Thurston Moore Group

Thurston Moore Group (usa), June 5th & 6th at les ateliers claus

Thurston Moore Group (usa)


Thurston Moore Group (usa)

Steve Shelley - salt
Deb Googe - pepper
James Sedwards - thyme
Jon Leidecker -  basil
Thurston Moore - rosemary

presales start 27th April at 10:00

Thurston Moore moved to NYC at 18 in 1976 to play punk. He started Sonic Youth in1980. He edited the music and literary fanzines KILLER, Sonic Death, and Ecstatic Peace Poetry Journal and started the Ecstatic Peace records + tapes label. He is senior editor of Ecstatic Peace Library, the poetry imprint Flowers & Cream and has edited books at Rizzoli and Abrams. He has been on faculty at the Naropa University summer writing program since 2011.
His own writings have been published through various imprints. 
He has worked collaboratively with Yoko Ono, Merce Cunningham, Cecil Taylor, Rhys Chatham, Lydia Lunch, John Zorn, Takehisa Kosugi and Glenn Branca. He has composed music for films by Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, and Allison Anders. He presently records and tours both solo, with various ensembles and with his own band. His most recent recording is to be released by Matador Records September 2014. Thurston currently resides in London.