Friday, May 05, 2006

Sonic Youth: New Album

They have been a band forever, and save for one dud, they have released a long line of stellar albums. Sonic Youth will release Rather Ripped, their 14th studio LP, on June 13th. It's an album that continues on the path they starting blazing on Murray Street and it is rife with the band's signature odd guitar tunings, albeit a bit more restrained, but without the punch and qualiuty that they have always offered. They will be out on the road this summer, and former Pavement bassist Marc Ibold will be filling be helping them out for the duration of the tour.

That show at CBGB is going to be incredible -- I wish I could be there. Anyone want to tell me why they aren't coming to Boston? Seriously?

June 13 New York, NY CBGB
June 14 Starlight Ballroom, Philadelphia, PA SOLD OUT
June 15 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
June 17 Asheville, NC Orange Peel
June 18 Bonnaroo Festival, Manchester, TN
June 19 Atlanta, GA Earthlink Live
June 21 Tulsa, OK Caine's Ballroom
June 23 Austin, TX Stubbs BBQ
June 24 Dallas, TX Gypsy Tearoom
June 26 Lawrence, KS Liberty Hall
June 27 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre
June 29 Missoula, MT UM Theatre
June 30 Seattle, WA Moore Theatre
July 1 Portland, OR Roseland Ballroom
July 3 Sacramento, CA Empire
July 4 Reno, NV The Theatre at Reno Hilton
July 6 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV with Pearl Jam
July 7 Cox Arena, San Diego, CA with Pearl Jam
July 9 Forum, Los Angeles, CA with Pearl Jam
July 10 Forum, Los Angeles, CA with Pearl Jam
July 13 Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA with Pearl Jam
July 16 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, S.F. CA with Pearl Jam
July 18 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, S.F. CA with Pearl Jam
August 3 Kuyahoga Festival, Cleveland, OH
August 5 Lollapalooza Festival, Chicago, IL

MySpace: Sonic Youth
Audio: Stream the new album here
Audio: "White Kross" [from the Goo Deluxe Edition]


Anonymous Mr M.O. said...

you're first comment in quite some time.. no one reads your blog.. your life is over....

11:44 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

At least be consistent in your "your" usage.

3:23 AM EDT  

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