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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Getting Out of the 'Woodwork' with John Paul White; Getting 'Wild' in the Streets of Laredo

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.25.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

John Paul White admits he's been pretty fortunate in his career. He's been able to make music (and find success) on his own terms from his early days ...

Epic David Bowie Story: Hot Pants and Mystery Dust (VIDEO)

Mike Edison | Posted 06.14.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Edison

It's true - the girl that took me to see David Bowie in 1978 was wearing overalls and no shirt. It truly was a different time. Wide open. It felt like...

R5 Hits #1: Chats with Ross Lynch, 311's Nick Hexum and Ben Lee, Plus Saint Asonia, Patternist and Kat Reinhert Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.29.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Ross Lynch: So the Lynch gang is touring behind its new #1 album, Sometime Last Night. Is being in a band with your family awesome? "Totally! Sometimes that can get a tiny bit annoying, but for the most part, it's all really good. We all get along really well."

Kim Gordon On Divorce, Art And Life After Sonic Youth

rollingstonelogo | Posted 03.04.2015 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By JONAH WEINER Kim Gordon wants to get a burger at the Apple Pan, a tiny burger joint on Lo...

How a Parent's Infidelity Can Hurt a Child

Vicki Larson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

It's hard to know just how many kids have been in the middle of a parent's infidelity because we don't know how many people are cheating; estimates are from around 25 percent to as high as 70 percent.

The Best Singles of the 1990s That Missed the Top 50, Part 1

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Today, many of these tracks have fallen into obscurity, but they deserve another listen, as they still sound incredible. In alphabetical order, here are my picks for the 90's best singles that missed the Top 50 (with accompanying video links).

The New Riot Grrrls: Sleigh Bells and Haim Live in Levi's

Hellin Kay | Posted 10.05.2014 | New York
Hellin Kay

I love to see girls rock out. I'm calling this the summer of my midlife crisis. Yes, that's happening.

Turn Blue: A Conversation with The Black Keys' Patrick Carney

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.16.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Black Keys' Turn Blue was compared to The Clash's London Calling. Read this to see how they react to that.

Lee Ranaldo's Lost Highways at Galerie Jan Dhaese

Kari Adelaide | Posted 06.15.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

Sketches of highway curves and iconographic landscapes offer a sense of duration with a repetition of imagery; we are faced with restlessness and stimulus together at once (on equal terms).

Garbage's One Mile High... Live: A Conversation with Butch Vig, Plus an Alexander Kariotis Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

When people think of classic rock voices, Steve Perry from Journey and Freddie Mercury from Queen come to mind. Take their vocal styles, add to them the sounds of great operatic composers such as Puccini and Verdi, and a completely new and original musical form is born.

Endless Night In The Filthy Depths Of Purgatory

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.10.2013 | Arts

If a kids' Halloween parade accidentally paraded right into the filthy depths of purgatory, the result might look something like "The Night of Forever...

Tenner: Favorite Spring Music and a Movie, too

Dusty Wright | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment
Dusty Wright

Spring has arrived -- flowers and music in full bloom. Some of it only hints at what might be as summer approaches. Until then, here are few things I'm carting around in my wheelbarrow. Dig it.

'Sonic Youth' Divorce Details Revealed

Posted 04.25.2013 | Divorce

Indie rockers Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon shocked Sonic Youth fans everywhere when they split in October 2011 after 27 years of marriage. Now, Gordo...

On Shaming The 'Other Woman' In Sonic Youth Split

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.25.2013 | Women

We all know that having an affair with a married man is an awful (really, really awful) thing to do. But does that make it okay for the media to publi...

Please Be Clean When You Do It: Interview With Jim Lee

Ridley Howard | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
Ridley Howard

I like the term intervention when referring to my painting process. I just try to react off of things...marks on the painted surface, purposely warping a stretcher bar, cutting something then putting it back together. I want to create a scenario in which I have to fix something.

And The Artist Of The Month Is...

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.07.2013 | Arts

Would you like to receive an artwork in the mail made exclusively by a member of Sonic Youth? Well, here's your chance: The Artist of the Month Club, ...

Preview The New Sonic Youth Live Album Recorded In Chicago, 1985

Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago

Back in 1985, Smart Bar Chicago was barely three years old and Sonic Youth was in its infancy as a band. More than 27 years later, the band is finally...

Kim Gordon's Art World Pet Peeve

ARTINFO | Posted 11.17.2012 | Arts

Name: Kim Gordon Age: Beyond Occupation: Artist/objecthood City/Neighborhood: Northampton, Massachusetts Your current exhibition with Karen Kilim...

From Madonna to Mogwai, Swervedriver's Resurgent Sonics Achieve Escape Velocity

Scott Thill | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
Scott Thill

With a sonic heat signature that converged somewhere between the raw power of The Stooges and the cerebral trips of Sonic Youth, Swerdriver's four full-lengths and underestimated rarities have grown in relevance with the flight of time's arrow.

An Extremely Awkward 1994 Interview Between Beck And Thurston Moore

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

Buzzfeed uncovered this gem from a 1994 episode of MTV's "120 Minutes," where Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth sat down with a seemingly stoned and/or ta...

Art Basel Week: a Quick Killing in Miami

Noah Becker | Posted 02.05.2012 | Arts
Noah Becker

Basel gives armchair social media art lovers a chance to get some sun and some exercise and actually see the art they are talking about in person.

Watch Sonic Youth's Last Concert Ever

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

This is the way Sonic Youth ends: With a concert in Brazil. After Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore's separation was announced in October, the band's f...

Dog Ears Music: Ghostlike II

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 12.28.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by The Heavy, Leyland Kirby, Big Maybelle, Yoko Ono & The Brother Brothers, and other artists.

5 Married Bandmates Who Called It Quits...On Their Marriage

Posted 12.26.2011 | Divorce

Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, who recently split after 27 years of marriage, shocked the indie rock world, leaving many fans wondering ...

Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon Separate After 27 Years

Posted 06.24.2013 | Celebrity

It's a dark day for Sonic Youth fans. Bandmates Thurston Moore, 53, and Kim Gordon, 58, have decided to separate about 27 years of marriage, their ...