Girl in a band

273 pages

English language

Published Oct. 30, 2015

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Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story -- a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll. Gordon tells the story of her family, growing up in California in the '60s and '70s, her life in visual art, her move to New York City, the men in her life, her marriage, her relationship with her daughter, her music, and her band. She takes us back to the lost New York of the 1980s and '90s that gave rise to Sonic Youth, and the Alternative revolution in popular music. The band helped build a vocabulary of music -- paving the way for Nirvana, Hole, Smashing Pumpkins and many other acts. But at its core, Girl in a Band examines the route from girl …

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  • Alternative Rock
  • Sonic Youth
  • Singers
  • Sonic Youth (Musical group)
  • Alternative rock musicians
  • Biografi
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Composers & Musicians
  • Musicians
  • Musikgruppe Sonic Youth
  • Sångare
  • Rock
  • Rock music
  • Kvinnliga rockmusiker
  • Biography
  • Musiker


  • United States
  • USA
  • Förenta staterna