Tag: thurston moore

NEWS: Turkish Delight – double album reissue

NEWS: Turkish Delight – double album reissue

Formed in 1994 Turkish Delight became cult favourites in the underground scene burgeoning in Boston, MA during the first half of the ‘90s. Touted as Thurston Moore’s favourite band they had an incredibly intricate sound and experimental approach to making…

ALBUM: Joseph Coward ‘Win Big Prizes’

Rating: If Joseph Coward’s first album (2014’s self-reflexively titled The World Famous…) addressed crises of faith, redemption and an ultimate deal with God then this follow-up raises the stakes by articulating themes of rejection, unhappy finality, new beginnings, lamentable actions…

ALBUM REVIEW: Thurston Moore ‘The Best Day’

Rating: Where would music be without Sonic Youth? Founder Thurston Moore made the uncool cool with detuned guitars and trauma-filled vocals that anywhere else would be laughed at – alternative wasn’t the thing to do yet.  For his fourth solo…

Best of YouTube: Kim Gordon

“I wanna know the exact dimensions of hell”, Kim Gordon sang on Sonic Youth’s 1988 album Daydream Nation. Visual artist, musician, fashion icon and inspiration for generations of teenage girls, there’s plenty to say about the no wave queen, so…

Moseley Folk Festival 2014 – Friday Highlights

Set in the suburbs of Birmingham, Moseley Folk Festival reels in the top names of folk and increasingly more genres. The first day of the festival offered big names including The Smiths’ Johnny Marr, Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and Jimi…