Thurston Moore

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Sonic Youth’s greatest songs – ranked!
As they release two live albums to benefit abortion support groups, we rate the best of the New York band who collided alt-rock with the avant garde in a thrilling noise

Alexis Petridis

11, Nov, 2021 @1:07 PM

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'My coolness has disintegrated': how pop stars cope with fatherhood
Pop’s mothers have told of guilt, loneliness and record-label prejudice – so do men face the same problems? Wayne Coyne, Ghetts, Thurston Moore and others respond

Rachel Aroesti

02, Dec, 2020 @12:30 PM

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Thurston Moore webchat – your questions answered on black metal, the Fall and the joy of disco
Ahead of new album, By the Fire, Moore talked about where he ate in New York, the power of Jimi Hendrix, and his newfound love of home recording during the pandemic

Guardian music

23, Sep, 2020 @12:42 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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'It's hopeful and generous': Thurston Moore's experimental record shop
The Sonic Youth co-founder has set up a store in London, a haven for fans of Stockhausen, Luc Ferrari – and Norwegian black metal

Suzanne Moore

04, Mar, 2020 @10:29 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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Thurston Moore on Madonna: ‘She had credibility, she was really ahead of the game’
The musician, formerly guitarist and vocalist in Sonic Youth, on Madonna’s emergence from the New York underground scene

As told to Kate Hutchinson

15, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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10 years of Cafe Oto: how the east London venue became the heart of the underground
The experimental music venue celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. Two Guardian podcasts chart how a community of artists and volunteers turned an abandoned Dalston paint factory into a vibrant international hub

Noah Payne-Frank

01, May, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Charles Hayward and Thurston Moore: Improvisations review – strong noise grooves

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

07, Dec, 2017 @8:15 PM

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Thurston Moore, Holly Herndon and more on today's musical underground
Thurston Moore, The Black Madonna and other underground musicians discuss how the scene continues to mutate – and why quantum physics is where today’s avant garde truly resides

Rachel Aroesti

27, Nov, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Me and the muse: Thurston Moore on his sources of inspiration
The former Sonic Youth frontman on letting ideas gestate in his head, doing weird things to guitars and being galvanised by a new producer

Interview by Jude Rogers

09, Apr, 2017 @7:30 AM

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Grime and classic rock share billing on Penderyn music book shortlist
Bruce Springsteen is snubbed in wide-ranging selection by judges including Tracey Thorn and Thurston Moore

Lindesay Irvine

08, Mar, 2017 @11:35 AM

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