Friday, July 14, 2006


The inspiration for the latest pop oriented Sonic Youth record, Rather Ripped, came from Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon's 12 year old daughter, according to the latest issue of Filter Magazine:
Thurston: "Coko said to us, "Oh by the way guys: Noise music is only good if you're the one making it." She wanted to us to make a record that sounded more like the theme songs to her favorite TV shows. And of course, Kim complied.