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Radical Adults: Sonic Youth

Peter Murphy, Hot Press, August 2002

IT’S A MUDDY TRACK only a few bands have managed to negotiate, but Sonic Youth figured out how to grow up and stay hardcore. From artfuck noise concept to tangerine flaked players’ players, over the last 20 years they’ve learned to cultivate the noise into something dark and mercurial and beautiful.

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