Want Some Rock with Your Noise? These Are the Best Sonic Youth Songs!

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Providing a pivotal link between the noise experimentation of the Velvet Underground and the alienated aggression of Nirvana, Sonic Youth both documented and nurtured the transition from punk to alternative. With their uncanny ability to coax metallic shards of dissonance out of overdriven guitars, Thurston Moore and Lee Renaldo added more to the guitar lexicon than some more heralded stalwarts. Kim Gordon’s embittered, snarling rasp and attitude have been co-opted by everyone from Alanis Morisette to Jemina Pearl. Steve Shelley’s steadily ferocious drumming provides a helipad for the other three to launch off of. Clearly, we love this band with all our hearts and are the best people to offer the top 5 Sonic Youth Songs of All Time! Get noisy, get loose, and get ecstatic… this list is going to blow your mind!
Want Some Rock with Your Noise? These Are the Best Sonic Youth Songs!
Image credit: Wikipedia
Providing a pivotal link between the noise experimentation of the Velvet Underground and the alienated aggression of Nirvana, Sonic Youth both documented and nurtured the transition from punk to alternative. With their uncanny ability to coax metallic shards of dissonance out of overdriven guitars, Thurston Moore and Lee Renaldo added more to the guitar lexicon than some more heralded stalwarts. Kim Gordon’s embittered, snarling rasp and attitude have been co-opted by everyone from Alanis Morisette to Jemina Pearl. Steve Shelley’s steadily ferocious drumming provides a helipad for the other three to launch off of. Clearly, we love this band with all our hearts and are the best people to offer the top 5 Sonic Youth Songs of All Time! Get noisy, get loose, and get ecstatic… this list is going to blow your mind!
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Conclusion

We just fired the exploding load into the milkmaid maidenhead! What a rip-roaring blast of a playlist — noisy, groovy, violent, peaceful, punchy, and peachy. Everything you’ve come to expect from these elder statesmen (and woman… sorry Kim) of alternative. But maybe you think we’ve missed an essential number that just needs to be here. Well, say it; don’t spray it! But before we close the curtain, we have to give a shout out to our favorite tracks that came dangerously close to making the Top 5


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