Thurston Moore scarcely needs an introduction, nor do we need a specific reason to want to chat with the 62-year-old artist. There is, though, a hook for this particular chat: the release of By The Fire, a new studio effort by the Thurston Moore Group. Recorded in London, the album is all radiant heat and kaleidoscopic arrangements which join together in oozing consort and tickling friction. Shooting through this mass of sound are lyrics, written by Moore or transgender poet Radieux Radio, that are rich with poetic detail and reveal a deep craving for experience and human connection.
Thurston Moore’s solo records have always been an interesting barometer to his state of mind outside of Sonic Youth. Psychic Hearts, his solo debut, was the most Sonic Youth of […]
Caveat emptor: The following is recommended for fellow Sonic Youth nerds only, so no comments about ‘banality’ below, k? Alright, for those of you still reading, this is like a […]
For all the legacy of Sonic Youth’s noise-laden, avant-garde beginnings and the continued examination of it through their later work, founding member Thurston Moore’s solo albums have always been a touch more […]
Earlier today Matador Records released the first taste from Thurston Moore’s upcoming (third) solo album, Demolished Thoughts. Produced by Beck, “Benediction” easily falls in line with the more subdued tone of […]
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