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Thurston Moore forms new band with Sonic Youth’s Steve Shelley and MBV’s Debbie Googe

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    Thurston Moore has reunited with Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley to form a new band. The lineup for the Thurston Moore Band also features My Bloody Valentine bassist Debbie Googe and UK musician James Sedwards.

    Update: Sonic Youth’s website has confirmed the news of Moore’s new band and also reports that they’ll be touring together in both Europe and North America this fall. In addition, Shelley, Googe, Sedwards, as well as Samara Lubelski, John Moloney, and Keith Wood from Moore’s band Chelsea Light Moving, contributed to Moore’s new solo album.

    As previously reported, Moore is gearing up for the release of a new solo album entitled The Best Day, which will arrive later this year via Matador Records. Below, listen to his latest single and see his upcoming tour schedule.

    Thurston Moore 2014 Tour Dates:
    08/06 – London, UK @ Cafe Oto
    08/07 – London, UK @ Cafe Oto
    08/15 – Kiewit, BE @ Pukkelpop
    08/16 – Hamburg, DE @ Dockville Festival
    08/17 – Berlin, DE @ Lido
    08/18 – Bielefeld, DE @ Forum
    08/19 – Amsterdam, NL @ Ocii
    08/21 – Paredes De Coura, PT @ Paredes De Coura Festival
    08/23 – Lausanne, CH @ For Noise Festival
    08/24 – Paris, FR @ Rock en Seine
    08/29 – Mirminham, UK @ Moseley Folk Fest
    09/05 – Raleigh, NC @ Hopscotch Music Festival
    09/07 – Toronto, ON @ Riot Fest Toronto
    09/12 – Victoria, BC @ Rifflandia Festival
    09/14 – Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest Chicago
    09/20 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Book Festival
    10/03 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret *
    10/04 – Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s *
    10/07 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall *
    10/08 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium *
    10/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex *
    10/11 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room *

    * = w/ Sebadoh

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