Sonic Youth is one of those great bands from the 80's. They started way back in 1981 the members include Kim Gordon, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelley and Richard Edson. The band started out just doing okay, but after their 1990 album "Daydream Nation" everybody started to love them..more
The band lists Branca, Patti Smith, and The Stooges as influences.
Sonic Youth has released 22 albums in total and are still planning on making more.
Radiohead is considered to be a follower of this band.
The band's favorite food is Donair.
Steve Shelley plays guitar in a band called Two Dollar Guitar.
The band's Steve Shelley owns his own record company called SLR.
Neil Young and television were the biggest influences on Sonic Youth.
The song "Kool Thing" appears on the game "Guitar Hero 3: Legends Of Rock."
The song "Superstar" appears in the movie Juno
Both members of the band Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon are married.
Kim Gordon has modeled for Calvin Klein.
Kim Gordon produced an album for the band Hole.
The whole band admits that they are a group that takes more then one listen to get into.
Sonic Youth is #54 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artist of Hard Rock.
Richard Edson: The thing I liked the most about being in a band before was that all we did was party, now I just like the fact that I'm in a band.
Kim Gordon: All women are natural anarchists.
Kim Gordon: I consider myself to be a sloppy feminist.
Kim Gordon: If you want to be entertained, go see Hanson.
Kim Gordon: It's funny, when I was young I wanted to be a doctor.