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Shush, it is the Original Silence
March 8, 2007

Original Silence (Thurston Moore, Jim O'Rourke, Terrie Ex, Mats Gustafsson, Paal Nilssen Love and Massimo Zu) will release their debut album on the great Smalltown Superjazzz label.
The album, titled "First Original Silence", will be available on April 16th worldwide.
This recording, first in a series from original silence, is from 30th of September 2005 in Teatro Aristo, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
"This is 100% improvised rock. A spontaneous, monumental, raw and harshly beautiful out-rock masterpiece!".

Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth, initially comprising of guitarist / vocalists Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo, guitarist / bassist / vocalist Kim Gordon and drummer Richard Edson, were formed in New York City in 1981. A product of the No-Wave music scene of the late 1970s, the group had their roots in abrasive, experimental music, with Moore and Ranaldo having previously worked with the experimental composer Glenn Branca. The band were joined in 1985 by drummer Steve Shelley, and have now recorded 14 albums together, as well as many side and solo projects. Their work has been consistently challenging and innovative, and they are widely regarded as one of the most intriguing and influential bands of their time.


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