Posts Tagged: Sonic Youth

Lollapalooza Nostalgia

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In celebration of this era recently stirred up by the release of Montage of Heck, the Washington Post published an oral history of Lollapalooza’s most alternative of tours. In 1995, Lollapalooza’s founders took a break from booking platinum artists and experimented with featuring a lineup that matched the “indie” and “alternative” labels that are now so often thrown around indiscriminately.

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The Feelies, Frankie Cosmos Playing at Storm King

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For a nicely surreal twist on the summer outdoor concert, the Storm King Art Center, an outdoor sculptural garden north of New York City featuring works by the likes of Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Goldsworthy, and Alexander Calder, offer up its annual series.

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Growing Up: The Rumpus Interview with Michelle Tea

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Michelle Tea discusses life in recovery, the meaning of family, motherhood, and her new memoir How to Grow Up. ...more

Throwback Art

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Nostalgic for the 90’s art scene? Specifically 1993?

Mark your calendars for The New Museum’s exhibit “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set Thrash and No Star,” a title borrowed from the Sonic Youth record which was released that year. The show features an incomplete list of artists like Pepón Osorio, Cindy Sherman and Nari Ward, amongst many others.

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Sister

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It is as if a great house has fallen―sunk into the mire which seethes around the ancestral manor, amid an unrecognizable, Martian landscape. The narrator of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher” has no name, no real structural substance beyond his vague association with this other guy, an old friend of his. ...more