Lee Ranaldo

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    November 9, 2012

    The Faint at the Ogden Theatre, 11/8/12

    THE FAINT @ OGDEN THEATRE |11/8/12 Even though this was a tour in support of the reissue of Danse Macabre, late in the set, the Faint treated us to a rare cover of "Mote" by Sonic Youth from that band's 1990 album Goo. The haunted vocal delivery was in the spirit of Lee Ranaldo's own but there were ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011

    Kate Bush gets approved to use James Joyce soliloquy: Five songs that skipped that step

    James Joyce playing "Stairway to Heaven"​The James Joyce estate is well known for its nearly-impossible-to-break hold on the copyright of his works. Case in point, 22 years ago Kate Bush asked to use a soliloquy from Ulysses in one of her songs and was denied. Most people would just give up, b ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Sonic Youth at Ogden Theatre - 10/04/10

    Jon Solomon​ SONIC YOUTH With Caldera Lakes 10.04.10 | Ogden Theatre The thing about seeing Sonic Youth is, no matter what else is going on in the venue, the city or even the world at that very moment, there is no question the show will be staggeringly beautiful. It won't be flashy or dramat ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Sonic Youth at the Ogden Theatre

    Jon Solomon​Sonic Youth Friday, July 31, 2009Ogden TheatreThree songs into Sonic Youth's muscular set, Kim Gordon sang, "I want you to levitate me/Don't you love me yet?" during "Sacred Trixter." Although her feet might have still been on the ground, those first three songs, which also included th ... More >>

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    July 1, 2009

    Sonic Youth signature Fender Jazzmaster guitars on sale today

    Sonic Youth guitarists Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo have a strong affinity for their Fender Jazzmasters. which they say have defined the Sonic Youth sound for more than two decades. According to Fender's press release, the guitarists have always modified their Jazzmasters by removing any extraneou ... More >>

  • Music

    March 9, 2006

    Moore Substance

    Youth and success are relative to Thurston Moore.

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    February 16, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Reality Check

    Don Goede is in a New York state of mind.

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    June 24, 2004

    Sonic Youth

    Sonic Nurse (Geffen)

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    August 15, 2002

    Sonic Youth

    Murray Street (Geffen)

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    May 14, 1998

    The Aging of Sonic Youth

    The ultimate indie band embraces the past, the present and the future.