After founding Titanic Love Affair, joining Wilco, and releasing a half dozen solo albums, guitarist and producer Jay Bennett died at age 45.
Sonic Youth's new album: Another brick in the wall of sound
We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.
The Destijl/Freedom From Festival of Music proves there's a world going on underground
Audiences chew on a film-fest twofer: Central Standard's indie films and Sound Unseen's musical movies
Does Sonic Youth's new album justify calls for their termination?
The Japanese Eureka speaks volumes about inexpressiveness
Sonic Youth and Stereolab redefine the intimate grammar of rock, again
Korn's depressed rap-metal rocks freaks and saves geeks. But are they just yanking your leash?
Sonic Youth's Goodbye 20th Century remembers the auld lang syne of the avant-garde
Romantic martyrs Joan of Arc sing post-rock hymns to doomed monogamy
From Wrong's free-improv chaos to Savage Aural Hotbed's circle-saw precision, a disparate local noise scene maps the sound of modern anxiety
Bang a Gong: Harry Partch on one of his musical contraptions.