Kim Gordon Biography (Wikipedia)
Kim Althea Gordon (born April 28, 1953) is an American musician, songwriter, and visual artist. Born in Rochester, New York, Gordon was raised in Los Angeles, California, and studied art at the Otis Art Institute. She later rose to prominence as the bassist, guitarist, and vocalist of the New York City-based alternative rock band Sonic Youth, which she formed with ex-husband Thurston Moore in 1981.
Gordon also formed the musical project Free Kitten with Julia Cafritz (of Pussy Galore) in the 1990s, and debuted as a producer on Hole's debut album Pretty on the Inside (1991). Gordon also worked on a fashion line called X-Girl in 1993, and continued to write and release material with Sonic Youth throughout the 1990s and on into the late 2000s.
Gordon has collaborated with Ikue Mori, DJ Olive, William Winant, Lydia Lunch, Yoko Ono, Raymond Pettibon, Kathleen Hanna, and Chris Corsano. In 2012, after the breakup of Sonic Youth, Gordon formed Body/Head with friend Bill Nace, releasing their debut album Coming Apart in September 2013. Gordon's memoir, Girl in a Band, was published in February 2015, by HarperCollins imprint Dey Street Books.
- Kim Gordon speaks to Lauren Lavernehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02m3mw2.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02m3mw2.jpg2015-03-16T14:44:00.000ZKim Gordon of Sonic Youth-fame speaks to Lauren Laverne about her memoir, Girl in a Band.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02m3vml
Kim Gordon speaks to Lauren Laverne
- Kim Gordon: Key of Life interview with Mary Annehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02j29df.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02j29df.jpg2015-02-01T06:49:00.000ZSonic Youth's Kim Gordon gives her first radio interview to speak about her memoir.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02j29dl
Kim Gordon: Key of Life interview with Mary Anne
- First Time with Kim Gordonhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01lsspv.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01lsspv.jpg2013-11-19T11:41:00.000ZMatt Everitt asks Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon how much of a deal it was signing to Geffen.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01lssq1
First Time with Kim Gordon
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