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Music, Kim Gordon continues a New York tradition

Kim Gordon continues a New York tradition

Kim Gordon personifies New York cool so completely that fans often forget she is a Los Angeles transplant. But in 1979, when the future Sonic Youth co-founder was frequenting loft parties, she was the new girl in town. "At the…
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Though you won't find his name in the popular discographical guides to jazz and classical, Fred Frith has influenced countless creative players who long to push music beyond the status quo. From his groundbreaking work in the '70s British art-rock…
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John Zorn, Mike Patton, Ikue Mori Saxophonist John Zorn first catapulted to improv infamy in the '70s by introducing birdcalls -- crow, goose, duck -- into his experimental arsenal of raw but deliberate sound-making techniques. A renegade artist who pumps…
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