April 18th, 2014


Sonic Youth in Rotterdam, 1985

Thurston’s holding NON record «Pagan Muzak»

Photo by Carlos Van Hijfte

Reblogged from Flowers Crack Concrete
April 13th, 2014


April 11th, 1991 - Nirvana attends a party with Sonic Youth in Seattle, Washington. Photographer Charles Peterson is present to snap pictures of the two bands together which would be the only photos known to exist of all members shown together in the same shot.

Reblogged from
December 2nd, 2012

J Mascis and guest Frank Black at Dinosaur Jr.’s show celebrating the 25th anniversary of You’re Living All Over Me, at New York’s Terminal 5 last night. Other guests include Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon and Lee Ranaldo, the Melvins’ Dale Crover, the Smiths’ Johnny Marr, the Replacements’ Tommy Stinson and Portlandia's Fred Armisen. Good roundup of the evening, including video, at Slicing Up Eyeballs. (Photo by Dean Keim)

March 28th, 2012

Brand-new video for “Angles,” another solo track from Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo. The clip was directed by his wife, Leah Singer.

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Official Tumblr for Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, a Time magazine book of the year. (Now in paperback; purchase info here.) The blog is run by the author, freelance writer/editor Mark Yarm; he is of no relation to Mark Arm of Mudhoney.