Tag: Sonic Youth

Quick Spins: Big Audio Dynamite, Bad Lieutenant, The Cult, Sonic Youth

Quick Spins: Big Audio Dynamite, Bad Lieutenant, The Cult, Sonic Youth

The expanded 2CD reissue of This is Big Audio Dynamite — the 1985 debut from Mick Jones’ post-Clash project, Big Audio Dynamite, which featured breakout […]

Sonic Youth plots mini-tour of U.S. southwest

Sonic Youth plots mini-tour of U.S. southwest

Nearing the end of its summer tour of the U.S., Sonic Youth this week announced a seven-date “southwest mini-tour” this fall as it extends its […]

Sonic Youth to host satellite radio show on Sirius XMU each night next week

Sonic Youth to host satellite radio show on Sirius XMU each night next week

The members of Sonic Youth will play DJ each night next week when the band hosts a show on Sirius XMU, the indie-rock station on […]

Beck covering ‘EVOL’ on cassette for forthcoming Sonic Youth box set

Beck covering ‘EVOL’ on cassette for forthcoming Sonic Youth box set

Word of a planned Sonic Youth box set emerged this week when Beck let slip that he’ll be  covering the band’s 1986 album EVOL in […]

Video: Sonic Youth performs ‘Sacred Trickster’ on Letterman

Video: Sonic Youth performs ‘Sacred Trickster’ on Letterman

Sonic Youth marked this week’s release of its new album — Matador Records debut The Eternal — with a number of promotional events, including a […]

In stores this week: New albums from Sonic Youth and Pigface, Paul Weller live CD/DVD

In stores this week: New albums from Sonic Youth and Pigface, Paul Weller live CD/DVD

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Sonic Youth RELEASE: The Eternal BACKSTORY: After 20 years on […]

Sonic Youth to release latest, Merzbow-assisted SYR project in July

Sonic Youth to release latest, Merzbow-assisted SYR project in July

This summer not only will see the release of Sonic Youth’s next proper album — The Eternal, due June 8 — but also Andre Sider […]

Sonic Youth announces dates for U.S. tour in support of ‘The Eternal’

Sonic Youth announces dates for U.S. tour in support of ‘The Eternal’

Noise-rock legends Sonic Youth this morning unfurled the itinerary for their summer tour of the U.S. in support of forthcoming LP The Eternal, which drops […]

Quick Spins: Brian Eno/David Byrne; R.E.M.; Sonic Youth; Johnny Marr/Paul Weller

Quick Spins: Brian Eno/David Byrne; R.E.M.; Sonic Youth; Johnny Marr/Paul Weller

It didn’t seem to garner much attention, but after so much had been made about Brian Eno not performing with David Byrne on his current […]

Download free MP3 of new Sonic Youth track ‘Sacred Trickster’

Download free MP3 of new Sonic Youth track ‘Sacred Trickster’

Fans of Sonic Youth this week got the first official taste of the band’s forthcoming The Eternal, as Matador Records posted the album’s first MP3— […]

Sonic Youth, New Order, The Smiths issuing exclusive vinyl for Record Store Day

Sonic Youth, New Order, The Smiths issuing exclusive vinyl for Record Store Day

The second-annual Record Store Day is less than two weeks out, and the list of exclusive releases being prepped for the April 18 support-your-local-shop shindig […]

Sonic Youth previews ‘The Eternal’ with 2½-minute mash-up

Sonic Youth previews ‘The Eternal’ with 2½-minute mash-up

Now that Sonic Youth has freed itself from the shackles of major-labeldom, what publication does the band offer an exclusive preview of its forthcoming Matador […]

Sonic Youth’s new book ‘Sensational Fix’ to include 4 unreleased tracks on vinyl

Sonic Youth’s new book ‘Sensational Fix’ to include 4 unreleased tracks on vinyl

Nearly overlooked amid the buzz surrounding Sonic Youth’s forthcoming, back-to-the-indies album is the band’s hefty new book, which is due to be published next week. […]