It's no exaggeration that without Sonic Youth vast sectors of the independent rock community would not exist. Before Sonic Youth signed to Geffen in 1990, 'alternative rock', Riot Grrrl, and MTV grunge didn't exist.
Rock journalist, Stevie Chick draws upon his wealth of source material and exclusive interviews with both band-members and the people closest to Sonic Youth to give a fascinating insight into this most complex and fascinating of rock bands.
About the Author
Stevie Chick is a journalist who has spent the last 10 years travelling the globe, writing about music. Contributing to Mojo, Kerrang, TheTimes and NME, he helped launch fanzine Careless Talks Costs Lives. He lives in South London.
It's perfectly balanced... ***** (5 stars) - Record Collector
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 3rd August 2009
Publisher: Omnibus Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.0 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1