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Album Review: Body/Head – No Waves

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KIM GORDON really should need no introduction if you at all profess to be a music head; unless, of course, deep in the Amazon, Livingstone I presume, &c. She’s just dropped the video for “Hungry Baby”, a rip-roaring track taken from her solo debut, No Home Record, which came out on Matador in October 2019; …

Kim Gordon has confirmed another first in a four decade career as a creative pioneer in the realms of art, music, literature and fashion: her first ever international headlining solo tour.The NO HOME TOUR follows the autumn 2019 release of the Sonic Youth and Body/Head founding member and literary and visual arts icon’s innovative and critically acclaimed …

I remember being pretty floored by Coming Apart, the first record by the Kim Gordon/Bill Nace avante noise band Body/Head. In fact, I can remember thinking how on the edge that album was. Piercing, jagged guitar squalls mixed with Kim Gordon’s improvised vocal belting made for a compelling listen back in 2013. The record felt …

So if we were keeping score(which I am), then Kim Gordon was whipping Thurston Moore in regards to the quality of post-breakup records. Her Body/Head album from last year was miles ahead of Moore’s mediocre Chelsea Light Moving album that came out last year as well. She made an album that was just as much …