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Thurston Moore Talks About His Four Summers Teaching in Boulder

Former Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore has spent the past four summers teaching a course on William Burroughs at Naropa University in Boulder. In this week's music feature, now posted on the Backbeat blog, Tom Murphy talks to the rock legend about how he got the job and how Patti Smith influenced his style.

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.