Thurston Moore Biography

Thurston Joseph Moore (born July 25, 1958) is an American musician best known as a singer, songwriter and guitarist of Sonic Youth. He has also participated in many solo and group collaborations outside of Sonic Youth, as well as running the Ecstatic Peace! record label. Moore was ranked 34th in Rolling Stones 2004 edition of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time." In May 2012, Spin published a staff-selected top 100 ranking Moore and his Sonic Youth bandmate Lee Ranaldo together on number 1.

In 2012, Moore started a new band Chelsea Light Moving, with their first track, "Burroughs", released as a free download. Chelsea Light Moving's eponymous debut was released on 5 March 2013.

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Thurston Moore hits out at feminist site following criticism of affair

The former Sonic Youth man recently opened up about his split with Kim Gordon

  • Mar 8, 2014

Thurston Moore shares new video for 'Heavenmetal' - watch

The Sonic Youth man will release a new album in June

  • Feb 14, 2014

Thurston Moore writes song for Stoke Newington's 'libertarian activists'

'Detonation' will be released as part of Blank Editions' Solo Series

  • Jan 22, 2014

Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore launches appeal to find stolen guitar

The guitarist's prized instrument was taken in Philadelphia

  • Dec 14, 2012

Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore unveils new band Chelsea Light Moving

The band's first single 'Burroughs' is streaming now

  • Jun 22, 2012

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Album Review: Thurston Moore - ' Demolished Thoughts'

Album Review: Thurston Moore - ' Demolished Thoughts'

Sonic Youth’s alternative patriarch blisses out with Beck on this set of winding acoustic reveries

  • May 18, 2011

Root

So anyway, Thurston. IF I understand you correctly, what you're going to do is send out 30 different tapes with some feedback going, "Eeeeeee" on them....

  • Sep 7, 1998

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