Kim Gordon

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Ezra Furman plays Cork, Dublin and Galway

Tuesday, July 23 Icebreaker National Concert Hall, Dublin This UK-based new music interpretive group has been around almost 30 years, and specialise(...)

Dublin Dance Festival, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rosas Danst Rosas, Photograph:  Anne Van Aerschot

Dreaming in Blue Until February 14th Harry Clarke’s dreamy The Eve of Saint Agnes is at the Hugh Lane in Dublin, but you can see his wonderful waterco(...)

Joaquin Phoenix as John Callahan

The title refers to a cartoon by the late John Callahan. A huddle of mounted cowboys peers at a wheelchair abandoned in the lonely desert. The leader (...)

Dave Haslam: 'Mark E Smith always seemed to symbolise something beyond himself'

Studio 54, Cream, CBGBs – some places have delicious mythology battered into their very foundations. The Hacienda, likewise, was ground zero for a Man(...)

A detail from the cover of Lady Gaga’s Artpop (2013)  by   Jeff Koons. Label: Interscope Records

There’s more to that record collection you’ve begun to accumulate than the sounds on the grooves. In front and around many great albums is very often (...)

What did I learn from the arts this year? That art in the name of protest and advocacy is not just powerful but beautiful, too. Artists expressed the(...)

 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(...)

The Punk Singer begins as it means to go on: with a feminist battle-cry from Kathleen Hanna circa 1991: “I am your worst nightmare come to life. I’m a(...)

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(...)

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