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Lee Ranaldo: Between The Times And The Tides

Rob Young, Uncut, April 2012

SOLO SONIC YOUTH albums often act like a colour filter that reveals hidden patterns in a picture by blocking out certain aspects of the spectrum. Separated from the host group, individual elements of the maelstrom can be heard with less interference. Sadly, following the breakup of Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore's marriage, individual albums may be the only way we'll hear from the group from now on.

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