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Sonic Youth looks forward to 'Eternal' new album, tour

Indie-rockers once more, Sonic Youth will charge across the US this summer to support the band's forthcoming new studio effort, its first record on the Matador label.

Sonic Youth heads into summer with new release

Sonic Youth will release a new album, "The Eternal," June 9, according to a statement on the Matador Records website. The recording, produced by John Agnello and the band, will be SY's 16th album.

Heavyweights Select Songs For Sonic Youth

Eddie Vedder, Beck and Mike Watt are among the Sonic Youth fans who were tapped to select songs for a new, limited edition Sonic Youth CD to be sold exclusively at select Starbucks locations.

SXSW taps Lou Reed for keynote speech

Rock legend Lou Reed has signed on as the keynote speaker for next year's SXSW Music Conference in Austin, TX.

Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore line up shows together and apart

Alt-rock veterans Sonic Youth have lined up a few Texas shows early in October, but not before frontman Thurston Moore kicks off his own solo tour later this month.

Live Review: Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago

Thousands of indie rock fanatics--a good mix of fresh, young folks and music-loving grown-ups--visit the Pitchfork website for news and reviews, and at least 17,000 of them are now turning up every year to see the bands they've been reading about online.

Pitchfork Music Festival adds Yoko Ono as headliner

Yoko Ono will headline the second day of this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, according to the event's organizers, who also announced several other additions to the three-day festival.

Sonic Youth plots revisit of 'Daydream'

Alt-rock icons Sonic Youth will mount a tour this summer, during which they plan to perform their groundbreaking 1998 album, "Daydream Nation," in its entirety.

Live Review: Sonic Youth in Sacramento, CA

Sonic Youth long ago learned to tame dissonance and feedback and turn it into an unparalleled brand of pop music, and by now the New York noise purveyors have perfected it to the extent that it feels effortless.
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