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Thurston Moore on Punk

Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth explores the music of punk rock. Meeting with musicians such as Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley and Chrissie Hynde.

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

Last on

Fri 27 May 2016 08:00GMT


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