Sonic Youth’s taco recipe from a 1996 Sassy magazine article

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By Cheyenne Tulsa in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 24 July 2013

Sonic Youth shared their favourite tuna taco recipe in an 1996 article in Sassy magazine: ‘I lived on these tacos when I was a poor struggling art student in LA’. explains Kim Gordon. ‘They’re nice and light for hot weather dining’

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Interview with Nic Endo, Atari Teenage Riot

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By NotAHipster.com in New Music on Sunday 19 June 2011

Is This Hyperreal?, Atari Teenage Riot’s first album released through LA future stomp label Dim Mak, is an acetylene laced documentation of ATR’s re-ignition after an eleven year silence. We checked in with legendary frontwoman, Nic Endo. [photo by Laurie Sermos for Feature Shoot]

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Twin Tigers’ Red Fox Run by Robert U. Thomason

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By Casper Johansson in Video on Monday 10 May 2010

Coming across like a mesh of Smashing Pumpkins and Sonic Youth, Athens, Georgia, indie-rock band Twin Tigers are a earful in their own right. Their new video for the single, Red Fox Run, was directed by Robert U. Thomason.

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Shellshag’s Resiliant Bastard

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By Casper Johansson in New Music on Thursday 10 December 2009

In attempts to dance about Shellshag’s sound, they’ve been described as being an amalgam of The Breeders, Sonic Youth, The Ramones, DFA, David Byrne, Guided By Voices, Moldy Peaches and early Superchunk — and, because they’re a male guitarist/female drummer duo, those touch points (Jack and Meg, Matt and Kim, Juicifer) get tossed around like […]

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Jandek

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By Melissa Banigan in New Music on Friday 4 September 2009

Mystery has shrouded Jandek since the ‘band’s’ music arrived on the scene in 1978 (although calling Jandek a ‘band’ is rather misleading). Since then, Jandek has produced over 60 self-released, often atonal avant-garde blues and folk, albums.

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Kim Gordon’s Mirror/Dash label

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By Bust in New Fashion on Monday 2 February 2009

As a So-Cal suburban teen, I was a die-hard Sonic Youth lover. So when Kim Gordon launched X-Girl clothing in 1994, I became an insta-fan. My favorite T-shirt was electric blue and said X-Girl in neon orange and pink and wearing it immediately helped me separate the kids I’d like to know from the ones I wouldn’t: every jock would say. ‘X-Girl, does that mean you’re a dude now?’, while every music nerd would give a knowing nod of alliance. I still mourn its American, demise so I’m thrilled that Kim Gordon is back in the fashion game with a new line called Mirror/Dash, coming out February 16 at Urban Outfitters. The collection has a feminine, tomboy feel, much like Gordon herself, and features a slouchy pocket t-shirt dress, a casually sexy wrap dress, and the necessary blazer staple, among other items. Whether she’s rocking out with Thurston Moore in Sonic Youth, making art, or jamming with her other band Free Kitten, Kim Gordon continues to epitomize cool. And I have no doubt each piece in her collection will, too

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