Lee Ranaldo

“New Thing” by Lee Ranaldo

Lee Ranaldo has unveiled the video for “New Thing,” the second track to be taken from his forthcoming release Electric Trim, out September 15th,…

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Thurston Moore's new album 'The Best Day' Reviewed by Northern Transmissions

Review Of ‘The Best Day’ By Thurston Moore

Since Sonic Youth’s unofficial, but pretty evident end after the divorce of its power couple Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon, the band’s members have been keeping fairly busy. Lee Ranaldo was the first member to release a solo record, the respectable Between the Tides and the Time, in 2012, which followed with Last Night On Earth with a backing band now dubbed the Dust. Drummer Steve Shelley:

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Thurston Moore talks with Northern Transmissions' Douglas bleggi

Douglas Bleggi Interviews Thurston Moore

Since his split with wife and Sonic Youth co-founder Kim Gordon, Thurston Moore has kept plenty busy. After touring his 2011 solo record Demolished Thoughts, the band that comprised his tour threw down their acoustic instruments and picked up electric counterparts, becoming Chelsea Light Moving. The band was a project in practicing punk rock sensibilities, recording the album in one day:

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Northern Transmissions Interviews Lee Ranaldo. "Last Night On Earth" from Lee Ranaldo And The Dust is out on Matador Records. Catch Lee Ranaldo on tour now.

Northern Transmissions Interviews Lee Ranaldo

It’s definitely interesting to be fronting a band as opposed to being on a collaborative team, and being in a band now where I bring in all the songs, as opposed to being part of a four way writing situation. You know I’ve kind of just fallen into it at this point,

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