Goodbye 20th Century: A Biography Of Sonic Youth

Be the first to review this product

Availability: In stock

$16.95
OR

Quick Overview

Sonic Youth's distinctive, uncompromising sounds have provided a map for innumerable musicians who followed, from '90s groundbreakers like Nirvana and Pavement to current faves like the Strokes and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Goodbye 20th Century

Double click on above image to view full picture

Zoom Out
Zoom In

More Views

  • Goodbye 20th Century

Details

More than perhaps any other act, Sonic Youth has brought 'fringe' art to the mainstream, helping spawn an alternative arts scene that prospers to this day: a world of punk rock, underground films and comics, experimental music, conceptual art, contemporary classical compositions, and even fashion. In Goodbye 20th Century, David Browne tells the full glorious story of 'the Velvet Underground of their generation,' an account based on extensive research, fresh interviews with the band and those who have worked with them (from Glenn Branca and Lydia Lunch to Sofia Coppola and Spike Jonze), and unprecedented access to unreleased recordings and documents. This is a richly detailed portrait of an iconic band and the times they helped create.

Additional Information

Author David Browne
Publisher Da Capo Press
Page Count 464pp
Publication Size 6 x 9
Publication Notes softcover
Publication Date June 1, 2009
ISBN 978-0306816031

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.