Kim Gordon  and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth perform  in New York in 2009. Photograph: Mark Von Holden/Getty Images

One of the most surprising things about Kim Gordon, when she picks up the phone on the American west coast, is how quiet she sounds. Seeing as she’s t(...)

There is much about this Young-Adult weepie that seems designed to kick up fury and disgust in any right-thinking adult. In a scenario purpose-built f(...)

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Body/Head: Coming Apart
  • Music
  • September 13, 2013, 00:00

Since Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore’s separation and Sonic Youth’s subsequent hiatus in 2011, all four long-term members have thrown themselves into o(...)

FIRST WE TAKE MANHATTAN . . . As takeovers go, the (...)