The Japanese artist has been a touchstone of popular culture for more than half a century.
The compilation will go live on Friday, September 4 on Bandcamp for 24 hours only.
With several albums and a decade’s worth of experimental music behind them, Sonic Youth hijacked the grunge mainstream with ‘Dirty’.
‘Goo’ challenged the idea of what a mainstream rock album could be without sacrificing the experimentalism that earned Sonic Youth a devoted cult following.
The album was taped in Lisbon in 1993 and briefly appeared as an unauthorised bootleg in 1995.
Experimental Jet Set, Trash And No Star captures how far Sonic Youth were willing to push against commercial forces with their noise-rock agenda.
The gigs document included a show at New York’s CBGB’s in 1988, San Francisco’s The Warfield in 1993, and a ‘Daydream Nation’ gig in Glasgow in 2007.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
The evening marks the first time the Royal Albert Hall has hosted an evening of music featuring a three-band bill of some of the premier artists from the 1970’s punk and new...
The alt-rock icons are offering over 200 pieces of gear used on tour and in the studio between 1988 and 2011 and loads more.
Dubbed ‘Sonic Youth: 30 Years of Daydream Nation’, the programme takes place on 20 October in Portland, Oregon, at the Hollywood Theatre.
Directed by Tabbert Fiiller, the doc premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York and then had its European premiere at London’s Raindance Festival.
The new film, by director Tabbert Fiiller includes extensive interviews with John Lydon, former and current band members, and luminaries such as Thurston Moore and The Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock.
Iggy Pop, Thurston Moore, Neneh Cherry and more are among the artists paying a two-day radio tribute to the legendary David Bowie this weekend
The new album from Thurston Moore, ‘Rock N Roll Consciousness’, finds the Sonic Youth co-founder and alt.rock icon at his exploratory best.