Personalities | Sonic Youth | Eighties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1981–present)
Starting life as avant-garde noise merchants, Thurston Moore (vocals, guitar), Kim Gordon (bass, vocals), Lee Ranaldo (guitar, vocals) and a variety of drummers, including Steve Shelley, have been at the centre of New York’s alternative music scene ever since, influencing indie rock immeasurably. Highlights include the striking art rock of 1987’s Sister; the almost conventional Goo (1990); their Madonna covers side project, Ciccone Youth; and a typically genre-defying collaboration with Chuck D of Public Enemy.
Styles & Forms | Eighties | Rock
Personalities | Spandau Ballet | Eighties | Rock
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