Thurston Moore and his new band, which features bassist Debbie Gooch of My Bloody Valentine, guitarist James Seward, and Steve Shelley, who of course was in Sonic Youth with Moore, perform a 32 minute, four-song set for Seattle’s KEXP.
The group sounds exceptional here and makes me want to revisit the new album, The Best Day.
Thurston Moore Band
1 Germs Burn
3 Speak to the Wild
4 The Best Day
[I just published my rock ‘n’ roll novel, True Love Scars.” Rolling Stone has a great review of my book in a recent issue. Read it here. There’s info about True Love Scars here.]
Mark Kozelek AKA Sun Kil Moon has a new song, “Richard Ramirez Died Today Of Natural Causes,” off the upcoming Sun Kil Moon album, Benji, which is coming out in February 2014. The album features such guests as Steve Shelley, Will Oldham, Owen Ashworth and Jen Wood, according to Stereogum.