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Bad Moon Rising at 35: How Sonic Youth’s 1985 masterpiece reinvented indie rock

Bad Moon Rising at 35: How Sonic Youth’s 1985 masterpiece reinvented indie rock

Bad Moon Rising at 35: How Sonic Youth’s 1985 masterpiece reinvented indie rock Bad Moon Rising at 35: How Sonic Youth’s 1985 masterpiece reinvented indie rock The end of Sonic Youth is a story lit up in a blaze of tabloid headlines. In 2011, Kim Gordon, the band’s bassist and custodian of its avant-garde flame, separated from her husband, Sonic …

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Shania Twain’s Come On Over is an overlooked feminist masterpiece

Shania Twain’s Come On Over is an overlooked feminist masterpiece

I was seven years old when Come On Over was released in the UK. It was 1999, and my half of the bedroom I shared with my younger brother was littered with cassettes, felt-tip pens, and books by Roald Dahl and Jacqueline Wilson. Downstairs, we had a CD player and shelves stacked with my parents’ albums: The Beatles, Bob Dylan, …

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