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Thurston Moore

Episode 27 of 28

Magazine arts show. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of punk, Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth meets Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley and Chrissie Hynde.

Magazine arts show. In 2016, punk rock celebrated its 40th anniversary with a series of events across some of Britain's major cultural institutions. Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth was in New York in 1976 - but he had a passionate interest in British punk. Now a London resident himself, Moore explores the music that changed his life, meeting Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley, Chrissie Hynde, director Julien Temple and celebrating one of his favourite bands, X-Ray Spex.

30 minutes



Role Contributor
Presenter Thurston Moore
Interviewed Guest Pete Shelley
Interviewed Guest Chrissie Hynde
Interviewed Guest Julien Temple
Editor Janet Lee
Series Producer John Mullen
Producer John O'Rourke
Director John O'Rourke


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