" (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream ...

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  15. New Hampshire man buried in snow for more than 3 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... its name to ! "Girl in a Band" (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream ...

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  16. Colorado mulls bill to crack down on medical pot useRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... its name to ! "Girl in a Band" (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream ...

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  17. LPL art opening tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... its name to ! "Girl in a Band" (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream ...

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  18. Woman, 24, killed in Bernardston crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... its name to ! "Girl in a Band" (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream ...

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  19. Police seek two people in Quincy hatchet attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... its name to ! "Girl in a Band" (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream ...

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  20. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... its name to ! "Girl in a Band" (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream ...

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