The year is 1981. Guitarists Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo are immersed in New York's No Wave scene (Lydia Lunch, Talking Heads), the fluid postpunk dance of ESG, the multilayered guitar orchestras of Glenn Branca, minimalist art, and the cleansing power of punk rock. With arts journalist Kim Gordon, they form a band called Sonic Youth. The quartet records a... More >>>