Friday, April 07, 2006
on the stereo
ah, sonic youth.
sometime i forget how great they are.
i saw sonic youth, along with stereolab, a few years ago in the minneapolis outdoor sculpture garden at walker art center.
i love the way they go off on a tangent of abrasive noise, but under it is a light, airy melody that continues to build. the sound is haunting and mysterious. they have so many releases -- i haven't kept up with them all, but here are two of my favorites: