Trials + Tribulations

Thurston Moore Solo Album
June 30, 2007, 12:15 am
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This is my trying-not-to-be-annoying pic of Thurston Moore from Sxsw this year. He had come into the club where the Kill Rock Stars Showcase was, and a little star struck, I snapped this awful picture.

In tandem with tickets for Sonic Youth going on sale here in my area (Dallas & Austin fans buy here, not thru ticketbastard), here are a couple of new tunes from a forthcoming Thurston solo album which will be out on Thurston’s label Ecstatic Peace on September 18. It’s mostly acoustic material and includes friends J Mascis, Christina Carter (of the Charlambides), Steve Shelley(SY drummer), & Samara Lubelski(violinist).

Thurston Moore & Christina Carter – Honest James

Thurston Moore – Fri/Emd

Sonic Youth hits the road this summer, even playing the classic Daydream Nation all the way thru in California and New York. Daydream Nation was just re-released as a deluxe edition with extras galore:
-15 live tracks
-studio extras
-new liner notes
-unseen photos

A 4LP edition will be out on July 10th.


June 27 Berlin, Germany Columbia Halle Performing Daydream Nation

June 29 Gdynia, Poland Open’er Festival
July 1 Cergy Pontoise, France Furia Sound Festival
July 3 Istres, France La Palio
July 5 Torino, Italy Spaziale Performing Daydream Nation
July 6 Ferrara, Italy Piazza Castello Performing Daydream Nation
July 7 Roma, Italy Romano di Ostia Antica Performing Daydream Nation

July 13 Chicago, IL Pitchfork Music Festival Performing Daydream Nation
July 19 Berkeley CA Berkely Community Theater Performing Daydream Nation
July 20 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre Performing Daydream Nation
July 21 Santa Monica, CA KXLU show at Urban Outfitters
July 28 Brooklyn, NY McCarren Park Pool Performing Daydream Nation

August 15 Near Porto, Portugal Paredes de Coura Festival
August 17 Saint-Malo, France La Route du Rock Performing Daydream Nation
August 18 Hasselt, Belgium Pukkelpop Festival Performing Daydream Nation
August 19 Biddinhuizen, Holland Lowlands
August 21 Glasgow, Scotland ABC1 performing Daydream Nation
August 22 Glasgow, Scotland ABC1 performing Daydream Nation
August 25 Prague, Czech Republic Archa Theatre
August 26 Vienna, Austria Openair at ARENA
August 27 Zagreb, Croatia INmusic Festival
August 29 Paris, La Vilette Jazz Festival with guests Mats Gustafson, Michel Doneda, and Jean-Marc Monterra
August 30 London, England Roundhouse performing Daydream Nation
August 31 London, England Roundhouse performing Daydream Nation
September 1 London, England Roundhouse performing Daydream Nation
September 2 County Laois, Ireland Electric Picnic
October 5 Austin, TX Stubbs BBQ
October 6 Marfa, TX Thunderbird Hotel- Chinati Open House Weekend
October 7 Dallas, TX House of Blues

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