Tuesday October 27, 2020

Youth quake

For three decades, Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore were at the heart of acclaimed avant-rock outfit Sonic Youth. Then he cheated on her, causing the break-up of both the band and their marriage – two events described in unstinting detail in her compell

22nd April, 2015

‘I feel like a teenager in a weird, unspun way.” Down a phone line from Los Angeles, Kim Gordon is haltingly reflecting on her turbulent recent years, in which her relationship with her partner Thurston Moore dissolved in the wake of Moore’s affair; their renowned band Sonic Youth broke up, and Gordon moved from New York to Los Angeles to figure out her place in life anew.

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