Phonic Youth

A perpetuum mobile of a band, the ever-prolific Sonic Youth leave in their wake one of rock’s most dense, challenging and thrilling back catalogues. Daniel Tapper navigates two decades worth of vertiginous electric guitar assaults and coruscating art rock epiphanies. Originally released in 1983, Confusion Is Sex is Sonic Youth’s first full length album. Included…

Phonic Youth

A perpetuum mobile of a band, the ever-prolific Sonic Youth leave in their wake one of rock’s most dense, challenging and thrilling back catalogues. Daniel Tapper navigates two decades worth of vertiginous electric guitar assaults and coruscating art rock epiphanies. Originally released in 1983, Confusion Is Sex is Sonic Youth’s rst full- length album. Included…

Eternal Youth

“Youth has no age,” claimed Pablo Picasso, a point surely proven by New York music veterans, Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Renaldo and Steve Shelley – collectively Sonic Youth, a quartet who should surely be known as Sonic Maturity by now, were they not as hungry, influential and effortlessly hip as scenesters half their age.…