Sonic Youth Energize Fans At Goose Island Fest

Bob Gendron of the Chicago Tribune reviewed this year’s three-day Goose Island Fest headlining gig by on Friday. Gendron says, “Sonic Youth’s 90-plus minute atonal deconstruction of post-punk via its modified instruments and hot-wired electronics demonstrated why the group is more exhilarating and rewarding today than it was a decade ago. With third guitarist Jim O’Rourke in tow as the willing lab rat in its ongoing noise-rock experiment, the quintet tested reverb limits on older songs such as ‘Expressway to Yr. Skull’ and scuffed up the bulk of its newer material from ‘Murray Street’.” has since removed the article.

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