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News Jam: Auction Date Set for The Replacements’ Songs for Slim EP, Thurston Moore Announces First Release By His Post-Sonic Youth Band and More

* The Replacements' first new recording in over 20 years, a benefit EP for guitarist Slim Dunlap who is dealing with medical issues from a recent stroke, will begin to be auctioned off tomorrow on eBay. Initially limited to 250 copies, the Songs for Slim EP will be pressed on 180-gram, 10" vinyl and will be autographed by Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson & Chris Mars. For those who would like to support Slim, and not do so at w...READ MORE

Hey You! Want to see Thurston Moore for Free on Monday Night? Read On

As the guitarist for the way beyond influential band, Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore is a man who needs no introduction. He's fuckin' Thurston Moore, man. But what can you expect from Thurston Moore Monday night when he plays the Beachland Ballroom with John Moloney? Could we see something from his new, post-Sonic Youth band, Chelsea Light Moving? John Moloney is the drummer for Moore's new outfit, but if we were in for a Chel...READ MORE

“Groovy and Linda” by Chelsea Light Moving

Not to be confused with the 1968 coffee house folk song by Tom Parrott (recorded for Smithsonian Folkways), this chug n’ shred burner is a psycho reflection of late 60s NYC East Village hippie idealism slayed and splayed in an Avenue B tenement boiler room. Groovy was the boy born James Leroy Hutchinson from modest American means and Linda was Linda Fitzpatrick, she from a privileged nuclear household, both runaways to the lysergic...READ MORE

2011 Pitchfork Music Festival Day 1: Thurston Moore

No matter what festival you attend, no matter who's manning the sound boards, and no matter how many speakers are pointing at the crowd, when you have 30+ bands playing over three days someone is going to get cursed by shit sound.  Friday, unfortunately, that performer was Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore. As Moore first took the stage, he made some quick jokes about his band's volume ("Is that too loud?  We're on a noise break....READ MORE

The Rockometer: Demolished Thoughts by Thruston Moore

Thurston Moore Demolished Thoughts Matador Similar in tone to recent offerings by Kurt Vile and Dinosaur Jr's, J Mascis, Thurston Moore's Demolished Thoughts features a musician who's been known to rip things up from time to time working in a more thoughtful, deliberate, and sedate manner.  Gone is the fuzz, buzz and squalor which has marked much of Moore's work with his legendary band, Sonic Youth.  In its place there's Moore...READ MORE