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Sonic Youth Contemplates Life With No Expiration Datenew

One of the great pleasures of following Sonic Youth comes from balancing the weight of its history and impact against the beauty of its ongoing metamorphosis.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Jason Notte  |  07-30-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Sonic Youth Gets Better With Agenew

The almost unanimous verdict on The Eternal is not only that Sonic Youth sounds more energized than in years, but that the long-running alt-rock icons have come damn close to recapturing the form that made them legends in the first place.
The Georgia Straight  |  Mike Usinger  |  07-27-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Sonic Youth Grows Older, but the Music Never Grows Oldnew

Together since 1981, Sonic Youth has been admired, emulated, studied and chronicled. They played an integral part in the early 80s East Coast "no wave" movement, in which the trajectories of art, music and performance collided.
Boise Weekly  |  Amy Atkins  |  07-22-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Sonic Youth's 'The Eternal' is Near Perfectionnew

The group's 16th full-length album is a singular work, with idiosyncratic salutes, via song dedications, to obscure beat poet Gregory Corso and punk rocker Bobby Pyn (aka Darby Crash), and folk hero John Fahey, who painted the cover art.
Tucson Weekly  |  Michael Petitti  |  07-08-2009  |  Reviews

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