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Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore Reflects on David Bowie's Life and Legacy

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Sonic Youth guitarist/vocalist Thurston Moore wrote a lengthy post about the influence and legacy of David Bowie.READ MORE


Beck and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore Announce Collaborative London Show

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After 18 months of preparation, Beck is ready to unveil a "living art project" called Station to Station. London's Barbican Centre will host the show this summer form June 27 to July 26.READ MORE

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Sonic Youth Announce 'Bad Moon Rising' Reissue with Four Bonus Tracks

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Sonic Youth has announced a deluxe reissue of its 1985 sophomore album, Bad Moon Rising. The reissue will include bonus tracks in honor of the album's 30th anniversary. The re-release follows previous reissues of Daydream Nation and The Whitey Album from 1988. Confusion is Sex, EVOL and Sister will follow.READ MORE


M.I.A. Signs New Publishing Deal With BMG

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The label announced the transaction on Friday, and simply stated that the deal will cover "future compositions" from the "Paper Planes" artist, who flipped off an international audience at the Super Bowl in 2012.READ MORE

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Tom Morello, Moby, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore Rally Around Edward Snowden, Promote 'CitizenFour' Documentary

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Some big names including Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, Moby, M.I.A. and PJ Harvey have signed a statement in support of whistleblower Edward Snowden's actions on WikiLeaks. The artists are encouraging people to donate to the Courage Foundation, which is funding Snowden's legal defense, and promoting the documentary "CitizenFour." Other celebrities trying to raise awareness for Snowden's legal case include Noam Chomsky, Vivienne Westwood, Russell Brand, Alfonso Cuarón, Susan Sarandon and Pamela Anderson.READ MORE

'The Best Day' by Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore's 'The Best Day' A Tad Mixtape-ish in Organization but Still Acceptable to Fans of His Work with Sonic Youth

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Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the previous week. We hope to give a fighting chance to the bands you haven't heard of.READ MORE

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Thurston Moore vs Black Metal: Sonic Youth Frontman Draws Ire of Music's Most Snobbish Fans

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Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore is currently somewhat embroiled in a war of words with the black metal scene-we say "somewhat" because we feel Moore would just as soon not care whereas black metal fans get way too excited about anything.READ MORE

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Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore Announces New Album 'The Best Day,' Shares Title Track, Cover, Tracklist, And Tour Dates [LISTEN]

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Former Sonic Youth singer/guitarist Thurston Moore has shared some more details about his upcoming solo album The Best Day, including its artwork, tracklist, and title track, which you can check out below. He has also expanded his current tour.READ MORE

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Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore To Tour With New Band Featuring Bandmate Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine's Debbie Googe [SCHEDULE]

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Thurston Moore has formed a new band with former Sonic Youth bandmate Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine's Debbie Googe and James Sedwards. Moore is best known as the singer, songwriter and guitarist in Sonic Youth. They go by the Thurston Moore Band and will be touring beginning August 16.READ MORE

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7 Bands With More Than One Lead Singer: The B-52's, Fleetwood Mac, And More

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When pinpointing a band's most famous member, you usually can't go wrong by choosing the lead singer. But what if the band doesn't have a lead singer? If a band has more than one songwriter, it typically has more than one lead singer, too. Here are seven bands with more than one lead singer.READ MORE

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7 Amazing Alternative Musicians Who Are Mothers: Patti Smith, Liz Phair, and more

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Happy Mother's Day! In honor of all of the awesome moms being celebrated today, here are seven moms who just so happen to be amazing alt-rock musicians as well.READ MORE

Alabama Feeling: Arthur Doyle, Free Jazz Legend, Dead at 69

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One of his earliest recordings, The Black Ark (1969), under alto saxophonist Noah Howard's leadership, ushered him onto the scene, yet subtly so. Though the time between his first and second recordings may not have garnered too much popular attention, his 1978 debut ofREAD MORE

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