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Sonic Youth - In/Out/In Colored Vinyl LP (Indie)

Sonic Youth In/Out/In Colored Vinyl LP (Indie)


Unreleased Rarities from the 2000-2010 Era, Most for the First Time on Any Physical Format!


In mulling over their career, it's staggering to realize that Sonic Youth not only delivered a healthy slab of releases as a unit but also have a myriad of shelved material still waiting for broader ears. In/Out/In reveals their last decade to be still heavy on the roll-tape and bug-out Sonic Youth.


Not all recorded in one session but rather spread out over 2000-2010, the sequencing here is especially well thought out.


Opening with the 2008 "Basement Contender" we get a super-unfiltered glimpse of the band at Kim and Thurston's Northampton house creating a gentle springboard of Venusian choogle, with phased Lee lappings at cascading Thurston figures forming a simmering soundtrack.


"Machine" offers another instrumental track from The Eternal sessions and is a steamy exercise in stop-start rhythmic grunt amidst a jungle of chiming and upward spiraling chord progressions.


We've also got the extended score offering "Social Static" from the Chris Habib/Spencer Tunick film of the same name, draping white sheets of noise over your head then descending into a gauzy maw of car-alarm guitars and ambient-yet-disruptive turbulence that eventually subsides into a smoky coda.


Two more tracks round out the set both culled from a Three Lobed box set of various artists from 2011 called Not the Spaces You Know, But Between Them: "In & Out" quietly resembles Can in a cave with dripping stalactites of Kim's wordless tone rumble and was recorded at a soundcheck in Pomona California and their home Hoboken turf in 2010. "Out & In" from 2000 was done in their late downtown NYC studio and serves to close out this LP's last 12 minutes as a reminder of what they got up to with O'Rourke there.


Sonic Youth In/Out/In Track Listing:


1. Basement Contender
2. In & Out
3. Machine
4. Social Static
5. Out & In

Sonic Youth - In/Out/In Colored Vinyl LP (Indie)

SKU: 0634457078857
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