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Kim Gordon talks about her strangest subway experience, and more.
"I don’t think I had ever felt so alone in my whole life."
The goal of the event is one of the centerpieces of Strike Debt: raise $50,000 to buy debt for pennies on the dollar, then release the debtors from their obligations.
A guy breathed fire with the help of some fracking-tainted water.
The band discuss their early career, their ambitions, and what it was like finding the future of rock video in Macy's. The whole thing ends with an incredible live version of "Silver Rocket."
In a recent interview, Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo talked about his personal new solo album, the nebulous future of Sonic Youth, and how Occupy Wall Street affected him.
Psychic hearts no more: the coolest couple in the world, Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, announced that they were separating after 27 years of marriage, putting the future of the band in jeopardy.
"Later tonight a giant rattlesnake head's gonna rise up over Manhattan and swim over the river and introduce us to 2012," Sonic Youth frontman and soothsayer Thurston Moore announced at the Williamsburg Waterfront Friday night.
Sonic Youth are auctioning off some of their gear for charity, while Thurston Moore performed some new tunes and talked about meeting Joey Ramone.
More than just a bunch of de facto cover tunes, the concert was an opportunity for a reinterpretation of enduringly influential music by contemporary ears.