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CD: Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts | reviews, news & interviews

CD: Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

CD: Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

Beck-produced bewitching acoustic reverie from Sonic Youth man

Thurston Moore's 'Demolished Thoughts': Beautiful

Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore has never been constrained by being in one of the planet’s coolest and always-interesting bands. Since the late Eighties he’s released a string of collaborations and solo releases that are mainly experimental, atonal or outré – he still issues material solely on cassette. Enthusiasms define who he is and as a card-carrying record collector he’s never been shy of declaring his favourites. Holding a torch for improvisers like Derek Bailey, he’s also a supporter of outer-edge folk artists like Ed Askew. His new, Beck-produced solo album is the culmination – so far - of his fascination with the acoustic.

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