Thurston Moore: We Sing a New Language

Thurston Moore We Sing a New Language As one of Sonic Youth s founding members Thurston Moore has been acknowledged as a crucial forefather of the alternative rock scene of the past thirty years In addition to his songs with Sonic Youth

  • Title: Thurston Moore: We Sing a New Language
  • Author: Nick Soulsby
  • ISBN: 9781468315004
  • Page: 394
  • Format: Paperback
  • As one of Sonic Youth s founding members, Thurston Moore has been acknowledged as a crucial forefather of the alternative rock scene of the past thirty years In addition to his songs with Sonic Youth, Moore has also created a substantial catalog of over 130 recordings spanning three decades Thurston Moore is the first ever survey of his entire body of work, which, untilAs one of Sonic Youth s founding members, Thurston Moore has been acknowledged as a crucial forefather of the alternative rock scene of the past thirty years In addition to his songs with Sonic Youth, Moore has also created a substantial catalog of over 130 recordings spanning three decades Thurston Moore is the first ever survey of his entire body of work, which, until now, has been sorely neglected due the sheer scale, depth, and diversity of his recordings Compiled with input by Moore himself, Thurston Moore combines detailed information on his music with oral history testimonies of his collaborators on each recording to provide brand new insight into this crucial artist s lifelong dedication to musical performance and exploration.

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    1. Sonic Youth began experimenting with music before everybody else. They were there long before "alternative rock". The book is not exactly a biography of Thurston Moore. It's a detailed recount of stories by musicians and artists that have worked with Thurston and the band. It's full of anecdotes from the rock scene in New York in the 80s and 90s. The fun part to me was to read about the evolution of the music industry from tape trading and boom boxes, to nowadays Spotify and PayPal.If you're a f [...]

    2. well it is very thurston Moore. it feels very arch very self satisfied and very marginal has some merits but as I'm only a fair weather fan it was unenjoyable

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