Click Track: Sonic Youth


Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder perform at MLK memorial dedication; Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore separate; Raheem DeVaughn arrested at protest alongside Cornel West

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By Chris Richards  |  09:55 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Sonic Youth, Raheem DeVaughn

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/30/2010

Lists: David Malitz picks his top 10 concerts of 2010

I didn’t quite match last year’s 237 concerts, but I did attend 221 shows in 2010. And, to quote Eric Cartman, about 80 percent of them were “fine, just fine.” Maybe they just all blurred together. Maybe it was too...

By David Malitz  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists, Lists | Tags:  Blood Feathers, Buzzcocks, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Grinderman, Hole, Jeff Mangum, LCD Soundsystem, Paul Collins Beat, Sonic Youth, Spoon, The Clean, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/02/2010

Lilith Fair cancels dates; Christgau shuts down record blog; Beck, Tortoise, Sonic Youth cover Yanni

No strangers to smooth music, Chicago-based post-rock band Tortoise joined Beck to record a cover of Yanni's "Live at the Acropolis" (Courtesy of Thrill Jockey) By Aaron Leitko -Tough times are just getting tougher on the summer concert circuit. Bono...

By Aaron Leitko  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beck, Drake, Lilith Fair, Robert Christgau, Sarah McLachlan, Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore, Tortoise, Yanni

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/30/2010

Matador announced 21st b-day celebration; Pitchfork launches spin-off blog; Sen. Robert Byrd's album to be reissued

Belle and Sebastian (Reuben Cox/Matador) By Aaron Leitko -Matador Records has announced the line-up for it's 21st anniversary celebration this October in Las Vegas, including performances by Yo La Tengo, Belle & Sebastian, Sonic Youth, and Guided By Voices. If...

By The Reliable Source  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Belle & Sebastian, Guided By Voices, Matador Records, Pitchfork, Sonic Youth, Yo La Tengo, robert byrd

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/23/2010

Lists: When really good soundtracks happen to really bad movies

Mastodon: The only awesome thing about "Jonah Hex." (2009 photo by Kyle Gutafson/FTWP) By Allison Stewart The news that Georgia metal warriors Mastodon will issue a soundtrack to the already much-maligned film "Jonah Hex" next week got Click Track thinking...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Cypress Hill, David Bowie, Electric Light Orchestra, Mark Mothersbaugh, Mastodon, Morris Day, Mudhoney, Olivia Newton-John, Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam, Prince, Sigur Ros, Sonic Youth, the Monkees

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 05/21/2010

Lists: Top five musical guest stars on "The Simpsons"

Joanna Newsom has been Simpson-ized. By Allison Stewart "The Simpsons"' 21st season is set to conclude on Sunday night with an "American Idol"-themed episode. And while the season may have been a mixed bag -- we're still examining our...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:45 PM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  50 Cent, Aerosmith, Cypress Hill, James Taylor, Joanna Newsom, Johnny Cash, Metallica, Michael Jackson, Peter Frampton, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, Sonic Youth, White Stripes

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/16/2010

Butthole Surfers, My Bloody Valentine and more: Five memorable shows at the old 9:30 club

There was no forgetting a Butthole Surfers gig back in the day. (Courtesy of the Agency Group.) In Sunday's magazine our old buddy J. Freedom du Lac has a great oral history of the 9:30 club, the landmark local venue...

By David Malitz  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Butthole Surfers, My Bloody Valentine, Rain, Sonic Youth, The Verlaines

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/12/2010

Morning click: Yoko reforms Plastic Ono Band, Wale lets go-go beef simmer

Yoko Ono is getting the band back together -- and what a band it is. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach) - Yoko Ono is reforming her Plastic Ono Band for a Feb. 16 performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in...

By Chris Richards  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Carole King, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Joanna Newsom, Paul Simon, Sonic Youth, Spoon, Wale, Yoko Ono