Hear an edit of “Expressway to Yr. Skull”
An overview of a decade of underground music invading the mainstream
Plus Panda Bear and Sonic Boom, Mick Jenkins, Horrendous Draag Me, Spirit Adrift and Boris
The band’s final U.S. show is preserved, offering a chance to revisit their final bow
Hear “”Intro>Brave Men Run (In My Family)>Death Valley ’69”
We’re launching an ongoing series on our 100 favorite albums of all time
Let’s just get this out of the way: Awards and ceremonies are a dubious measure…
The group’s mid-’80s trio of records was a massive breakthrough as well as a period of fixation on a dark American myth
Hear two newly released live sets from 1992 and 1993
A look back at the singular EP series that often featured inspired collaborations
Hear ‘Live in Kyiv, Ukraine’ right now
A loose set of recordings from 2000-2010 that find Sonic Youth embracing a kind of looseness and freedom
10 times when more resources and left-field talent resulted in something great.
Hear live selections from throughout the band’s history.
Hear new single “Sketch Artist.”
100 albums that transformed punk into a dark, experimental art form.
The album that turned Sonic Youth from lo-fi avant-gardists to something bigger.
Plus Lenny Kaye, Amy Rigby, Matthew Caws of Nada Surf and more.