1. Sonic Youth Staying Weird On Matador Debut

    January 16, 2009 11:59 AM EST Thurston Moore promises "heavy ass weirdo hooks" aplenty on Sonic Youth's as-yet-untitled Matador debut, due this summer. "When I started writing, I was immersed in listening to the Wipers," he tells Billboard. "'No Way,' the first song we recorded, has…

  2. All Tomorrow's Parties Overtakes Upstate New York

    September 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A quaint, kosher vacation spot in Monticello, N.Y., is the center of the indie rock universe this weekend, as the All Tomorrow's Parties festival touches down at Kutsher's Country Club. The event was A quaint, kosher vacation spot in Monticello, N.Y., is the center of the indie rock…

  3. MacKaye, Moore Debate Indie Issues In Brooklyn

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fugazi frontman/Dischord Records founder Ian MacKaye and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore took questions from a packed audience at the Brooklyn Book Fair yesterday (Sept. 14) ... Fugazi frontman/Dischord Records founder Ian MacKaye and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore took questions from a…

  4. Sonic Youth Inks New Deal With Matador

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After a two-decade stint with Universal Music Group, Sonic Youth has returned to the indie ranks and signed a new deal with Matador Records. The veteran rock act's label debut is due next year. After a two-decade stint with Universal Music Group, Sonic Youth has returned to the indie…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Ba 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over…

  6. Sonic Youth and Feelies / July 4, 2008 / New York (Battery Park)

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth may have been the headliner, but it was the newly reformed Feelies that brought the day’s biggest fireworks. And Sonic Youth's group’s distinctive, distortion-heavy sound proved to be 2008 has already seen the return of the Verve, My Bloody Valentine and Portishead, among…

  7. Counting Crows Touch Down At NYC Apple Store

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT More than 400 fans showed up at the Apple store in New York's Soho neighborhood last night (March 27) for the chance watch Counting Crows play an intimate set. More than 400 fans showed up at the Apple store in New York's Soho neighborhood last night (March 27) for the chance watch…

  8. Sons & Daughters

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The party is pretty terrible, there's about a thousand folk in a two-room suite and it looks like all those bullshit photoshoots from Vice Magazine. Hi there, we are Sons & Daughters, aka the Crown Jewels of Scotland, and we have been asked to keep a journal of our tour here in the…

  9. Lou Reed Keynotes, Rocks Out At SXSW

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lou Reed lashed out at new modes of audio technology, saying that "people have got to demand a higher standard" than current MP3s during his keynote session today (March 13) at the South By Southwest Lou Reed lashed out at new modes of audio technology, saying that "people have…

  10. Linkin Park Rocks Apple Store At Secret Show

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Linkin Park rocked a crowd of contest winners and industry personnel just after midnight Thursday (Feb. 21) at the Apple Store in New York's Soho neighborhood, in what served as an intimate warm-up fo Linkin Park rocked a crowd of contest winners and industry personnel just after…

  11. Crowes, Black Keys, Bun B Set For SXSW

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Black Crowes, the Black Keys, UGK rapper Bun and R.E.M. are among the names newly confirmed to appear at the 2008 South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. They join previously announced per The Black Crowes, the Black Keys, UGK rapper Bun and R.E.M. are among the names newly…

  12. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. phenoms James Blunt and KT Tunstall return with their sophomore albums, Reba McEntire teams up with some of the biggest names in the game for a duets collection, Barry Manilow revisits the hits o Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder's soundtrack to the Sean Penn-directed film "Into…

  13. Flight Of The Conchords, Carrie Underwood, Sonic Youth

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Flight Of The Conchords flies straight onto the Billboard charts, plus Carrie Underwood goes on a "Ride" and Thurston Moore laments his band's longevity. Tell us what you think! Email us at InSixty@ Flight Of The Conchords flies straight onto the Billboard charts, plus Carrie…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Ba 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over…

  15. Sonic Youth / July 28, 2007 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (McCarren Park Pool)

    August 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A few years ago, the U.K.'s All Tomorrow's Parties festival organizers came up with a novel idea: take a seminal indie rock band and have them play one of their most revered albums for an adoring audi A few years ago, the U.K.'s All Tomorrow's Parties festival organizers…

  16. Music On TV: July 30 - August 5

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 30 - August 5, 2007. MONDAY, July 30 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured Artist(s): The Rentals. "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  17. Sonic Youth's 'Hits' Heading To Starbucks

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a recent interview, Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore mentioned that the band needed to record a new song for a Starbucks compilation. Within minutes of his remarks hitting the Internet, chat ro In a recent interview, Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore mentioned that the band needed…

  18. New Ben Lee Album 'Ripens' In September

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Australian rock artist Ben Lee has set a Sept. 4 release date for his sixth album, "Ripe," which will be issued by New West. Australian rock artist Ben Lee has set a Sept. 4 release date for his sixth album, "Ripe," which will be issued by New West. As previously reported …

  19. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Boys, Money Mark, Doug E. Fresh. "…

  20. Rare Tracks Crowd Sonic Youth's New 'Room'

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sonic Youth will fulfill its contract with Geffen with the Dec. 12 release of "The Destroyed Room: B-sides and Rarities." As first reported here last week, Sonic Youth will fulfill its contract with Geffen with the Dec. 12 release of "The Destroyed Room: B-sides and Rarities.…

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