News flash: The 1990s are back. You already knew this; I did too. The music and culture that defined the Alternative Nation-era are everywhere. Still, when I passed throngs of teenagers in the mall last week (don't ask) wearing Doc Martens, ripped stockings and "vintage" Nirvana shirts on the way t ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaThurston Moore of Sonic Youth. See more shots in our Sonic Youth slide show."Thanks," Thurston Moore of legendary noise-rockers Sonic Youth laughs, hoisting up a Bethel Wildcats letterman jacket, an unusual gift from a crowd member at the group's packed performance at Tempe's Marquee ... More >>
Why is Sonic Youth Still So Important in Indie Land?
Here's some major concert news to tide y'all over until our usual batch of just announced shows on Friday: We got word this afternoon from Stateside Presents that they're bringing in legendary art/indie rockers Sonic Youth for gig at the Marquee Theatre on Thursday, October 1. Thurston Moor ... More >>
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