Archive for the 'Sonic Youth' Category

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

I’ve spent roughly a week and a half with Sonic Youth’s upcoming LP The Eternal (SY’s Matador Records debut). Remember in February when we we discussed event albums?  Well, this is most definitely one of mine.  The label just released the album’s lead off track, “Sacred Trickster”, as a free mp3 feeler.  Barely over two […]

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Juno: Loved both the film, and its use of music. While it may have seemed a bit out of place in terms of the overall mood of the music used throughout the film (see the soundtrack here), I personally loved the inclusion of Sonic Youth’s cover of “Superstar.” As a musical set piece, for those […]

Saturday, October 13th, 2007

August 13th, 2002 Boston, Massachusetts, WERS Radio. Thurston, Lee, and Jim performed acoustic versions of “Empty Page,” “Disconnection Notice” and “Rain on Tin,” before their gig that evening, in support of the Murray Street LP. I was just queuing these up for an upcoming show — great stuff, download two of the three tracks below. […]

Monday, July 9th, 2007

Sonic Youth fan? If so you’re surely aware the group is playing several dates this summer in which they will be performing their 1988 album Daydream Nation in it’s entirety. Part of All Tomorrow’s Parties Don’t Look Back Series, this is ye Holy Grail for old school indie rock fans. Here at the Drunkard home […]

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

While (obviously) nowhere near as revelatory as the original album, the live bonus material on disc II of the Daydream Nation reissue has most definitely increased our anticipation in seeing the band at the Greek Theatre in July. Set to perform the album in its entirety — in select cities across the United States (as […]