Psychic Confusion: The Sonic Youth Story (Google eBook)

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Omnibus Press, Nov 5, 2009 - Music
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In the early 80s Sonic Youth regenerated the spirit of punk by creating their own spectacular brand of noise rock. Without them, much of the independent rock community that followed would never have come into being and it was a direct result of their influence that Nirvana releases Nevermind on a major label.

Drawing on interviews with the group and the people closest to them, Steve Chick gives a fascinating insight into this most fearless and adventurous of bands, charting their revolutionary path and exploring the aftershocks they left both on pop culture and the counter-culture.
  

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Venerable New York guitar abusers Sonic Youth have been the cool older siblings to several generations of the indie/underground rock set for over two decades. Despite reveling in the harsh and free ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTIONNYC Ghosts Flowers
CHAPTER ONEEarly American
CHAPTER TWOSo You Wanna Be A RocknRoll Star
CHAPTER THREENoisefest
CHAPTER FOURKill Yr Idols
CHAPTER FIVELike A Hurricane
CHAPTER SIXEVOLution Summer
CHAPTER SEVENDaydreaming Days In A Daydream Nation
CHAPTER NINEThe Year Punk Broke
CHAPTER TENPostMersh
CHAPTER ELEVENGoodbye 20th Century
CHAPTER TWELVERadical Adults Lick Godhead Style
Sonic Youth Selected Discography
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Copyright

CHAPTER EIGHTFrom Here To Infinity

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