Kim Gordon

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PJ Harvey, Sonic Youth, Madonna: the unseen archives of rock photographer Tony Mott
He’s partied with Queen. Tom Petty had his email. Now one of Australia’s most accomplished rock photographers has been digging through his negatives

Kirsten Krauth, photography by Tony Mott

12, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Sonic Youth: where to start in their back catalogue
In Listener’s digest, our writers help you explore the work of great musicians. Next up: the feedback-worshipping high priests of indie-rock who wedded art and pop

Grayson Haver Currin

25, May, 2020 @1:44 PM

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Kim Gordon: ‘I'm not a badass, whatever that means’
The musician, 66, on her mysterious mother, learning to go solo, and being vulnerable

Chris Hall

21, Dec, 2019 @1:00 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2019: the full list
Our pick of the year’s finest albums brings American dreaming, teenage dynamism, heartbreak, barbed rap, impetuous indie and beautiful soundscapes

20, Dec, 2019 @9:41 AM

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Kim Gordon: No Home Record review – quite a feat
(Matador)

Kitty Empire

13, Oct, 2019 @4:29 AM

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Kim Gordon: No Home Record review
Gordon’s first solo album sees her skewer everything from harassment to fame

Laura Snapes

11, Oct, 2019 @8:30 AM

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Kim Gordon: 'There's a wall of faceless men I have to climb over'
She’s the art-rock legend who made Sonic Youth punk – and now, at 66, she has made her first solo record. She drives our writer through LA to talk Donald Trump, existential angst and her anthem called Air BnB

Jenn Pelly

04, Oct, 2019 @5:00 AM

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50 great tracks for September from Normani, Tinariwen, Miley Cyrus and more
Former Fifth Harmony member Normani’s solo career properly lifts off, while country supergroup the Highwomen and rapper Megan Thee Stallion offer distinct, spirited defences of womanhood’s complexity

Ammar Kalia and Laura Snapes

02, Sep, 2019 @7:50 AM

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Body/Head: The Switch review – otherworldly Sturm und Drang
(Matador)

Phil Mongredien

22, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Body/Head: The Switch review – Kim Gordon's prophecies of doom
Gordon and Nace’s second release has five tracks that ooze uneasiness like a weather report from a nuclear winter

Laura Snapes

13, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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'Don't eat the kebabs' – Tupac, Kurt, and the best musician-to-musician letters
Laura Jane Grace’s autobiography remembers a letter Bruce Springsteen wrote to her – another addition to the rich catalogue of revealing notes stars have penned each other

Charlotte Richardson Andrews

23, Dec, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Kim Gordon on Sonic Youth's first acoustic set: 'It was a nightmare'
In a keynote speech at Brisbane’s Bigsound conference, the bassist and visual artist spoke about Iggy Pop, PiL and a peptalk given to her by Neil Young’s son

Andrew Stafford

07, Sep, 2016 @7:54 AM

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