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All their albums, resources on the Internet, their history, some musical analysis.

Experience in the area

I have all their albums and some side project rekkords. I travelled all the way to France just to see them play. I'm a musician so i can do some serious theoretical analysis of their work.

What do you like about this subject?

Sonic Youth is the point of no return. After giving them a chance one can listen to any music. Concepts like "weird vs. normal", "arty vs. pop", "mainstream vs. alternative" get redefined.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

To complete my record collection with everything that has "Sonic Youth" written on it. To learn to play drums, guitar and other istruments (in addition to piano).

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

In the middle of part two of the Piece for Jetsun Dolma some girl in the crowd screams: "Thurston, I love you!"

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

The fact that they just play rock'n'roll songs, but manage to annoy the hell of almost everyone listening, and make people think that they - and all their fans - are not so sane and are soon to be hearing-impared.

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Recent Answers from Amir E. Aharoni

2008-08-03 Kim Gordon:

Hello!    Kim Gordon sings a lot of Sonic Youth songs. You can find all of them on Wikipedia. Go to . At the bottom of the article there's a list of Sonic Youth

2006-08-01 sonic youth:

WB Show - Gilmore Girls    What musician is singing with Kim (Gordon) in little trouble girl - Kim Deal    How many LPs do they have - this is a hard one, because the usual answer is "it depends who's

2006-04-25 Lyrics:

I haven't heard a Sonic Youth song with such lyrics. However, i searched the web with these words and found the song "Inside Out" by Eve 6, which may be the one you are looking for. You can find it at

2005-08-29 Mary-Christ:

Unfortunately my guess is as good as yours. Maybe it's about some female friend of Thurston who's Christian or something ... I think that most of all it's supposed to be just a silly punkish rockout. I

2005-05-04 music:

Hi    I suppose you are talking about this movie:    I watched the trailer and i can't recognize any of the songs, but none of the music there sounds


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