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Where we're going, we don't need roads; just a synthesizer, eyeliner, and a touch of androgyny. Welcome to Flashback Friday.
It may not be easy to lump locals Former Friends of Young Americans into any one specific genre, ... More >>
Welcome to Up on the Sun: The Podcast's second episode.
In this week's installment, we speak with Phoenix-based metal band Landmine Marathon about being handpicked by Metallica to play the Orion Music and More Festival in New Jersey, and hear a brand new tune from the band's upcoming EP "Bastard Ch ... More >>
Zola Jesus, Talk Normal
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
In my interview with Nika Danilova, the leader of Zola Jesus, she spoke of her reticence to embrace her childhood dream of pop stardom. While there's little chance of her tearing up the Billboard charts, Danilova commanded the st ... 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 >>
Mr. Sampras stands in the middle right, between the familiar forms of Kim and Thurston.Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo has fractured his left wrist in that most punk rock of ways -- playing tennis -- requiring the band to reschedule their upcoming west coast tour. The new dates include a stop a ... More >>
From the very weird but vaguely interesting file comes this: In January, a book of 21 essays inspired by Sonic Youth is hits shelves. NOISE: Fiction Inspired by Sonic Youth isn't in any way about the band, it's just short fiction inspired by them."The band's sound is caustic, elemental, nihilist ... More >>