"We're making our own kind of anti-status symbol, in our own language that's kind of subliminal," Kim Gordon says. Jamie Brisick/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Josh Tillman's latest album as Father John Misty, I Love You, Honeybear, is a sincere and shocking catalog of the main character's adventures in sex and love. Emma Tillman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kim Gordon is a founding member of Sonic Youth. Alisa Smirnova/Courtesy of HarperCollins hide caption

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Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon On Marriage, Music And Moving On

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Malibu Gas Station

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Turning 'Sonic Youth' Fans Into Readers

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Sonic Youth: Story of a 'Kool Thing'

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Surveying Sonic Youth's 'Daydream Nation'

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Sonic Youth's B-Sides Are Worthwhile and Strong

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Sonic Youth in Studio on World Cafe - 08/21/2006

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Sonic Youth: A 25-Year Experiment in Artful Noise

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Sonic Youth performs at the 9:30 Club. shantel mitchell hide caption

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Hear Sonic Youth In Concert

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KCRW Presents: Thurston Moore

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Hear 'Out And In' by Sonic Youth

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The Slits' Ari Up, who died on Oct. 20, was a true rock 'n' roll pioneer. Angel Ceballos/Blue Ghost Publicity hide caption

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