1. Kim Gordon Crafts Film, Sonic Youth Preps Rarities

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon will offer the U.S. premiere of her film, "Perfect Partner," and participate in a live performance of the soundtrack this Friday (Oct. 27) and Saturday at Montclair St Sonic Youth principal Kim Gordon will offer the U.S. premiere of her film, "…

  2. Stooges Begin Recording First Album Since 1973

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The reconstituted Stooges have spent the past week recording their first album since 1973 at producer Steve Albini's Electrical Audio studio in Chicago. The reconstituted Stooges have spent the past week recording their first album since 1973 at producer Steve Albini's Electrical…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band…

  4. 'Rip' And Tear

    June 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth is back to a quartet on "Rather Ripped," out this week via Geffen. The 12-track set is the band's first to not feature longtime collaborator Jim O'Rourke since 1998's "A Thousand Leaves." Sonic Youth is back to its core quartet on "Rather…

  5. Sonic Youth Launching Summer Tour At CBGB

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth will launch its summer tour with a June 13 show at legendary New York rock club CBGB, marking its first appearance at the venue since 1992. The group's new studio album, "Rather Ripped," w Sonic Youth will launch its summer tour with a June 13 show at legendary New…

  6. Iggy Gets Busy On Stooges Reunion Disc

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Punk icon Iggy Pop has been holed up in "a little cottage in the boonies on a little river" in Florida writing music with his old band the Stooges. The as-yet-untitled set, the legendary rock act's fi Punk icon Iggy Pop has been holed up in "a little cottage in the boonies…

  7. Sonic Youth Gigs With Gilmore Girls

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth principals Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon, plus their daughter Coco on shakers, will appear on the season finale of the WB drama "Gilmore Girls" to perform an acoustic version of the new so Sonic Youth principals Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon, plus their daughter Coco on…

  8. Sonic Youth 'Rips' On New CD, Pearl Jam Tour

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sonic Youth will release its next album, "Rather Ripped," June 13 via Geffen. The band will support the set via several July dates with Pearl Jam and is also eyeing a run with the Flaming Lips. Sonic Youth will release its next album, "Rather Ripped," June 13 via Geffen.…

  9. Indie Rockers Sign On For Arthurball, No Fun Fest

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST A host of notable names have signed on for two upcoming indie-centric music festivals. A host of notable names have signed on for two upcoming indie-centric music festivals. First up is the inaugural Arthurball, which will be held Feb. 25-26 at the Echo and Ex-Plex in Los Angeles. The event…

  10. Sonic Youth Begins Recording New Album

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sonic Youth has begun recording its next Geffen studio album at Sear Sound Studio in New York, where the group put such prior albums as "Sister" and "Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star" to tape. Sonic Youth has begun recording its next Geffen studio album at Sear…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band…

  12. Billboard Bits: Sonic Youth, MuchMusic, Troiano & More

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Sonic Youth, MuchMusic, Dominic Troiano & More As it prepares to launch a European tour Saturday (May 28) in Barcelona, Sonic Youth is also prepping a series of upcoming releases. According to its official Web site , the group is "putting the finishing touches" on a…

  13. Dinosaur Jr. Tackles TV, Summer Shows

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The reunited original lineup of influential modern rock act Dinosaur Jr. will perform on television for the first time April 15 on CBS' "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson." The reunited original lineup of influential modern rock act Dinosaur Jr. will perform on television…

  14. Minutemen Remembered In New Documentary

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Being in a punk band during the 1980s did not automatically secure you a mega-buck record deal, constant MTV rotation and a spot on the Grammys. Being in a punk band during the 1980s did not automatically secure you a mega-buck record deal, constant MTV rotation and a spot on the Grammys. In…

  15. Music Plays Big Part At Inaugural Fetes

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST With the Jan. 20 inauguration of George W. Bush, visitors to the capital won't be able to swing a cat next week without hitting a ball or party. Although there will be free daytime festivities open to With the Jan. 20 inauguration of George W. Bush, visitors to the capital won't be…

  16. Merge Unearths Dinosaur Jr. Reissues

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Merge will on March 22 reissue Dinosaur Jr.'s first three albums "Dinosaur," "You're Living All Over Me" and "Bug." Merge will on March 22 reissue Dinosaur Jr.'s first three albums "Dinosaur," "You're Living All Over Me"…

  17. Billboard Bits: Moore/Nirvana, Bowling For Soup & More

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Thurston Moore/Nirvana, Bowling For Soup & More Sonic Youth guitarist/vocalist Thurston Moore has penned the liner notes for the highly anticipated Nirvana boxed set " With the Lights Out ," due Nov. 23 via DGC/Universal. Late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was an admitted…

  18. Hot Product

    September 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Teen film/TV sensation Hilary Duff’s self-titled debut for Hollywood Records. A retrospective from beloved British rock act Supergrass, “Supergrass Is 10” (Capitol), the American edition of which features a bonus live disc. A…

  19. Sinatra Plants A New 'Kiss'

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nancy Sinatra has set a Sept. 28 release date for her new, self-titled album for Morrissey's Attack imprint via Sanctuary. Nancy Sinatra has set a Sept. 28 release date for her new, self-titled album for Morrissey's Attack imprint via Sanctuary. As previously reported , the first…

  20. Moore, Watt, Napolitano Get Their 'Orders'

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Members of Sonic Youth, the Minutemen, Mudhoney and Concrete Blonde are among the artists that have joined forces to participate in "You've Got Your Orders Vol. 1," a 22-track, limited edition CD due Members of Sonic Youth, the Minutemen, Mudhoney and Concrete Blonde are among…

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