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Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 10/15/2011

Love, etc.: Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth separate

Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore performing with Sonic Youth in March. (Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters)
Separated: Alt-rock pioneers Kim Gordon, 58, and Thurston Moore, 53, after 27 years of marriage. Unclear what happened to the Paul Newman/Joanne Woodward of post-punk — or what this means for Sonic Youth, the band they co-founded in 1981. A rep for their record label told Spin late Friday that both will participate in concert dates scheduled in South America next month; nothing decided beyond that. They have a 17-year-old daughter.

Read earlier: Thurston Moore recalls New York’s “no wave” scene, 7/18/08

Sonic Youth’s 2004 show at 930 Club reviewed, 8/12/04

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