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sonic youth: Sonic Youth [EP]compact discs
Sonic Youth: Sonic Youth [EP]

Released: Mar 1982. Genre: Post-Punk, No Wave. Label: Neutral. Number Of Tracks: 5. The self-titled debut EP by Sonic Youth brings some differences from their later works. The album features the band using standard tuning on their instruments, something very uncommon for Sonic Youth. This EP also clearly shows their No Wave influences.

POSTED: 07/25/2012 - 04:26 am

8.5
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sonic youth: Bad Moon Risingcompact discs
Sonic Youth: Bad Moon Rising

Released: Mar 1985. Genre: Experimental, No Wave, Noise Rock. Label: Homestead Records. Number Of Tracks: 8. "Bad Moon Rising" is the second studio album by Sonic Youth. "Bad Moon Rising" displays Sonic Youth's more Noise, No Wave, Avant-Garde etc talents. On this record they made some of the most insane and intense songs I've ever heard.

POSTED: 06/06/2012 - 05:01 am

8.4
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sonic youth: The Eternalcompact discs
Sonic Youth: The Eternal

Released: Jun 9, 2009. Genre: Alternative Rock. Label: Matador Records. Number Of Tracks: 12. It is their first studio album in three years (since Rather Ripped), making it the band's longest delay between studio albums.

POSTED: 08/28/2009 - 05:12 am

8.9
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sonic youth: Goocompact discs
Sonic Youth: Goo

Released: Jun 26, 1990. Genre: Alternative Rock / Noise Pop. Label: DGC. Number Of Tracks: 11. Goo was the first album released after the band signed to major label Geffen Records. Their albums became more accessible and less experimental, but still retained elements of a trademark collage of noise.

POSTED: 04/20/2009 - 02:54 am

9.2
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sonic youth: Dirtycompact discs
Sonic Youth: Dirty

Release Date: Jul 21, 1992. Label: DGC. Genres: American Underground, Noise-Rock, College Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Experimental, Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Grunge. Number Of Tracks: 15. It's a beautifully paced disc exploding with beatific beats, white-noise assaults and great, grungy pop.

POSTED: 02/04/2009 - 03:12 am

8.7
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sonic youth: Screaming Fields Of Sonic Lovecompact discs
Sonic Youth: Screaming Fields Of Sonic Love

Release Date: Apr 25, 1995. Label: DGC. Genres: Alternative Pop/Rock, Noise-Rock, Experimental Rock. Number Of Tracks: 17. The 17-track SST overview Screaming Fields of Sonic Love isn't nearly as bad as some die-hard fans might have suspected.

POSTED: 01/07/2008 - 04:40 am

8.8
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sonic youth: Rather Rippedcompact discs
Sonic Youth: Rather Ripped

Release Date: Jun 13, 2006. Label: Geffen. Genres: Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Post-Rock/Experimental. Number Of Tracks: 12. It's a solidly good album, and if taken as part of a trio of albums with Sonic Nurse and Murray Street, it shows that Sonic Youth is still in a comfortable yet creative groove, not a rut.

POSTED: 12/17/2007 - 03:03 am

8.4
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sonic youth: Daydream Nationcompact discs
Sonic Youth: Daydream Nation

Release Date: 1988. Label: DGC. Genres: Noise-Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Experimental, Indie Rock. Number Of Tracks: 14. Daydream Nation demonstrates the extent to which noise and self-conscious avant art can be incorporated into rock, and the results are nothing short of stunning.

POSTED: 11/20/2007 - 01:48 am

9.8
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sonic youth: Experimental Jet Set, Trash And No Starcompact discs
Sonic Youth: Experimental Jet Set, Trash And No Star

Release Date: May 3, 1994. Label: DGC. Genres: Noise-Rock, College Rock, American Underground, Alternative Pop/Rock, Experimental, Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Grunge. Number Of Tracks: 14. This CD features the underlying foundation of the group's music standing naked, without any of their traditionally excessive static to heighten it.

POSTED: 05/16/2007 - 11:10 am

9.1
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sonic youth: Washing Machinecompact discs
Sonic Youth: Washing Machine

Release Date: Oct 1995. Label: DGC. Genres: College Rock, American Underground, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Rock, Experimental Rock. Number Of Tracks: 11. Washing Machine encompasses everything that made Sonic Youth innovators, and shows that they can continue to grow, finding new paths inside their signature sound.

POSTED: 02/27/2007 - 04:59 am

9.7
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sonic youth: Sonic Nursecompact discs
Sonic Youth: Sonic Nurse

Released: June 8, 2004. Genre: Rock. Styles: Post-Rock/Experimental, Experimental Rock. Number Of Tracks: 10. One of Sonic Nurse's biggest surprises is the return of Kim Gordon.

POSTED: 06/12/2004 - 05:48 am

9.2
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